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OSMC 2021 | inspectIT Ocelot: Dynamic OpenTelemetry Instrumentation at Runtime

This entry is part 7 of 15 in the series OSMC 2021

OSMC 2021 has brought many insights into latest monitoring trends and we’re still amazed about that great on-site event last autmn. We’re happy to had a big amount of international attendees, 28 top-level speakers and not to forget our much valued sponsors on bord – in short: we’re grateful for everyone who made OSMC 2021 a special and an exciting event once again!

For all of you who would like to listen to last year’s experts sessions as a follow-up, I’ve created this blog series. It reminds you bi-weekly of one of our OSMC lectures including its video recording.

Today it’s all about Marius Oehler and his talk inspectIT Ocelot: Dynamic OpenTelemetry Instrumentation at Runtime. He shows, how the open source inspectIT Ocelot Java agent can be used to dynamically inject OpenTelemetry code at runtime for extracting specific application and business data – and all this without having to adapt the application itself.

Enjoy Marius’ lecture!

 

 

If you’re already curious about what will await you at this year’s Open Source Monitoring Conference mark your calendars for November 14 – 16, 2022.

Grab your Early Bird ticket until June 30 and become part of an extraordinary open source event!

In case you have some great news to spread, you’re invited to join us as a speaker! Submit you paper for OSMC until July 31.

 

We’re looking forward to meeting you all again this autumn in Nuremberg.

Stay tuned!

Katja Kotschenreuther
Katja Kotschenreuther
Online Marketing Manager

Katja ist seit Oktober 2020 Teil des Marketing Teams. Als Online Marketing Managerin kümmert sie sich neben der Optimierung unserer Websites und Social Media Kampagnen hauptsächlich um die Bewerbung unserer Konferenzen und Trainings. In ihrer Freizeit ist sie immer auf der Suche nach neuen Geocaches, bereist gern die Welt, knuddelt alle Tierkinder, die ihr über den Weg laufen und stattet ihrer niederbayrischen Heimat Passau regelmäßig Besuche ab.

OSMC 2021 | Icinga for Windows – Evolution

This entry is part 7 of 15 in the series OSMC 2021

OSMC 2021 has brought many insights into latest monitoring trends and we’re still amazed about that great on-site event last autmn. We’re happy to had a big amount of international attendees, 28 top-level speakers and not to forget our much valued sponsors on bord – in short: we’re grateful for everyone who made OSMC 2021 a special and an exciting event once again!

For all of you who would like to listen to last year’s experts sessions as a follow-up, I’ve created this blog series. It reminds you bi-weekly of one of our OSMC lectures including its video recording.

Today it’s all about Christian Stein and his talk „Icinga for Windows – Evolution“. He discusses the current state of Icinga for Windows, the future plans and new features and improvements that will follow with v1.7.0. In addition, Christian provides a short summary, on how Icinga for Windows will help developers to easily write their own plugins with minimal effort.

Enjoy Christian’s lecture!

 

 

If you’re already curious about what will await you at this year’s Open Source Monitoring Conference mark your calendars for November 14 – 16, 2022.

Grab your Early Bird ticket until June 30 and become part of an extraordinary open source event!

In case you have some great news to spread, you’re invited to join us as a speaker! Submit you paper for OSMC until July 31.

 

We’re looking forward to meeting you all again this autumn in Nuremberg.

Stay tuned!

Katja Kotschenreuther
Katja Kotschenreuther
Online Marketing Manager

Katja ist seit Oktober 2020 Teil des Marketing Teams. Als Online Marketing Managerin kümmert sie sich neben der Optimierung unserer Websites und Social Media Kampagnen hauptsächlich um die Bewerbung unserer Konferenzen und Trainings. In ihrer Freizeit ist sie immer auf der Suche nach neuen Geocaches, bereist gern die Welt, knuddelt alle Tierkinder, die ihr über den Weg laufen und stattet ihrer niederbayrischen Heimat Passau regelmäßig Besuche ab.

OSMC 2021 | Open Source API-HUB – Connect Icinga2, Zabbix, CheckMK and more with OpenCelium

This entry is part 7 of 15 in the series OSMC 2021

OSMC 2021 has brought many insights into latest monitoring trends and we’re still amazed about that great on-site event last autmn. We’re happy to had a big amount of international attendees, 28 top-level speakers and not to forget our much valued sponsors on bord – in short: we’re grateful for everyone who made OSMC 2021 a special and an exciting event once again!

For all of you who would like to listen to last year’s experts sessions as a follow-up, I’ve created this blog series. It reminds you bi-weekly of one of our OSMC lectures including its video recording.

Today it’s all about Jakob Semre and his talk „Open Source API-HUB – Connect Icinga2, Zabbix, CheckMK and more with OpenCelium“.

Enjoy Jakob’s lecture!

 

 

If you’re already curious about what will await you at this year’s Open Source Monitoring Conference mark your calendars for November 14 – 16, 2022.

Grab your Early Bird ticket until June 30 and become part of an extraordinary open source event!

In case you have some great news to spread, you’re invited to join us as a speaker! Submit you paper for OSMC until July 31.

 

We’re looking forward to meeting you all again this autumn in Nuremberg.

Stay tuned!

Katja Kotschenreuther
Katja Kotschenreuther
Online Marketing Manager

Katja ist seit Oktober 2020 Teil des Marketing Teams. Als Online Marketing Managerin kümmert sie sich neben der Optimierung unserer Websites und Social Media Kampagnen hauptsächlich um die Bewerbung unserer Konferenzen und Trainings. In ihrer Freizeit ist sie immer auf der Suche nach neuen Geocaches, bereist gern die Welt, knuddelt alle Tierkinder, die ihr über den Weg laufen und stattet ihrer niederbayrischen Heimat Passau regelmäßig Besuche ab.

