Zabbix Summit 2019 Agenda

Zabbix Summit is a 2-day event full of exciting talks, tricky topics, community solutions, use cases from a wide range of companies and workshops run by the Zabbix Team.

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Day 1 – October 11

9:00

Registration

10:00

Zabbix Summit Opening

10:10

Zabbix 4.4: monitoring beyond borders

Alexei will present a detailed overview of the new functionality of Zabbix 4.4 including numerous examples of their practical use.

Alexei Vladishev
Alexei Vladishev

CEO, Zabbix, Latvia

Alexei is the author of Zabbix, an enterprise class open source monitoring solution, and also the founder of Zabbix LLC, the company developing Zabbix.
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10:40

Declarative and distributed interface for scheduling collection tasks

Describes an architecture that provides a declarative interface to schedule arbitrary collection workloads against a distributed Zabbix environment. Under normal operation, Zabbix makes strong associations between host and items. Each agent normally collects items in relation to its host. In our architecture we subvert this association, empowering Zabbix agents with the ability to register/release work which may have no relation to its underlining host.This architecture forms a collection network, which we use to gain additional visibility into the health of our production grade networks. Deployed in the Cloud. Augments and/or replaces monitoring platforms like Catchpoint.

Parker Green
Parker Green

Software Engineer II, F5 Networks, USA

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11:00

Zabbix server-to-server replication

Stefan will present a solution for replicating monitoring data between Zabbix-Servers in a multi-tenant environment. This solution is motivated by the need to have different third-party integrations in different environments.

Stefan Heykes
Stefan Heykes

Senior System Engineer, Sysfive.com, Germany

Stefan is focusing on automated processes and administration tasks. After starting his career in electrical engineering, he switched to sysfive.com GmbH and therefore to IT application management in 2017. And he is still implementing his experience of automated industrial technology in IT.
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11:30

Coffee Break

12:00

Fault Tolerance and Lessons with Zabbix

Using only open-source software, what are the possibilities and drawbacks while building a fail-over to geographical separated datacenters, for multiple zabbix installations using elasticsearch, percona mysql, haproxy, powerdns, pacemaker some other software and customizations.

Julio Cesar Hegedus
Julio Cesar Hegedus

Infra Continuity Engineer, Sentia BV, Netherlands

Julio has more than 30 years of experience with Linux, networking, virtualisation and development. Experience with Zabbix since 2006.
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12:20

Notification – the new ‘first-tier’

Moshe will present today challenges for any notification system and how our proven solution successfully handles them.

Moshe Korach
Moshe Korach

Chief Technology Officer, Highnet Systems, Israel

Over 25 years of expertise in the field of Information Technology. Highly experienced in enterprise management solutions (like Microfocus, ServiceNow etc). Focused on the delivery of cross-vendor IT management solutions for complex organizational infrastructure. Have a track record of many successful implementations and happy customers across the globe.
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12:40

The Clever and the Cool – Zabbix meets IBM NetCool

Ever wanted to integrate Zabbix in your ticket system? Well, this talk is exactly about this topic, in a very different way. It shows how the "Deutsche Telekom Technik GmbH" integrated lots of Zabbix-Server instances into their existing IBM NetCool ticket system to reuse the entire existing infrastructure and attached business processes to work with alerts created by Zabbix.

Wolfgang Alper
Wolfgang Alper

CEO, Intellitrend, Germany

Wolfgang Alper is the CEO of IntelliTrend GmbH, a german IT-Service company specialized in network infrastructure, virtualization and network monitoring. With IntelliTrend GmbH, he had the idea that not only big companies like carriers would need a monitoring of their IT-Infrastucture, but also the smaller ones. So in 2004, he started implementing Zabbix in enterprise environments and has not regretted this decison once. As a Zabbix certified trainer, Wolfgang is specialised in large scale deployments of Zabbix.
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13:00

Lunch

14:40

Magic of the new Zabbix Agent

Aleksey Petrov
Aleksey Petrov

Technical Support Engineer, Zabbix, Latvia

Aleksey Petrov has 5+ years of experience in networking, wireless networking, security appliances as a qualified Engineer, Consultant and Sales Engineer, delivering high-density solutions and product training for different range of customers in Latvia, starting from privately-held business till Government agencies.
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15:00

TBA

This talk is all about how Zabbix is not limited to monitor Cisco Meraki Networks, but how Zabbix can actually bring new and exciting values to an already stable and fantastic product.

