What’s new in Zabbix 5.4

Zabbix 5.4.0 released on May 17, 2021 — a non-LTS release that will be supported only for 7-8 months, has already received a lot of attention from our users, our community, and our customers due to a number of very significant and long-anticipated improvements. Zabbix 5.4.0 release comes with scheduled PDF report generation, robust problem detection, advanced data aggregation, and other significant improvements.

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Zabbix proxy performance tuning and troubleshooting

Most Zabbix users use proxies, and those running medium to large instances might have encountered some performance issues. From this post and the video, you will learn more about the most common troubleshooting steps to resolve any proxy issues and to detect them as sometimes you might be unaware of an ongoing issue, as well as basic performance tuning to prevent such issues in the future.

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Managing complexity in Zabbix installations with Splunk

A big data analytics engine can be used to optimize large and complex Zabbix installations: keeping track of the amount and kind of problems over time, top alert producers, and much more. You can employ Splunk to optimize and analyze vital Zabbix runtime parameters, such as ‘unsupported items,’ repeatedly happening host availability issues, misconfigured agents, and Zabbix Queue entries.

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