Just as Bernd shared our presentation at the OSMC 2010, we thought we might share a few snapshots and highlights from event that exploded with releases and new ideas from our side.

Aside from the latest unified, stable release of Icinga 1.2, we also had a surprise release of Icinga Mobile. Both were well received, with the latter inducing a wave of iPhone and Android demo buzz among the crowd. We were pretty flattered to see over 180 guests fill every seat and standing spot in the room. From our side, Michael F, Marius, Ricardo, Jannis, Bernd and I were there to represent as well as Scott on live stream from Oz.

The juiciest news from our presentation there were:

  • Icinga API to be integrated into Icinga Web
  • New Icinga Core API (XML-RPC) planned
  • ABA dispatcher to communicate between plugins and Core via new API
This new Icinga architecture builds upon our distributed system concept with the Core API and ABA dispatcher offering an interface to external systems. It should bring greater flexibility, high availability and enhanced load balancing capabilities. To top it off, the integration of Jasper Reports into Icinga Web is also planned.

On the topic of integration, Bernd Strößenreuther announced 2 new Icinga Web cronks for Business Process Addons which add well to the new PNP adaptor for Icinga by Christoph Maser. Both are available in the contribute folder of Icinga Web.

Overall we enjoyed our time in the limelight, the chance to chat with old friends and new. Too bad none of us got to take home the ARDrone flying around during the conference, nonetheless hope to do it all again next year. The feedback was great, on the developments in Icinga Classic as well new and for that we must say thanks to all Icinga users and supporters out there that have helped us to get so far since our first appearance at last year’s OSMC – and now the roadmap seems pretty full ahead!