Leverage Zabbix by monitoring large IT environment efficiently with Packt’s new book and eBook

February 2014 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the launch of Mastering Zabbix, a step-by-step tutorial packed full of engaging examples to help readers learn in a practical manner. This book is available in various formats and is competitively priced at $49.99 for the print version and $25.49 for the electronic versions.

About the authors:

Andrea Dalle Vacche is a highly skilled IT Professional with over 12 years of industry experience. He has acquired various other industry respected accreditations, including Cisco, Oracle, RHCE, ITIL, and of course Zabbix. He has published a number of articles on Zabbix-related software such as DBforBIX.

Stefano Kewan Lee is an IT Consultant with 10 years of experience in system integration, security, and administration. He is a certified Zabbix specialist in Large Environments, holds a Linux administration certification from the LPI, and a GIAC GCFW certification from the SANS Institute.

Mastering Zabbix helps users make both strategic and practical decisions about the Zabbix monitoring system so that it fits their environment and monitoring needs like a glove. From choosing the correct size and configuration to what users should actually monitor, including the exportation and integration of their data with other systems, this book won't leave readers with any doubts about the crucial role of a well configured monitoring system.

Mastering Zabbix teaches readers how to choose the ideal database backend, monitor appliances that only talk SNMP and application servers that talk JMX, and organize their charts and maps in screens that can be visualized on big screens. It shows readers how to leverage Zabbix's discovery capabilities to track their ever-changing environment, and build complex intelligent alarms that won't distract users with trivial problems. Readers will also learn to expand Zabbix's capabilities through its scripting facilities, protocols, and powerful API.

The book consists of the following essential topics:

Chapter 1: Deploying Zabbix

Chapter 2: Distributed Monitoring

Chapter 3: High Availability and Failover

Chapter 4: Collecting Data

Chapter 5: Visualizing Data

Chapter 6: Managing Alerts

Chapter 7: Managing Templates

Chapter 8: Handling External Scripts

Chapter 9: Extending Zabbix

Chapter 10: Integrating Zabbix

For system administrators or IT architects who want to know how to better integrate Zabbix installation with their surrounding environment, this book is ideal. For more details, visit the book page at-http://www.packtpub.com/monitor-large-information-technology-environment-by-using-zabbix/book

Mastering Zabbix
Learn the advanced techniques of Zabbix to monitor networks and performances in large environments

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/monitor-large-information-technology-environment-by-using-zabbix/book

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