Newsletter, August 28, 2013

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Zabbix - Recent Releases

3rd Alpha Release of Zabbix 2.2 Is Out!

Third alpha release of Zabbix 2.2 – Zabbix 2.1.2 is ready for testing and reporting issues. The complete Release Notes are available here.

Zabbix 2.0.8 Is Now Available for Download!

The Zabbix Team is proud to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.0.8! Please read the complete Release Notes here. Also, please, feel free to download it!


Zabbix Conference 2013 – See You All Next Week!

Registration for Zabbix Conference 2013 for international participants is now officially closed! Those who have registered – we are looking forward to see you next week in Riga, Latvia, at Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel, which will host the formal program of the conference. Those who have not managed to register for the upcoming 2-day event – we hope to see you in 2014 at the annual grand Zabbix event!

Last 5 Days for Latvian Attendees to Register!

All participants from Latvia, there are still 5 days left for you to register for Zabbix Conference 2013! 22 interesting and valuable presentations, including live demos, technical sessions and short talks, are waiting for your attention, comments and questions.

Along with a rich agenda, you will spend a good time talking and socializing with great minds and experts of IT industry, sharing your knowledge, experience and finding something new and useful for yourself and future developments.

Zabbix Conference is worth to attend, so we invite you to register for it!

Please Welcome New Conference Bronze Sponsor!

For the third time one of Zabbix Premium Partners in Japan, NTT ComTechnology, became an honored sponsor of Zabbix Conference!


Fresh Articles on Zabbix Weblog

Have a look at the recently published posts on Zabbix Weblog, both written by Rihard Olups (Richlv):


IT sneak-peak

Displaying user names and surnames together with aliases [ZBXNEXT-1569]

If a lot of people have access to your Zabbix frontend, it may become difficult to remember who's using which alias. To make this easier Zabbix 2.2 will display a user's name and surname together with his alias. This change will mostly affect acknowledgement information and the user configuration pages.


Zabbix Professional Training Is Going to Uruguay

In November, a Zabbix Professional Training session will take place in Montevideo, Uruguay! The training will be held in Spanish and will consist of both courses: Zabbix Certified Specialist and Zabbix for Large Environments and as usual will last for five days, from November 11 until November 15.
If this destination is perfect for you and you would like to join one or both Zabbix training courses, then please register now:

Montevideo, Uruguay
Organized by: Zabbix SIA Language: Spanish Trainer:
Luciano Alves
Certified Specialist 11 – 13 November 2013 Apply
Zabbix For Large Environments 14 – 15 November 2013 Apply

Upcoming Training in Riga, Latvia

Starting from next week, September 1-5, just before Zabbix Conference 2013, we are organizing a professional training session in Riga, Latvia that will be held in Zabbix headquarters.

There are still some places left, so if you are interested in participating, then please apply for the course(s):

Riga, Latvia
Organized by: Zabbix SIA Language: English Trainer:
Janis Jaunbalodis
Certified Specialist 1 - 3 September 2013 Apply
Zabbix For Large Environments 4 - 5 September 2013 Apply

Information on other scheduled and upcoming trainings in 9 countries can be found here.


Tune Your Zabbix for Better Performance

We would like to put to your attention that recently the Zabbix team has introduced a new topic for the free online webinars, which is called “Tune Your Zabbix for Better Performance”. During this webinar session you will get information and guidance on how you can improve your Zabbix performance through understanding hardware requirements, tuning your database and Zabbix configuration.

The next “Tune Your Zabbix for Better Performance” webinar is scheduled for September 24th. While participation is free of charge, registration is required!

Join Tomorrow’s Webinar

For those who would like to join a webinar on more general questions included in a Zabbix system overview, please feel free to join our tomorrow’s presentation:

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 17:00 GMT+3 (Riga)
Zabbix Monitoring Solution - an overview of the system
Duration: 60 min Speaker: Alexei Vladishev, CEO and Founder
Zabbix SIA, Latvia
Language: English Organized by: Zabbix SIA

Make sure to check out further scheduled Zabbix webinars in other languages.

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