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Native Binaries with PHP

There is always a big debate about whether interpreted or compiled languages are more useful. I think it is important to look at the pros and cons. Both language types have their strengths and weaknesses. While interpreted languages are great for maintaining and modifying software, compiled languages usually outperform them in terms of performance and packaging.

Making Use of Previous State in Icinga2 Check Commands

When writing a custom check plugin for Icinga 2, there are situations where in addition to observing the current state of a system, taking the past into account as well can be helpful. A common case for this is when the data source provides counter values, i.e. values that increase over time and you are less interested in the current value but more in how it changes.

Spain's top insurance giant, Mutua Madrileña, counts on Icinga

We take pride in our diverse range of customers and users worldwide who trust Icinga for their monitoring needs. That’s why we’re showcasing some of these enterprises with their Success stories. It’s stories from companies or organizations just like yours, of any size and different kinds of industries.

Monitoring the Unknown in the Service Manager

Nearly every operating system comes with at least one kind of service management. On a Unix-based operating system, this is historically part of the init system. While the specific tools have matured over time and there are changes between operating systems, they are essentially used to orchestrate both operating system services and user services. Specifically, a service manager ensures that, e.g., a web server is started once the network is configured and available.

Icinga 2 API and debug console

Have you ever experienced configuration issues, such as notifications not being sent as expected or apply rules not matching all expected objects, probably due to an incorrectly set custom variable? Icinga 2 has several options to assist you in such situations. Last time, Julian demonstrated how to analyse such problems using the icinga2 object list command. Today I will show you how to interactively investigate your problem using the mighty Icinga 2 debug console.

Photowatt, a French EDF group subsidiary trusts Icinga

We take pride in our diverse range of customers and users worldwide who trust Icinga for their monitoring needs. That’s why we’re showcasing some of these enterprises with their Success stories. It’s stories from companies or organizations just like yours, of any size and different kinds of industries.