Devoxx - Day 3

The rest of Citrus posse (Christoph, Martin, Ralf, Torsten) joined us
(Marcel, Roland) yesterday, so we are able to spread over much more
talks and will flood this blog with even more reports from interesting
Java talks.

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Author:Roland Huß
Tags:conference, devoxx
Categories:devoxx, java, development
Devoxx - Day 2

The second day at Devoxx continues with a university day, with much introductory talks.
BTW, catering was fine today, better than two years ago. I think the is worth mentioning, since this was one of the weak points last time we visited the Devoxx. Ah yes, Wifi is ok, too. Now for the talks ;-)

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Author:Admin
Tags:conference, devoxx
Categories:devoxx, java, development
Devoxx - Day 1

Some of us ConSol Labs guys enter this year’s Devoxx, the largest
Java conference in Europe. You can expect some blogging about the
state of Java, the newest trends and cool stuff in general out there
for this week.

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Author:Roland Huß
Tags:conference, devoxx
Categories:devoxx, java, development
Jolokia

Let’s welcome the new kid on the labs.consol block: Jolokia.

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Author:Roland Huß
Tags:jmx, Jolokia, jsr-160
Categories:jolokia

A small Nagios plugin for monitoring search hit counts. Don’t take it too seriously.

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Author:Roland Huß
Tags:Nagios
Categories:nagios

Die Datenbank-Plugins check_oracle_health, check_mysql_health, check_mssql_health und check_db2_health unterstützen auf vielfachen Wunsch auch den Parameter --extra-opts. Damit ist es jetzt möglich, z.B. Login-Daten von den Kommandozeilenparametern in Konfigurationsdateien zu verlagern. Neben Environmentvariablen gibt es somit eine weitere Alternative, Passwörter aus der Prozessliste zu entfernen und dadurch vor neugierigen Blicken zu schützen.

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Author:Gerhard Laußer
Tags:check_mysql_health, extra-opts, Nagios, Plugins
Categories:nagios
Jmx4Perl 0.72

Jmx4Perl 0.72 has been released which is a pure bug-fix release.

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Author:Roland Huß
Tags:check_jmx4perl, jmx, Jmx4Perl
Categories:jmx4perl
Thruk 0.70

Thruk 0.70 has been released at (download). The three major changes from user perspective are

  • side menu is completly adjustable by config file
  • excel export for hosts and services
  • search includes comments and downtimes

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Author:Sven Nierlein
Tags:Nagios, Thruk
Categories:nagios

Since version 0.70, check_jmx4perl has support for configuration files. JMX Nagios checks are now considerably simpler to configure and multi checks add even more performance and flexibility.

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Author:Roland Huß
Tags:check_jmx4perl, jmx4perl, Nagios
Categories:jmx4perl, nagios

This post explains why a dedicated Tomcat Connector reserved for the jmx4perl agent is a useful thing.

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Author:Roland Huß
Tags:jmx4perl, tomcat
Categories:jmx4perl, nagios