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Newsletter, November 6, 2013

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Export and Innovation Award 2012


Last Beta Version of Zabbix 2.2!

The Zabbix team officially announces the release of the third and last beta version of Zabbix 2.2 – Zabbix 2.1.9! Please download it and give it a try in a non-production environment. In case of any issues or bugs found, please report it to our bug tracking system.

Complete Release Notes of Zabbix 2.1.9 are available here.

 

Results from Bugsquash Tuesday 2013

Yesterday Zabbix community spent 17 hours on IRC channel, communicating and helping the Zabbix team of developers to discover and fix all the bugs that were found in Zabbix pre-2.2 versions.

Here are some stats of the bugsquash event: 159 commits, 37 issues resolved. Zabbix developers still have two blocker issues to fix before Zabbix 2.2.0rc1 (Release Candidate).

We would like to thank all our community members, true Zabbix fans, followers and users for being with us on this Bugsquash Tuesday!

 

1st Meetup of Belgian Zabbix User Group

On November 28, 2013 you are all welcome to come to the 1st community meetup of Belgian Zabbix User Group that is taking place in Kortenberg, Belgium.

During the event, Lieven Gryp, a speaker from Prodata Mobility (a company that is running Zabbix on all kinds of different architectures, even in house developed hardware), will talk about Zabbix, covering topics on how the company uses Zabbix to monitor hardware, software and business processes of the automatic ticketing system.

More information on the upcoming event can be found here.

 

Newly Built Partnerships

We are proud to announce that for the last couple of weeks Zabbix Company has built new partnership relationships with three companies:

  • East Japan Accounting Center Co., Ltd. (Fukushima, Japan) and Zabbix Japan LLC have signed a Certified Partnership agreement.
  • FINAXYS from France has signed Certified Partnership agreement with Zabbix SIA.
  • TIS Inc. (IT Holdings Group, Tokyo, Japan) and Zabbix Japan LLC (Tokyo, Japan) have signed a Certified Partnership agreement.

Becoming certified partners of Zabbix, all three companies can now expand their service list and provide official Zabbix support to their clients. More details on these alliances can be read on the Zabbix website in the Press Release section.

 

Top-Up in Zabbix “3rd Party Tools” Section

Zabbix “3rd Party Tools” collection was recently and successfully enriched by two new developments:

  • DBforBIX (by Andrea Dalle Vacche) – a daemon designed to work in combination with Zabbix to provide multi-tiered monitoring, performance and availability reporting and measurement for the many kind of different databases, along with server performance metrics.
  • ZBXAPI for Ruby (by Andrew Nelson) – designed to provide a straight forward ruby like interface to Zabbix via the Zabbix API. It is released under the LGPL making it suitable for inclusion in other projects.

If you find these projects interesting and useful, then please give them a try!

 

3 Zabbix Webinars on 3 Different Topics – Join Now!

There are 3 different webinar sessions, scheduled for today, tomorrow and the day after tomorrow, featuring 3 different topics about Zabbix:

  • Get the Most Out of Zabbix. Overview of Zabbix Services. During this session you will hear about all available services by Zabbix, as well as description of the benefits you can get by using these services.
  • Zabbix Monitoring Solution – Overview of the System – webinar on the basics of Zabbix Monitoring Solution that covers such areas as product architecture, elements, capabilities and setup options, areas of application.
  • Tune Your Zabbix for Better Performance. During this webinar you will learn how to tune your Zabbix in order to improve scalability and performance.

These webinars will be held 3 days in a row and will start at 17:00 (GMT+2). Please register for any one, two or all three sessions. No registration or participation fee applies. Join now!

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 17:00 GMT+2 (Riga)
Get the Most out of Zabbix. Overview of Zabbix Services
Duration: 60 min Speaker: Alexander Sergunin, Sales Manager
Zabbix SIA, Latvia
Register
Language: English Organized by: Zabbix SIA  
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 17:00 GMT+2 (Riga)
Zabbix Monitoring Solution – Overview of the system
Duration: 60 min Speaker: Alexei Vladishev, CEO
Zabbix SIA, Latvia
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Language: English Organized by: Zabbix SIA  
Thursday, November 8, 2013 at 17:00 GMT+2 (Riga)
Tune your Zabbix for Better Performance
Duration: 60 min Speaker: Alexei Vladishev, CEO
Zabbix SIA, Latvia
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Language: English Organized by: Zabbix SIA  

 

Next Week Zabbix Training in Sweden and Uruguay

Next week, on November 11 - 15, Zabbix Professional Training will take place in Stockholm (Sweden) and Montevideo (Uruguay). There are still a few places left, so if you are interested, then please process your registration for any of the scheduled courses:

Stockholm, Sweden
   
Organized by: Zabbix SIA Language: English Trainer:
Rihards Olups
Certified Specialist 11 - 13 November 2013 Apply
Zabbix For Large Environments 14 - 15 November 2013 Apply
Montevideo, Uruguay
   
Organized by: Zabbix SIA Language: Spanish Trainer:
Luciano Alves
Certified Specialist 11 - 13 November 2013 Apply
Zabbix For Large Environments 14 - 15 November 2013 Apply

Complete information on the upcoming Zabbix training in other countries and languages is available here.

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