Zabbix Performance Tuning

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  • Identify Zabbix's numerous ways of tuning and find the best match for your environment
  • Familiarize yourself with tools including web servers, database servers, storage, and the support system of Zabbix
  • Discover the most common performance configuration errors made by administrators
  • Explore the importance of the Zabbix proxy in your deployment
  • Learn why keeping the Zabbix SIA updated is key to dealing with performance issues
  • Master the art of efficiently troubleshooting Zabbix's performance

Performance is one of the main issues that every administrator faces at one point or another. This book will help you to identify and mitigate it.

The book starts with an introduction to Zabbix and the most common mistakes that are usually overlooked while deploying it. You will discover the importance of an impressive and easy-to-use front-end and how to develop one, along with comparisons between Apache, Ngnix, and lighttpd web servers. Storage, as an important aspect of every deployment, is covered and you will be shown how to choose the right storage system for you and configure it to suit your deployment.

Towards the end of the book, you will walk through the intricacies of the operating system; the final piece of the puzzle that holds all the components together. You will then dive into advanced topics including using a specific piece of hardware for each of the components, the Zabbix proxy, and firewall settings. By the end of the book, you will be able to tune your Zabbix implementation to achieve maximum performance.

  • Get up to speed with the ins and outs of Zabbix's performance issues and their causes
  • Identify the root cause of underperformance affecting implementation, and turn it around to your benefit.
  • A comprehensive guide, taking an engaging and conversational approach to making administrator and end user work easy by eliminating all Zabbix-related performance problems
Page Count 152
Course Length 4 hours 33 minutes
ISBN 9781783987641
Date Of Publication 29 Jun 2015


Luciano Alves

Luciano Alves is Brazilian. He lives in the city of Porto Alegre in southern Brazil. He has been a Zabbix evangelist since 2007. Since 1994, he has been working to support the ICT infrastructure using his expertise in targeting and monitoring platforms. Luciano has had Zabbix professional certifications since 2008, and in 2012, he became one of the first official instructors outside of Zabbix SIA. He has trained over 200 professionals from different countries (Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Ecuador, Chile, Spain, and Colombia) to work with the Zabbix monitoring platform.

He is the founder of Unirede Soluções Corporativas, one of the main global partners of Zabbix SIA and currently the only premium partner in all of the Americas. Luciano is also a speaker at open source events, always talking about Zabbix. Besides this, he is a moderator of the official Zabbix forums in Portuguese and Spanish, and has worked on the translation of the official documentation into Portuguese.