Aug 19, 2019 | By Thomas Widhalm
When we hunt down problems in Icinga setups we ask for logs most of the time. While you get used to sifting through logs and collect some bash magic during the process there’s always the wish for this routine to be easier and especially faster. If you get logfiles from several days where each of the nodes produces millions of logfiles per day, every time you start your grep’s over and over get’s you madder and madder. So I started searching for a solution.
Jul 25, 2019 | By Michael Friedrich
For months we have been working on one of the biggest and most important releases since the creation of Icinga 2. Icinga 2 version 2.11 includes improvements for performance, stability and scalability. After many changes of lines of code, additions and deletions we believe we’re finally there. But we want to have you on board, so we decided to go with a Release Candidate first. Today we’re happy to announce the general availability of this release!
Jul 16, 2019 | By Feu Mourek
As a little introduction for everyone who has not heard about the cube yet: The cube module is there to show statistics grouped by the custom variables that have been set for the hosts and services. They are then displayed in up to three dimensions for a quick overview to show the relations. The most prominent change is the addition of services: While it used to be only possible to have the hosts in a cube, the module has now been extended to provide full functionality with services as well.
This talk gives a quick overview of Kibana Canvas. First we are exporting some Icinga data to Elasticsearch and then we will turn to the special capabilities of Canvas — a new component of Kibana. It is both powerful and also a bit scary initially, since all you have is a white canvas on which you can arrange visualizations, logos, texts,… any way you want. We put together some screens, which are live updating and still ready for management.
The performance of ICT services (e.g. popular ERP network applications) fluctuate over time: they can be affected by latencies or downtimes. This is due to a variety of factors such as the number of user connections, the quality of software optimization, the balancing of hardware resources, etc.
Monitoring is important – but as your company grows it becomes harder to keep an eye on all the different moving parts. As the times roll by and the company grows new technologies are being added to the stack and it’s essential to make sure those can be monitored reliably out there in the wild. We want to share how we transformed monitoring from a one man job to something every developer and Product Manager cares about and actively participates in.
Mar 22, 2018 | By icinga
The idea of Software as a Service (SaaS) isn't new, but still it is getting more and more attraction nowadays. Also the acceptance in the European market of such services is increasing steady. Developing and running such a platform can be challenging, but modern Open Source Software and modern development processes can help. This talk covers the components and technologies of the NETWAYS Web Services platform for Icinga.