What graphing monitoring software is there for Linux?

I am looking for any free graphing software for linux that is capable of storing data in a database.
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maeltarCommented:
MRTG is an excellent tool for monitoring and used an RRD (Round Robin Database) backend, http://oss.oetiker.ch/mrtg/

Or are you meaning you want it to store the data in something like mysql ?
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jschultz0614Author Commented:
maeltar:
I basically have a mess of wifi mesh nodes and need to send all data to something that can be retrieved at any time. MySQL would be preferred or even MSSQL.

So far Im planning on nagios, MRTG, DNA and at least IPTraf. But I am really wanting allot more metric results for future planning, traffic shaping, bandwidth usage detection, etc...
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Swadhin RaySenior Technical Engineer Commented:
DTGraph - Digitemp/MySQL Graphing Tool is an open source software that performs Visualization task .
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Swadhin RaySenior Technical Engineer Commented:
Cacti Network Graphing Tool is another one .. for more information check this :

http://studyhat.blogspot.com/2010/10/cacti-network-graphing-tool-redhat.html
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jschultz0614Author Commented:
I just saw Cacti... have not read much about it, is it an addon to linux or a standalone?
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Swadhin RaySenior Technical Engineer Commented:
it's a standalone...  For more information on Cacti , go to URL "http://www.cacti.net/" and check .
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jschultz0614Author Commented:
I guess my question should have been... Is cacti something that is standalone like an O/S or just a service like webmin?
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nociSoftware EngineerCommented:
Cacti is a service. It's a manament toolkit around the MRTG (round robin database + grapher).
you will need some kind of webserver to present the data.
Most probably there is a vmplayer appliance like http://www.vmware.com/appliances/directory/892
which has everything onboard. (The mentioned one is rather old...)
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jgiordanoCommented:
I have not used it yet but gmon was recommended to me for AIX and Linux

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/wikis/display/WikiPtype/gmon+-+A+Graphical+LPar+Monitor
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jschultz0614Author Commented:
What can I do to keep this question open. I had some server hicups and need additional time to implement suggestions from this thread?
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