PA Server Monitor vs Kiali: What are the differences?
Developers describe PA Server Monitor as "Powerful Network and Server Monitoring Software". It is a server monitoring and network monitoring software application. The main function of the software is to monitor performance of servers and network devices in Windows and Linux environments. Data is kept on customers servers, not stored in the cloud. On the other hand, Kiali is detailed as "Service mesh observability and configuration". It is an observability console for Istio with service mesh configuration capabilities. It helps you to understand the structure of your service mesh by inferring the topology, and also provides the health of your mesh.
PA Server Monitor and Kiali can be categorized as "Monitoring" tools.
Some of the features offered by PA Server Monitor are:
- PA Server Monitor can watch: Event logs on local & remote Windows servers
- Ping response times
- CPU & memory usage
On the other hand, Kiali provides the following key features:
- Weighted Routing Wizard
- Matching Routing Wizard
- Suspend Traffic Wizard