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An All-in-One, open source IT monitoring solution

Checkmk provides availability and performance monitoring with dynamic alerting, reporting and graphing for all layers of your IT infrastructure.

Out-of-the-box

More than 1800 pre-configured plugins included for automated monitoring.

Cross-platform

Checkmk supports Linux, Windows, macOS and most other unix-like system.

Customizable

Open source and integrates easily with 3rd-party products such as InfluxDB, VictorOps etc.

Stable Release: 1.5.0

18 Feb 2019

Features and updates:

  • Monitoring for AWS and Azure multi-cloud setups
  • Monitoring for Docker & Kubernetes
  • New ITSM and notification tools integrations: i-doit, Slack, VictorOps,PagerDuty
  • New modern UI
  • SLA monitoring
  • Performance de-bottlenecking with background jobs & other improvements
  • Enhanced security with encrypted agent communication
  • Self-analysis tools for ensuring best performance, reliability & security
  • Integration of dynamic status information into Hardware-/Software inventory
  • Time-specific parameters for more granular check configuration
  • Revised Management Board Monitoring supporting SNMP and IPMI

Upcoming Features

Version: 1.6.0

Release date: Sept. 2019

Planned features & updates:

  • Extended monitoring for AWS and Azure
  • Improved monitoring for Docker & Kubernetes
  • Automated monitoring for dynamic environments (CEE only)
  • New "Dark Theme" UI
  • Flexible configuration with hosts & labels autodiscovery
  • Improved visualization of complex aggregations
  • Monitoring of Elasticsearch, Splunk and many others
  • New integrations, e.g. ServiceNow, Jira (some CEE only)
  • Enhanced predictive analytics for capacity mgmt.
  • Improved security: encrypted Livestatus

Latest Patch Release

Version: 1.5.0p21

Release date: 31 Jul 2019

This version brings updates to:

  • 4 Checks & Agents
  • 2 Other improvements

View changelog


Open Source Enterprise
Evaluate & Learn Power your IT monitoring
Functionality
1700+ integrated plugin-ins
Hardware / Software inventory
Event console – SysLog, SNMP traps and log files analysis
Business Intelligence
Simple graphical visualization for time-series metrics data
Optional user interface in German
Interactive views, improved / own graphs, calculations
PDF reports
GUI management for extension packages (MKPs)
Graphical configuration of the monitoring agents
Graphically-configured automated action execution
Regularly recurring maintenance downtimes
SLA Reporting
Performance & Scalability
Monitoring kernel Nagios Checkmk Microcore
CPU efficiency medium very high
Long-time-horizon availability analysis slow very fast
Shortest measurement interval 60s 1s
Distributed monitoring with many instances and high latencies
Central alert handling in distributed monitoring
Automated central agent updating
Free From 600€

The Checkmk Managed Services Edition includes all features of the Checkmk Enterprise Edition, plus:

  • Customer administration
  • Assignment of instances, users, etc. to customers
  • Central dashboard across all customers; Overall monitoring status by customer
  • Strict data segregation – no customer is able to see data from other customers
  • Individual adaptation of the UI color schemes, integration of your logo

Open source is our core

Checkmk has been available as an open source project since 2007. More than 15 full-time developers work daily on improving Checkmk. More than 80 percent of our code changes are available in our open-source edition: the Checkmk Raw Edition.

We have more than 500,000 lines of code published under the GPL2.0 license. Check out our GitHub repository.

In the last 30 days:

25
Authors
798
Commits
1,485
Files Changed
27,477
Additions
36,246
Deletions

Compatibility / Integrations

pagerduty
VictorOps
InfluxDB
Graphite
slack
i-doit
Jira
Servicenow

Unify your IT monitoring in a single tool

Checkmk provides a unified monitoring solution that is flexible, ultra-scalable, fast to set up and maintain regardless of where in your IT infrastructure you decide to deploy it.

Servers

One instance can monitor large networks with thousands of servers.

Applications

Use pre-configured plugins to get relevant metrics from your applications.

Networks

Discover hidden issues and performance bottlenecks in your network.

Cloud

Unify your monitoring for public, private and hybrid cloud environments.

Storage

Monitor all kinds of storage systems and get notified when thresholds are reached.

Databases

Monitor databases from the 'outside' (via network ports) or from within (via the OS).

Environment

Prevent major physical hazards and intrusion in your IT rooms and data centers.

Container

Get reliable insights across all your container and container orchestration platforms.

You're in good company

Checkmk is proud to monitor some of the world’s largest organizations

Groupon
Vodafone
DB Schenker
Bosch
Zalando
Telekom
Airbus
Osram
Marketo
The Linde Group