Zabbix Championship

We are always curious to know where and how our software is used. Then add a natural desire for perpetual competition. Now you should understand why about 2 months ago we had asked all our newsletter readers to report us their Zabbix dashboard indicators.

We didn’t expect that so many of you will notice that small ad at the bottom of Christmas Eve’s newsletter inviting to take part in the competition 🙂 And so we were pleasantly surprised to receive so many replies.

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Reloading configuration cache

Zabbix daemons use various approaches to improve performance. One such measure, introduced in Zabbix 1.8, is configuration cache. It resulted in massive performance improvements (up to 10 times), mostly because of a significantly reduced database access (that we looked at in previous blog posts). This cache slightly changes how Zabbix operates, though, and can introduce some delays in configuration information processing. Zabbix 1.8.6 provides a new feature to help with configuration cache management.

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