Morten Christensen
Morten Christensen

IT Consultant, Denmark

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15:20

Zabbix HA cluster setups

Edmunds Vesmanis
Edmunds Vesmanis

Senior Trainer, Zabbix, Latvia

Edmunds has more than 15 years of experience in IT, providing a wide range of support services - from basic technical things to designing, deploying and administering data centers. He is a professional in Unix, Windows environments, virtualization, networking, and different security solutions. Also worked as an IT Project Manager. Edmunds is a Zabbix Support Engineer and Certified Trainer.
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15:50

Coffee break

16:20

How to Improve your Network and Applications Visibility in the Cloud

Frederic Guillois
Frederic Guillois

CEO, H5 Audits, France

Frederic joined H5 audits as an Associate to Manage Sales development and recruit commercial partners in France and internationally. In 2009, he became Sales and Marketing Director for all H5 Appliances solutions range. Since end of 2015, he acts as CEO. H5 growth strategy is focused on improving and developing the monitoring market, developing indirect sales through partners (integrators, distributors) across EMEA.
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16:40

From A to Zabbix with zero effort

Zabbix has a lot of very nice features to monitor your IT infrastructure. However, when your Zabbix setup starts to grow in the number of templates and hosts, it can quickly become tedious to maintain. In this talk Raymond Kuiper will explain how Netco Technology achieved to deploy and manage a dozen Zabbix installations with minimal manual intervention.

Raymond Kuiper
Raymond Kuiper

IT Infrastructure Specialist, Netco Technology B.V., Netherlands

As an IT Infrastructure Specialist with a strong focus on monitoring, networks and operations, Raymond started using Zabbix 1.1.3 in 2006 when the company he was working for needed a flexible, integrated solution to monitor servers, network availability and performance. Over the years Raymond has become a keen supporter of Zabbix and has introduced the tool to various organizations and administrators. He also likes to hang out in Zabbix on Freenode to help out other Zabbix users.
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17:10

From 10 standalone Zabbix platforms to a major one in the cloud

A few years before, we used to deploy multiple independent Zabbix Servers ( + DB and Frontends ), for each new Cloud platforms we deployed worldwide. We soon met limitations, both in term of performance, flexibility, so we decided to rethink our monitoring tools and even reconsidered our use of Zabbix. Finally, we decided to try our best to build a resilient and performance proof platform using our own cloud, a better configuration of Zabbix as well as an architecture using the Zabbix Proxies… And more ! Being very satisfied with the results, we would like to tell the story of this evolution and share with the community.

Olivier Harand
Olivier Harand

Monitoring Team Leader, 3DS OUTSCALE, France

Choosing to learn from experiences more than school, Olivier's 10 years were a mix of entrepreneurship, training consulting, system administration specialised in monitoring needs, teacher for IT courses. Olivier created a team providing Monitoring services internally in 3DS Outscale and lead the monitoring projects.
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17:40

Closing

Day 2 – October 12

08:45

Workshops by Zabbix and Sponsors

10:00

TBA

Zabbix

TBA, Zabbix, Latvia

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10:30

Migration from HP OpenView Operations to Zabbix Monitoring Solution

Dimitri Bellini , Angelo Porta
Dimitri Bellini , Angelo Porta

System Integrator, Quadrata di Bellini Dimitri, Italy

Dimitri Bellini is a System Integrator at Quadrata di Bellini Dimitri. He had over 10 years on Unix experience within enterprise environment with extensive knowledge of storage arrays and SANs. Dimitri is using Zabbix since 2005.In the beginning of 2013 he has attended Zabbix Certified Trainer course. Dimitri characterizes himself as Open Source solutions evangelist.
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10:50

Zabbix integration with big data system in a large scale environment

How Zabbix is used to monitor large scale environment: 65000+ devices, including operation system, Database, Middleware, VMware, PC server hardware, storage devices, network devices, security devices, cloud platform application components, etc. Use Keepalived to implement High-availability architecture for Zabbix Server and Zabbix Proxy, MySQL dual master sync. Zabbix new feature’s use: export JSON files by Zabbix Export, combined with Filebeat component to transfer JSON data. Logstash process, transforms data and sends processed data to Kafka cluster of the big data system, which can be then saved to Elasticsearch or other platforms at customer’s request.

