pv (Pipe Viewer) is a terminal-based tool for monitoring the progress of data through a pipeline. It can be inserted into any normal pipeline between two processes to give a visual indication of how quickly data is passing through, how long it has taken, how near to completion it is, and an estimate of how long it will be until completion.
bcnu is a Web-based system management tool which delivers information on the status of networked systems in a simple and easy-to-use manner. It uses a web browser to display information about hosts in a tabular form. Historical information can be held indefinitely, and there is a powerful query tool available to interrogate it. Client systems can run an agent which logs information back to a central system. An agent scheduler is integrated to allow agents to be run at different intervals. Standard agents include ftp, http, disk space, logfiles, processes, and more.
ifinfo is a simple command line network inquiry/formatting tool specifically designed to output some useful information about your network connection. It works by querying the relevant tables in /proc as well as the output of various Unix commands. Its entire purpose in life is to tell you what you want to know, hopefully in the format you wish to see it.
Openwsman provides an implementation of the Web Services Management specification and expose system management information on the Linux operating system using the WS-Management protocol. It is based on a suite of Web services specifications and usage requirements that exposes a set of operations focused on and covering all system management aspects.
Y Object Database Adapter (YODA) is an environment for creating and running network accessible applications. It can permanently store objects of any type and complexity, and supports attributes of most types (with the exception of only a few Python types, such as thread locks). It can be extended with YODA- server applications, and an application compiler and loader are provided.