Monthly Snap October: Icinga Camps, Migration, Powershell

Time flies. This time a short round trip on events and social media love in October 2016 :)

On a personal note – on 25.10.2012 we’ve released the first tech preview of Icinga 2. Many things changed until the first stable release 1,5 years later, even the configuration format (again, slightly). So Gunnar and I are celebrating 4 years of fresh C++ code, no more forked C code from Icinga 1.x :) A few days later I left Vienna to start our journey with Icinga 2 officially in Nuremberg …

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Monthly Snap August – v2.5, InfluxDB, Contributions

IMG_0330We keep working together as an open source community. We’re here to listen what you say – keep it polite and encourage/motivate us to solve your problem with you as best as we can. Lean back and think how others would react if you click “send”, frustrated with an issue tab opened in your browser. Sometimes it doesn’t hurt to just close the tab or rephrase. The person on the other end (dev and/or user) will appreciate it. In the end we all are human beings with emotions, language & culture differences and offline needs (friends, family, hobbies, etc.). What we have in common – we all want to build a great Icinga monitoring product together :)

Bernd did a great ignite on that topic with “Working in and with Open Source Communities” at DevOpsDays Amsterdam (video starts at 17:35).

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Monthly Snap July – Dev Updates, Events & Social

Sometimes you have so much to do that it is pretty hard to give an update what’s going on. Sounds familiar? Welcome to my world ;-) I’d like to try a new format of information updates on a monthly basis – idea kindly borrowed from my employer’s blog.

These details should inform you what’s cool, going on, cooking, and coming up. Please let us know what you think about it! (more…)