Being an open-source minded in a closed source world. Interview with Zabbix Conference Benelux 2020 speaker Patrik Uytterhoeven.

Patrik Uytterhoeven is an opensource minded consultant working for Open-Future – one of the oldest Zabbix partners. Patrik is a certified Zabbix trainer and also the author of the Zabbix Cookbook and co-author of the Zabbix 4 network monitoring book. At Zabbix Conference Benelux 2020 he will speak about upgrading Zabbix and migrating from PostgreSQL table partitioning to PostgreSQL with TimescaleDB.

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A Journey Of Discovery. Interview with Zabbix Conference Benelux 2020 speaker Frank Klaassen.

Frank Klaassen is a Senior DevOps Engineer with a broad range of experience and interests.  Monitoring plays an integral part in his career – he has been working with Zabbix since 2008 and either introduced or improved the usage of Zabbix at all companies he has worked for. At Zabbix Conference Benelux 2020 Frank will talk about the discovery functionality of Zabbix to make configuration of environments easier and less time-consuming.

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Scaling Zabbix with MySQL InnoDB Cluster

Build a scalable and highly available Zabbix monitoring system by scaling it on database level with MySQL InnoDB cluster. It guarantees data consistency and automated conflict resolution, automated failover, and self-healing.

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Case Study. Digital Preservation Micro Services + Zabbix @ Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

The Bodleian Library is one of the oldest libraries in Europe, and in Britain, it is second in size only to the British Library. First opened to scholars in 1602, it incorporates an earlier library built by the University in the 15th century to house books donated by Humfrey, Duke of Gloucester. Since 1602 it has expanded, slowly at first but with increasing momentum over the last 150 years, to keep pace with the ever-growing accumulation of books, papers, and other materials, but the core of the old buildings has remained intact. Together, the Bodleian Libraries hold over 13 million printed items.

The Bodleian Digital Library System and Services (BDLSS) department have used Zabbix since 2015 for monitoring infrastructure which consists of over 350 virtual servers, multiple storage systems, and two tape robot libraries.

The Clarendon Building, Oxford, United Kingdom

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Lessons with Zabbix. Interview with Zabbix Summit 2019 speaker Julio Cesar Hegedus.

Julio Cesar Hegedus is currently responsible for a project to build a large Zabbix environment that supports multi-site fail-over.  At Zabbix Summit 2019 he will focus on the lessons learned with Zabbix, sharing positive and negative aspects.

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Everything is possible! Interview with Zabbix Summit 2019 speaker Wolfgang Alper

Being an experienced Zabbix expert, Wolfgang Alper has implemented a variety of creative projects. At this year’s Summit, his presentation will reveal how “Deutsche Telekom Technik GmbH” integrated lots of Zabbix-Server instances into their existing IBM NetCool ticket system. The main goal was to reuse the entire existing infrastructure and the attached business processes to work with alarms created by Zabbix.

We have asked Wolfgang a few questions about creativity while working with Zabbix.

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