OSMC 2021 | Scaling Naemon deployments to Kubernetes with Merlin

This entry is part 7 of 15 in the series OSMC 2021

OSMC 2021 has brought many insights into latest monitoring trends and we’re still amazed about that great on-site event last autmn. We’re happy to had a big amount of international attendees, 28 top-level speakers and not to forget our much valued sponsors on bord – in short: we’re grateful for everyone who made OSMC 2021 a special and an exciting event once again!

For all of you who would like to listen to last year’s experts sessions as a follow-up, I’ve created this blog series. It reminds you bi-weekly of one of our OSMC lectures including its video recording.

Today it’s all about Jacob Baungård Hansen and his talk „Scaling Naemon deployments to Kubernetes with Merlin“. He demonstrates how Merlin can be used to scale a Naemon deployment to multiple servers, including new functionality that allows deployment to Kubernetes and making use of Kubernetes autoscaling feature.

Enjoy Jacob’s lecture!

 

 

If you’re already curious about what will await you at this year’s Open Source Monitoring Conference mark your calendars for November 14 – 16, 2022.

Grab your Early Bird ticket until June 30 and become part of an extraordinary open source event!

In case you have some great news to spread, you’re invited to join us as a speaker! Submit you paper for OSMC until July 31.

 

We’re looking forward to meeting you all again this autumn in Nuremberg.

Stay tuned!

Katja Kotschenreuther
Katja Kotschenreuther
Online Marketing Manager

Katja ist seit Oktober 2020 Teil des Marketing Teams. Als Online Marketing Managerin kümmert sie sich neben der Optimierung unserer Websites und Social Media Kampagnen hauptsächlich um die Bewerbung unserer Konferenzen und Trainings. In ihrer Freizeit ist sie immer auf der Suche nach neuen Geocaches, bereist gern die Welt, knuddelt alle Tierkinder, die ihr über den Weg laufen und stattet ihrer niederbayrischen Heimat Passau regelmäßig Besuche ab.

OSMC 2021 | Monitoring Open Infrastructure Logs – With Real Life Examples

This entry is part 6 of 15 in the series OSMC 2021

Last November OSMC 2021 took place. With me being part of NETWAYS since September 2021 it also has been my first OSMC. In the heart of Open Source many speakers talked about their experiences, shared knowledge and showcased what can be done in the field of monitoring using Open Source.
I have already given a little insight on another talk and would like to do so again.

Logs are a necessity

When it comes to IT infrastructure logs are an essential tool for us humans to understand what the machines are doing. They can tell you a lot about workloads, potential scaling needs and current problems.
Without logs we would not be able to “easily” adjust to changing circumstances and ever-growing demands.

That is where Marcelo Perazolo (IBM) comes in with his talk to tell us about Open Infrastructure Logs specifically.
Let me give you a brief overview about his talk.

 

Open Infrastructure Foundation / OpenInfra

The Open Infrastructure Foundation (OIF) was initially founded in 2012 to guide and lead the OpenStack project (called the OpenStack Foundation back then). OpenStack itself was started by NASA and Rackspace Technology in 2010 but has been joined by many companies by now.

Today Openstack is maintained by the OIF and the community revolving around OpenStack.

According to the OIF Open Infrastructure means the use of open alternatives for various forms of compute storage and networking. The different open source components should fit together to provide a flexible, scalable and ready to use environment that companies can rely on.

 

Elastic Stack Components

In his example Perazolo depicts a cluster consisting of three nodes, each of which has a controller that sends data to its own Logstash which in turn sends data to Elasticsearch.
There is also one Kibana instance per node. If an instance goes down however HAProxy will point to another instance ensuring that operations can still continue.

 

Requirements for log monitoring

Any log monitoring solution should provide the following:

  • must be able to collect millions of logs per day from different sources
  • ability to filter and streamline logs according to specific criteria
  • capability to visualize large quantities of data in a simple way
  • a way to essentially “zoom” into data changing from a simple overview to a close up view of specific data

The aforementioned Elastic Stack consisting of

  • Filebeat (for collecting logs)
  • Logstash (for filtering and streamlining data)
  • Elasticsearch (for high performance storage/querying)
  • Kibana (for flexible visualizations)

is one possible solution.

 

After Perazolo talked about the basic requirements and the chosen solution he goes on to explain best practices for collecting and transforming logs and also suggests a way on how to handle constantly growing amounts of logs.

If you would like to know more now, feel free to watch his talk and listen to Marcelo Perazolo for yourself.

Full talk and more from and about OSMC 2021

Watch the whole talk by Marcelo Perazolo here:

 

Since OSMC 2021 is unfortunately over we still have something for you: Did you already check out this year’s conference archives? They provide you slides and videos of each talk and also some photographs of the conference itself.

OSMC 2022 will take place from November 14 – 16 and we’re already looking forward  to meeting you all again!

Stay tuned!

Matthias Döhler
Matthias Döhler
Junior Consultant

Über ein paar Umwege ist Matthias nun endlich da gelandet, wo er sich wohl fühlt: in der IT! Bei NETWAYS hat er im September 2021 seine Ausbildung zum Fachinformatiker für Systemintegration im Bereich Professional Services begonnen. Wenn er sich zu Hause nicht auch noch mit Themen rund um Linux auseinandersetzt, sieht er sich leidenschaftlich gerne Horrorfilme und solche an, die man als "Trash" bezeichnen könnte. Je seltsamer, desto besser! Den üblichen Beschäftigungen wie Freunde treffen,...