Weekly Snap: DevOps Camp & Icinga 2 Workshop, PuppetDB & Foreman

weekly snap15 – 19 September was filled with sys admin tips and events – looking ahead to the OSMC, and back on the DevOps Camp and Icinga 2 Monitoring Redesigned workshop just past.
Eva started by counting 71 days to the OSMC with Rihards Olups’ talk on Zabbix and Marius G continued by sharing his impressions from the recent DevOps Camp 2014 in Nuremberg.
Meanwhile, Michael gave the lowdown on the Icinga 2 Monitoring Redesigned workshop just past as Markus explained how to make the most of Puppet’s ‘exported resources’ feature with PuppetDB and Foreman.
Finally, Georg introduced three water intrusion sensor systems from our hardware store.

Weekly Snap: PuppetCamp Munich, Mac Resets & Puppet Course Online

weekly snap7 – 11 October was packed with events – in the lead up to the OSMC and PuppetCamp Munich, we dug into online instruction on Puppet and LConf while sharing a few Apple Mac resets on the side.
With just 15 days to the OSMC, Eva shared Mike Adolph’s presentation on “Monitoring Behavior Driven Infrastructures with Cucumber-Nagios”.
Georg rounded up interested participants for a webinar on the Icinga/Nagios configuration tool, LConf and uploaded the video promptly thereafter.
Markus announced the upcoming PuppetCamp III on 28 November in Munich while Silke unveiled our new online Puppet Fundamentals course in cooperation with the Media Linux Academy.

Weekly Snap: Qcow2, SNMP & MAX!

weekly snap30 September – 4 October started a new month with tips for VM mounting and printer monitoring alongside ideas for communication in web applications and centralized office heating.
Starting the week, Eva counted 23 days to the OSMC 2013 with Ralf Döring’s presentation on “Monitoring at DB Systel” before sharing her memories and photos from the recent OpenNebula Conf 2013.
Following with sys admin tips, Achim mounted qcow2 using libguestfs tools and Markus W showed how to monitor printers via SNMP while Michael forwarded news of the latest Nagios Plugins 1.5 release.
Finally, Jannis considered the various approaches to asynchronous communication in web programs as Georg introduced a new centralized heating regulator to the office.

Weekly Snap: Ldirectord, WMI monitoring & OpenNebula

weekly snap16 – 20 September offered monitoring variety- with tips, presentations and the Monitorama in Berlin alongside an OpenNebula webinar and new tricks on Raspberry Pi.
On the event circuit, Bernd, Julian and Michael reported back from Monitorama EU and Eva counted 43 days to the OSMC 2013 with Erol Ülükmen’s presentation on “Monitoring IT Infrastructure with Opsi”
Christoph then showed how to monitor WMI with Perl on Windows, while Markus played with load balancing on Raspberry Pi using ldirectord,
Lastly, Christian uploaded the video of our second OpenNebula webinar to our website and Youtube channel and Nadja, our newest apprentice to the office introduced herself.

Weekly Snap: Trocla for Puppet & Web Notifications for All

weekly snap10 – 14 June introduced Trocla, the latest generation of web notifications and a new colleague.
Eva counted 134 days down to the OSMC 2013 with Andreas Ericsson’s presentation on Nagios 4.0.
Marius G, our newest addition to the Managed Services team introduced himself and Jannis played with cross-platform web notifications while Markus discovered the Trocla way of saving passwords in Puppet.

Open Source Monitoring Conference on Nagios 2010 – Vorträge verpasst?

Die Vorträge der Open Source Monitoring Conference on Nagios wurden auch 2010 wieder von unserem Partner dem Linux Magazin live mitgeschnitten und anschließend archiviert. Wer die Konferenz verpasst hat oder sich einen der spannenden Vorträge wie Rainer Jung | Java Monitoring und Troubleshooting, das Icinga Team | Monitoring mit Icinga, Michael Medin | NSCLient++ oder Wolfgang Barth | Netzwerkmonitoring mit Argus erneut anhören möchte kann dies nun ab sofort online auf den Seiten des Linux Magazins: http://streaming.linux-magazin.de/
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