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How to monitor (almost) anything with Monitis M3 – My very personal use case

Welcome M3 Among the many hats I wear, I also wear a DevOps/SysAdmin hat in Lacoon Security. When I was invited to custom tailor the monitoring solution for Lacoon Security, I didn’t even hesitate and recommended to use Monitis and M3. Partly because I wrote M3 but mainly because I think it is a really… Read the full post

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Building custom monitor with Pentaho Kettle

Monitis open API and available collection of open source monitoring and management scripts provide nice possibility for finding solutions for monitoring your systems. Still there are many cases when you need a specific monitor and do not have or don’t want to spend much time on coding. That is the reason of presenting the very simple… Read the full post

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NGINX vs LightTPD

Intorduction   There is a big amount of web servers each has its own benefits, advantages and purposes… However, only few of them are using in the lion share of domains. The leader is Apache without any doubts. But there are ,at least, 2 servers after Apache, that are good enough to be mentioned: Nginx… Read the full post

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How to monitor Squid proxy server

The Squid proxy server is one of the most famous proxy servers in the world. This software is a ‘must have’ in every network administrator’s tool bag. Squid is being used for web content caching, web access control, as a reverse proxy – anywhere the goal is productivity and easy control. It has very useful… Read the full post

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Monitis Monitor Manager Installation Guide: Start Monitoring (almost) Everything!

M3 and the previous version We are really proud of  Monitis Monitor Manager (M3) a tool that enables you to  easily configure checks and upload the data to Monitis. We are certain that it has a great potential that can be unleashed with the help of the Monitis community and various interested developers. It is really… Read the full post

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Nginx Reverse Proxy (NRP) monitoring

Nginx server currently occupies one of the most popular positions in the world. It is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy, which is known for its high performance, stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. Unlike traditional servers, Nginx doesn’t rely on threads to handle requests. Instead it uses… Read the full post