Zabbix Summit 2018 Preliminary 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.

Explore the first batch of talks!

*Note that CFP is in full swing and the agenda is subject to change.

Day 1 – October 5

KEYNOTE: Zabbix 4.0

Alexei will present a detailed overview of the new functionality of Zabbix 4.0 including numerous examples of their practical use.

Alexei Vladishev

Founder and CEO, Zabbix

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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Applications and container monitoring with Performance Co-Pilot

Andrew will talk about what Performance Co-Pilot (PCP) is and how to interface it with Zabbix. We will find out how to leverage PCPs capabilities to instrument things like applications or containers.

Andrew Nelson

Senior Consultant, Red Hat, USA

Senior Linux systems administrator with a passion for systems monitoring using Zabbix. He has worked in mission critical data center environments, utilizing a SAAS (Software As A Service) model with millions of users and 24x7 availability. Specialties: Zabbix Certified Professional with 10 years experience in building and tuning Zabbix monitoring environments; the top non-employee contributor to the Zabbix forums; Senior level systems Linux systems administrator; in Ruby and Bash.
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Zabbix Tips & Tricks

Zabbix Team will reveal the best ways to reach performance efficiency, share the most tricky scenarios and how to solve them with ease. Learn more from experience and knowledge of Zabbix support team!

Zabbix Team
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Case Study: Optimizing Zabbix for high performance

Mikhail will provide a case study on Intersvyaz experience of optimizing zabbix for high performance:

  • how to deal with 40K+ devices, 500K+ of metrics
  • integration of Zabbix with external inventory and incident system
  • different ways of keeping the configuration up to date
  • Zabbix API to the rescue!

Mikhail Makurov

Intersvyaz, Russia

Mikhail started in Intersvyaz as an engineer twelve years ago. At the moment he is taking the position of CIO at JSC Intersvyaz. Although this position is quite administrative,he still has lot of time of hands on experience with different technical things, especially with Zabbix.
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New ways to become Zabbix expert

Oleg will demonstrate how the new Zabbix Training programs will help to become more proficient in Zabbix and how it works for both experienced engineers and Zabbix end-users.

Oleg Ivanivskyi


Oleg has a great experience in IT infrastructure, middleware, applications and services monitoring. Oleg successfully combines tasks of consulting and providing technical support with delivery of Zabbix professional training.
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Visualize it! Getting the most out of Zabbix UI

Zabbix visualization capabilities have been improved significantly in the recent releases. Zabbix Team will show how to get data in a nice way out Zabbix UI and dashboards, which will include deep dive into advanced topics like complex graphing and map trees.

Zabbix Team
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Day 2 – October 6

Zabbix Workshops / Zabbix Exam

During the conference top Zabbix experts will be running Workshops focusing on Zabbix features.
You will have an opportunity to watch live demos and participate in hands-on Zabbix usage examples.

Track 1
8:00-9:00 - Data Preprocessing
9:00-10:00 - Event Correlation
Track 2
8:00-9:00 - Visualization
9:00-10:00 - Zabbix Integration with Services


Zabbix Summit will also offer a fantastic opportunity to become Zabbix 4.0 Certified, as we will provide you with a chance to pass Zabbix 4.0 exam right at the venue and just within 1 hour!

You are welcome to apply for the exam!

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Case Study: Implementation and Best Practices of Zabbix

Being surrounded by a variety of IT monitoring solutions, enterprises have to make a well-weight decision. In this talk, Shawn will show you how to find IT monitoring solution that meet your business demands, provide comparisons of Zabbix with other monitoring solutions, and describe how Zabbix is implemented in DevOps environments.

Shawn Cai

One of the Top 5 China Banks, China

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Evolution of Zabbix

The founder of Zabbix, Alexei Vladishev, will share his view on the long term roadmap of Zabbix, development process, community and ecosystem. There will be a number of exciting news from Zabbix Team, do not miss this talk!

Alexei Vladishev

Founder and CEO, Zabbix

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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Zabbix Cloud

Zabbix in the Cloud is the fastest, easiest route to monitoring. Zabbix Team will demonstrate how to deploy Zabbix in the cloud in 60 seconds, what are the benefits and use cases. Pros and cons of the Cloud solution vs on-premise setup will be covered as well.

Zabbix Team
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Securing and monitoring Blockchain systems with Zabbix

Blockchains are bravely taking over the world of various business applications, from payments to smart contracts. Lukas' team has been involved in the Intense VPN project. His experience shows that health monitoring of various components of blockchain system is needed and should be automated.

As Zabbix experts, they have chosen it to detect attacks on blockchain as well as monitor block confirmation operations (mining). He is going to share the approach, challenges and solutions they have developed within Zabbix.

Lukas Macura

Foresight Cyber, Czech Republic

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Lightning Talks

5-minute inspiration!
Share one great idea, tell a story, be creative and inspire - through a short 5-minute presentation.

Lightning Talk Speakers:
Mikhail Makurov, Intersvyaz, Russia - "Machine learning analysis of Zabbix data"
Olivier Harand, Outscale, France - "Text to speech calls alerting with Asterisk"
Andrew Nelson, Red Hat, USA - "Monitoring Red Hat's Rocket Chat instance using Zabbix"
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