Weekly Snap: RT & Icinga in Admin Magazine, Chemnitzer Linux Days & a FIAE Apprenticeship

31 Jan – 4 Feb turned over the month with two articles in Admin Magazine, an Icinga appearance at the upcoming Chemnitz Linux Days and a FIAE apprenticeship offer.
Rebecca started by sharing an article on Icinga published in Admin Magazine’s January-February edition. It covered presented the monitoring solution’s features including the recently integrated Business Process Addon and LDAP configuration enabler, LConf.
She went on to recommend another article on Request Tracker (RT) in the same Admin Magazine edition. Written by Julian Hein, it is a comprehensive guide to the open source ticketing system used to sort, and manage the processing of tasks and client enquiries in a structured manner. It covered RT’s many features and reporting capabilities with a “how-to” configure and automate custom processes also thrown in.
Julian then offered an event tip: Chemnitz Linux Days on 19 – 20 March will feature over 100 presentations and workshops, including one by Bernd Erk on “Icinga – Open Source Monitoring More Powerful Than Before”. Held at the Chemnitz University of Technology, the event also presents more than 50 open source projects in an exhibition area such as LibreOffice, Open Streetmap and a stand by the Icinga Team too.
Lastly, Marius called out to FIAE (Fachinformatiker – Anwendungsentwicklung) students looking for an apprenticeship in software development. From 1 September this year, a place will be open, offering practical experience in the latest web development technologies such as Python and PHP as well as low level/ data processing languages like C and Perl under Linux. Whether it be supporting consultants on client visits, maintaining or developing open source solutions, the apprenticeship will be highly varied and cover all areas of development – from conception to implementation, installation and configuration. Applicants are welcome to view the position details and apply online.