Monthly Snap June: Product Updates, Meetups and Events

We are planing with more events and camps in 2018/2019. Please let us know if you are interested in joining us in Washington, D.C., Tel Aviv, Berlin or Stockholm.

I’ve attended the Open Source Camp right after OSDC this year. Although its focus was on Graylog and Foreman, both products integrate well with Icinga. We’ve learned about the upcoming Graylog v3.0 release this summer, and watched the latest developments of the monitoring plugin for Foreman which allows to manage objects and downtimes in Icinga. It is also official – welcome dm-drogerie markt as Icinga user :)

 

Product Updates

This month we’ve been working hard on resolving the remaining issues for Icinga 2.9. The release will happen soon, now we gladly receive your test feedback from the snapshot packages. Bullet points are Elasticsearch 6 support, minimum version in the “icinga” check, fixes for the Windows reload, memory problems, scheduled downtimes and notification order.

Meanwhile, developers are also taking care of Icinga Web 2.6 coming this summer. You can expect new features like audit logging and new group grids, better monitoring health indicators and PHP 7.2 support. There’s also work underway for the business process module, sponsored by a customer.

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Monthly Snap March: Icinga Camps, Roadmap & Releases

Icinga Camp Berlin and New York were a blast – thank you everyone for joining! The archive for both is now online including slides and recordings. Marianne shared her impressions and Marco did so too :)

We’ve also had the pleasure to join the 2nd Icinga meetup in Zurich. Oh what a lovely community … we’ll sure be back for more #icingalove ❤️

We’re already planning for Berlin 2019 and would love to see your talks on how you use Icinga, integrations, cool new ideas, or just the crazy things no-one expects … did I say LSD theme? Want your own Icinga meetup in your hometown? Just get in touch, we’ll help you organise and can provide some swag too.

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IcingaCamp Berlin: The Final Line-Up

This years IcingaCamp in Berlin is coming closer and closer, and the line-up looks amazing! IcingaCamp is a day full of monitoring madness right in the heart of Berlin. We bring together users and developers and provide a platform for thought-provoking discussions. The line-up of this years IcingaCamp in Berlin includes insightful talks about the current state of Icinga, upcoming projects and of course best practices.

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OSMC 2017 Recap

This was our 8th year at OSMC 2017. Before you dive into the archive full of videos, slides and pictures, I’d like to do a short recap on the many things to explore and learn.

The first day usually starts with workshops. This time Lennart provided a deep dive into Icinga 2 in distributed environments, based on a rewritten chapter for the Icinga book v2.0. Rumors do tell that everyone was super excited and is already refining their production setups.

The talks started on Wednesday with news on the schedule – three tracks to decide from. Many decisions on very good talks, if you have missed some, go straight for the archive. Below is just a summary, there are many more talks to watch :)

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Monthly Snap November: Releases, Icinga Exchange and OSMC

OSMC brought a lot of releases and new cool stuff to share and use this month.

Icinga 2 v2.8 including the CA-Proxy, On-Demand-Signing and Elasticsearch feature was released right before OSMC. Some of you already upgraded their production environment :)

Icinga Web 2 v2.5 was shown during our Icinga presentation at OSMC and released right after. Collapsible side menu, revamped design, domain aware AD authentication and many cool things more. Ensure to follow the upgrading documentation.

We’ve also announced new modules in their first release 0.9: Modules for Graphite and Elasticsearch integrated into Icinga Web 2.

Icinga Exchange v2.0 is now LIVE. Login with your Github account, create a new project, paste your project’s Github URL, choose an awesome logo, add some tags and let it sync. “icingaexchange.yml” is no more. Please join on in, we need your support on making this platform even better :)

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