Pyora Updates

Hello all, If you used Pyora in the past, today I made some updates. Now it supports Python3 and the template was also updated to work with Zabbix 5.0, the 5.0 template is zabbix-template/Pyora.xml More info:

January 6, 2022 · 1 min · Danilo Fernando Chilene

Using Grafana with InfluxDB

I’m using InfluxDB a lot lately, InfluxDB is a time-series database written in Go. InfluxDB is easy to setup and to use, it comes with a CLI like MySQL for example and the commands are very similar, also, you have a web UI to make things even easier. If you want to develop applications using InfluxDB there is a ton of client libraries(Go, Python, Java, Ruby, etc.) too. In this tutorial we are going use InfluxDB 0....

December 10, 2015 · 3 min · Danilo Fernando Chilene

Install Zabbix 2.4.6 from source on CentOS

I’m old fashion and in some cases I like to compile my stuff, Zabbix is one of these cases. You can add/remove features directly with ./configure, and mess around with some timeouts of zabbix_server and zabbix_agentd for example. In this tutorial, we will not change anything on the source code. We are going install Zabbix version 2.4.6 with MySQL, Nginx and PHP-FPM. This is the stack of what I use in production environments....

October 9, 2015 · 6 min · Danilo Fernando Chilene

Monitoring Microsoft SQL Server File Groups with Zabbix

In a previous post we installed the tools necessary to access Microsoft SQL Server, continuing our quest I needed to monitor some filegroups and decided to create something like Pyora. It only monitors filegroups (Primary used and Log used), but I plan to add more items like datasize, logcachehit, etc. The idea is pretty simple, ./ fetch data from SQL Server via Zabbix. Follow the instructions below to install and use it:...

April 30, 2015 · 2 min · Danilo Fernando Chilene

Monitoring Oracle with Zabbix

In the past I used Zabora to monitor Oracle, but for large environments was a pain to admin and let’s not talk about monitor tons of tablespaces. I tried to use other things like Orabbix but since is Java I preferred stay away. Today Zabbix have some nice improvements like macros and Discovery, so we can set the database settings(user,password,database and such) on the host using macros and not hard code it on a script that you have to access a server to change it....

December 9, 2013 · 3 min · Danilo Fernando Chilene