A snapshot of my daily work

A snapshot of my daily work

Today I show you a snapshot of my daily work. It is especially interesting this time, because it's a not-so simple problem to solve. It's not difficult per se, but involves quite some understanding of the Icinga Web 2 framework and how it communicates with the web...

Reliable Alerting with Icinga and SIGNL4

Reliable Alerting with Icinga and SIGNL4

You’ve probably been in this situation before – you’re using Icinga to monitor your infrastructure and Icinga detects a critical issue but nobody notices it. It might be an urgent maintenance request, an unexpected breakdown, or a service quality issue. But your...

How to monitor a web server running NGINX|httpd

How to monitor a web server running NGINX|httpd

Web servers are software services that store resources for a website and then makes them available over the World Wide Web. These stored resources can be text, images, video and application data. Computers that are interfaced with the server mostly web browsers...

What to expect from an Icinga Fundamentals training

What to expect from an Icinga Fundamentals training

Let's set the scene: You just started out with Icinga, maybe because you have realised your need for monitoring or you have inherited an environment. Maybe your boss just decided that this is what you are going to do now. So you are now sitting in front of the...

Icinga at OSMC 2021

Icinga at OSMC 2021

Icinga is part of the 15th edition of the Open Source Monitoring Conference, which will take place in Nuremberg this winter. The OSMC focuses on IT monitoring and is home to international systems engineers, developers, network engineers, IT managers and the open...

The best apprenticeship at Icinga

The best apprenticeship at Icinga

I started my apprenticeship as a developer in September 2018 in another company and then moved to Icinga (the best decision I could have made) and continued the rest of my apprenticeship here.   And now I would like to share my experiences as a trainee at Icinga....

Icinga for Windows v1.6.0 – Preview and Q&A

Icinga for Windows v1.6.0 – Preview and Q&A

Today we are happy to announce, that on Thursday 2nd September 2021 at 10:30 CET, we are going to do a livestream on our YouTube Channel for the upcoming release of Icinga for Windows v1.6.0. On this livestream we are going to talk about the changes and new features...

MySQL queries – faster than light (almost)

MySQL queries – faster than light (almost)

(The title image from NASA is available under the CC BY 2.0 license.) At the moment I'm working at a tool for migrating Icinga 2 IDO history to Icinga DB. Sure, one could also run IDO and Icinga DB in parallel for one year and then switch to Icinga DB if they only...

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