eSMSd is a simple daemon for connecting a Gnokii-handled mobile phone with SQL database into a SMS gateway. It bears great simplicity, and is therefore suitable for custom projects and smaller businesses, but is still powerful enough to handle larger loads. The project is intended as a replacement for Gnokii's SMSd, but is much simpler (therefore great for hacking, learning, and SMS magic) and also a little more portable (SMSd tends to crash on AMD-64).
pmtr starts your application daemons (not the system daemons) at system boot and lets you dynamically add, remove, or edit jobs at runtime. What makes pmtr different from sysvinit and similar systems is that all your jobs are defined in one configuration file, and the syntax is friendly.