Andy Zhou
Andy Zhou

IT Consultant Engineer, Zabbix Trainer, Shanghai Grandage Data Systems Co., Ltd., China

Andy hs 10 years of IT administration and maintenance experience, long-term experience in the field of ITOM and ITOA, worked on many IT maintenance projects in China for insurance and financial industries.
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11:10

Deep dive in Zabbix pre-processing

Arturs Lontons
Arturs Lontons

Technical Support Engineer, Zabbix, Latvia

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11:30

Coffee Break

12:00

Using the Host Inventory

Takashi Fukushima
Takashi Fukushima

Manager, NTT Com Solutions Corporation, Japan

As a leader in development and maintenance support related to Zabbix, Takashi is active in spreading Zabbix in Japan. The world's first Zabbix certified trainer so far has lectured over 1000 certified engineers.
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12:30

An official guide to making and managing great templates

The talk will show how to create and manage high-quality templates efficiently by going through the official guidelines and explaining each rule in a great level of detail. Each stage of the whole process will be explained by giving many practical examples.

Vitaly Zhuravlov
Vitaly Zhuravlov

Zabbix Solution Architect, Zabbix, Russia

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13:00

Lunch

14:30

Scaling Zabbix with MySQL InnoDB Cluster

Monitoring has become a core part of nowadays enterprises activities: it is core to diagnose and solve issues in real time, so not to lose money, as well as to identify where to improve performances. But who watches for the watcher? What happens if your Zabbix platform goes down? Downtimes of your monitoring platform are not acceptable. Learn how to avoid this very unlucky scenario and how to scale Zabbix with no effort thanks to MySQL InnoDB Cluster. MySQL InnoDB Cluster it is deployable in minutes and it guarantees data consistency and automated conflict resolution, automated failover and self-healing, based on a proven and reliable technologies such as MySQL and the InnoDB storage engine. You will learn how the technology works inside out, how to deploy in a production environment to scale your Zabbix platform instantly and with no stress.

Vittorio Cioe
Vittorio Cioe

Sr.Presales Consultant, Oracle-My SQL, Poland

Databases and Open Source technology enthusiast. Spent almost ten years working for world-leading technology companies, focusing on many aspects of a technology business, like infrastructure and security aspects of the application layer, but also middleware and web performance. Lastly, his long-standing passion for open-source technology and databases led him to Oracle, working with MySQL, the leading open source database on the market, helping leading customers across Eastern Europe to successfully shape their projects. During his time at MySQL, he has also been presenting at many events around Europe, like OpenSource Day Warsaw, OpenSource Day Lisbon, DevTalks Bucharest, Highload++ Moscow, DevOps Days Kazan, and others.
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14:50

Deploying Zabbix in the Cloud

Zabbix team will demonstrate how to deploy Zabbix easily for various cloud providers. Zabbix in the cloud (Azure, AWS, Digital Ocean, Docker).

Sergey Sorokin
Sergey Sorokin

Business Development Director, Zabbix, Latvia

With background in business administration and extensive experience in financial sector, Sergey works for Zabbix for over 8 years now. Sergey is responsible for global partner network development, for cooperation and joint projects with software and hardware vendors, and some key customer projects.
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15:10

The solution to monitor them all?

We had this challenge of changing monitoring system with very high opex cost to an opensource one. After long search and several poc done-we chose Zabbix. We would like to talk about progress and present the work done.

Gizem İrem Kozan
Gizem İrem Kozan

Senior System Administrator, n11.com, Turkey

Gizem is Unix/Linux Sysadmin with 10 year experience
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15:30

TBA

Dmitry Lamberts
Dmitry Lamberts

Technical Support Engineer, Solution Architect, Zabbix, Zabbix, Latvia

Dmitry has a solid experience in UNIX/Linux system engineering, network administration and security. Having delivered multiple projects and Zabbix training worldwide Dmitry has a hands-on experience and in-depth knowledge of advanced configurations, such as high availability, clusters, virtualization, and performance tuning. Proven track record of solving complicated customer support tasks, passion for emerging technologies and out-of-the-box thinking guarantees thorough, high-quality services for Zabbix enterprise-level customers.
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16:20

Security-related monitoring with Zabbix

Kaspars will share practical uses where security monitoring is being used with the help of Zabbix. This speech will cover such issues as open/closed ports, checksum, certification validity, user rights/permission against HR system, etc., SSL certificates.

Kaspars Mednis
Kaspars Mednis

Technical Support Engineer, Zabbix, Latvia

Kaspars has more than 15 years of experience as a Network Administrator and more than 10 years of experience in Zabbix. He is highly knowledgeable about networking, SQL based databases (MySQL, MSSQL, Oracle), Windows and Linux server administration. Previously worked in banking sector, administering and monitoring bank network infrastructure. Kaspars is a Zabbix Support Engineer and Certified Trainer.
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16:40

Lightning talks

17:00

Closing

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