Ganglia is a scalable, real-time monitoring and execution environment with all execution requests and statistics expressed in an open well-defined XML format.
In the base setup, i.e., the upstream source code, Ganglia does not provide any metrics for Power5/6/7-specific capabilities.
You should install the appropriate additional Ganglia module (please see further below) if you want any of the following features:
Here you find descriptions of all available additional metrics for AIX and Linux on Power that I have written:
Current version: v3.7.2
Older versions (still supported)
Older versions (not supported anymore)
Even older version
Ganglia web interfaces
Other (useful) stuff
Here are some more (useful) things I have been working on