As we have already mentioned earlier, there are new opportunities for mass data collection in the latest Zabbix version – Zabbix 3.4. Now let’s dwell on this functionality in more detail, and in order to make it more clear, we will tell about it in two examples:
- one-time collection of the data received in JSON with the console: Mercury 236 electric power consumption meter
- collection of hard drives and SSDs S.M.A.R.T. attributes obtained in tabular form with smartmontools.
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In a couple of short weeks we will meet again in Riga, to enjoy all the possibilities offered by the most epic Zabbix event of the year – Zabbix Conference 2017.
To help you get more familiar with the presenters of this years speeches, we are offering you insights in the minds of people stepping on the stage of our event and sharing their vision, experience and knowledge.
Today we would like to present Serg Mescheryakov, a Doctor of Science, Professor of St.Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia, specializing in Computer Science and Engineering. In his 37 years of experience in IT as a developer, database architect, analyst and teacher, he has published more than 120 scientific papers and books and implemented a series of enterprise-scale database systems.
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Last 5 days are left to join the most epic Zabbix event of the year and to help you with this decision, we are continuing the series of interviews with the presenters of Zabbix Conference 2017.
Registrations are filling up fast, but if you hurry you still might save your seat at the greatest Zabbix event of the year, providing fresh knowledge, skills and business opportunities in the world of it infrastructure monitoring.
Today we would like to present Software Development Manager at S.A.S, Steven Bush, overseeing Zabbix deployment with 4200 active servers across 24 data centers, 1112 users and custom data extraction tools for external reporting on 480000 items.
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Only 11 days are left to join the most epic Zabbix event of the year and to help you with this decision, we are continuing the series of interviews with the presenters of Zabbix Conference 2017.
Today we would like to present Accountable Manager at NATIXIS, Xavier Schneider, who has built an impressive Zabbix infrastructure (7500 nvps, +20000 hosts and 1200 users) and is working on many projects in the field of instrumentation infrastructure.
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Little over a month is left until we will meet again in Riga, and thus we are continuing to introduce the presenters of Zabbix Conference 2017.
This year we have put together a very diverse agenda, and with only 21 days left to register, we encourage you to get acquainted with our speakers to find out about their scheduled presentations and decide on why you really should join Zabbix Conference this year.
In this post we would like to present a Senior Manager of IT at NHK International, James Green – a large supporter of open source technologies with over 20 years of experience in the IT field currently overseeing large IT operations in North America and Europe.
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This autumn, on September 15-16, for the 7th time in a row we will meet again in Riga to participate in Zabbix Conference 2017.
As always you will witness inspiring presentations, gain fresh perspective on new trends and established monitoring concepts, while spending an amazing time before, during and after the conference.
To introduce the upcoming agenda that awaits you, we are creating a series of pre-conference interviews with the speakers, granting you a deeper insight on the themes and topics intertwined through the both days of our event.
In this post we would like to present founder of Mesoform, Gareth Brown, getting ready to share his experience of running containers, from the first steps to scaling and operating in cloud environments.
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For the 5th time in a row, Zabbix has participated in Interop Tokyo – the biggest network computing expo in Japan. This year, the event has welcomed around 143 000 visitors in total, breaking its own record of 140 000 attendees from the last year. An impressive and well-structured conference inspired everyone with its scale, professionalism and innovative approach.
Zabbix Japan Team introduced new appliance, revealed future plans and celebrated 5 years of steady and successful growth of Zabbix office in Tokyo. Let’s enjoy the moments we shared!
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This May Zabbix Team has joined Red Hat Summit and OpenStack Summit, both taking place back to back in Boston, MA – a great example when one good thing leads to another.
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This year, CeBIT has welcomed more than 200,000 specialists and 3,000 exhibitors in Hannover, with Zabbix shining among them. For us, CeBIT has always been a special event, with its great diversity of topics and plenty of new contacts.
Let’s have a quick overview of the moments we shared together with partners at one of the biggest high-tech expos in the world!
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Macros are variables that can resolve to a specific value depending on the context and location inside Zabbix. Effective use of macros allows to save time and make Zabbix configuration more transparent.
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