Database ODBC Monitoring with Zabbix

Dmitry Lambert,
Zabbix Certified Expert & Trainer,
Sometimes it is required to monitor not only a performance of database, but also the data inside it. Zabbix has native functionality to query the database, visualize and process the data.

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Zabbix XPath Preprocessing

Dmitry Lambert,
Zabbix Certified Expert & Trainer

Processing of XML documents were never as easy as now. Xpath preprocessing is available as a native functionality without any third party scripts or modules. Write your xpath query and use it against your XML document to extract desired value.

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Trend Prediction Tutorial in Zabbix 4.0

Dmitry Lambert,
Zabbix Certified Expert & Trainer

Monitoring does not have to be about past and present. By utilizing trend prediction functions in Zabbix it is possible to analyze already collected data and predict the value in future. In that way, it is possible to get notified about the problem before it even happened.

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Context Macro Support in Zabbix

Context Macro Support in ZabbixDmitry Lambert,
Zabbix Certified Expert & Trainer

User macros with context can be used to accomplish more flexible thresholds in trigger expressions. Different thresholds may be defined on user macro level and then used in trigger constants depending on the discovered context. In this post we are going to check simple example, how to configure it in real life scenario.

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Zabbix 4.2 — Prometheus Integration

Zabbix 4.2 — Prometheus Integration

Dmitry Lambert,
Zabbix Certified Expert & Trainer

In latest release of Zabbix prometheus integration is available out of the box. It allows us to easily collect and parse metrics from collectors. Monitor them independently or create low level discovery rules for dynamically changing environments.

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Zabbix Remote Commands

Dmitry Lambert,
Zabbix Certified Expert & Trainer.
Explains how to use Remote command functionality in Zabbix and what to keep in mind.
Real life scenario of pro active monitoring of Windows services, to automatically start services that were stopped for any reason. And then use escalation support to notify people, if remote command did not help.

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