PRADS is a "Passive Real-time Asset Detection System". It passively listens to network traffic and gathers information on hosts and services it sees. This information can be used to map your network, letting you know what services and hosts are alive and used. It can also be used together with your favorite IDS/IPS setup for "event to host/service" correlation. It can help you make sure that your inventory database is up to date. PRADS commes in two versions. One written in Perl, and one written in C. Some features might only be found in one of the versions.
DHCP Lease Query in PHP is a PHP class that will allow you to send DHCPLEASEQUERY packets to inquire about known leases from a remote DHCP server. It is similar in nature to ISC's OMAPI but without the hangs it creates, nor does it cause dhcpd to behave in a single-threaded fashion while talking to it. After all, it emulates an actual DHCP "helper" (relay agent) and, as such, all queries travel over IP. It is based on RFCs related to DHCP and follows the RFCs as closely as possible.
The p2pd package can be used to build scalable content distribution networks (CDNs) for interactive video-on-demand (VoD) streaming. It can be used as a server, a cache, and a client, and used to construct both traditional CDNs and P2P-based CDNs that make use of client resources to stream video files. The system is network aware, attempts to make efficient use of the available resources, and adapts to server failures.
Syncless is an experimental, lightweight, non-blocking (asynchronous) client and server socket network communication library implemented in Stackless Python 2.6. It contains an asynchronous DNS resolver (using dnspython) and an HTTP server capable of serving WSGI applications. It aims to be a coroutine-based alternative of event-driven networking engines (such as Twisted and FriendFeed's Tornado). It is already about that fast, but it has fewer features and is less stable now.
trx is a toolset for broadcasting live audio from Linux. It sends and receives encoded audio over IP networks, via a soundcard or audio interface, and can be used for point-to-point audio links or multicast (e.g., private transmitter links or audio distribution). High-quality wideband audio (such as music) can be sent with low latency and fast recovery from dropouts.
Octave daemon is a network daemon for GNU Octave, implemented in PHP. The package also contains a PHP client for connecting to the daemon. Native PHP applications can also use the connector class to run ad hoc Octave instances, circumventing the daemon altogether (which can be useful for development or small projects).
Wiremaps is an application that gathers layer 2 wiring information on a network using protocols like LLDP, EDP, CDP, and SONMP. It also gathers information from the FDB (MAC-port table on switches), the ARP table (MAC-IP table), and some miscellaneous information like interface names.
Collage is a cross-platform C++ library for building heterogenous, distributed applications. Among other things, it is the cluster backend for the Equalizer parallel rendering framework. It provides an abstraction of different network connections, peer-to-peer messaging, node discovery, synchronization, and high-performance, object-oriented, versioned data distribution. It is designed for low-overhead multi-threaded execution, which allows applications to easily exploit multi-core architectures.