Overview of Existing Systems and Unix Specifics

There are so few systems that provide dynamic load balancing that little has been done to enhance the basic monitoring present on each central system by providing remote access to each system's load monitoring through Remote Procedure Call Service to that system. Unix/solaris tools for local performance monitoring include: Network versions of some of these are available through Sun RPC servers: For process and system characterisation, there are tools for user and system profiling: