Nagios plugin to check load normalized by core count
Installation is simple:
pip install nagios-load-per-core
git clone https://github.com/carlf/nagios-load-per-core.git python setup.py install
Simply call with warning and critical values. Please note that the load average is normalized such that it is divided by the number of cores on the host.
check-load-by-core -w 1.3 -c 2.4