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ScienceLogic Solution Certified for Agent-free Management Integration in Dell’s Technology Partner Program

ScienceLogic, Inc., a leading data center and cloud management software vendor, announced today it has become a certified technology partner in Dell’s Technology Partner Program, providing support for Dell’s PowerEdge 12th generation servers systems management consoles.  This new instrumentation is geared toward high performing servers and data centers that need compute performance, scalability, and “lights-out” […]

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New ExtraHop Appliance Delivers Industry-First 20Gbps Real-Time Transaction Analysis

ExtraHop Networks, the leading provider of real-time IT operational intelligence, today announced its new EH8000 flagship appliance, the first all-in-one solution capable of real-time, L2–L7 transaction analysis for a sustained 20Gbps of throughput, over 400,000 HTTP transactions per second, and bulk encryption at 20Gbps with 35,000 transactions per second for 2048-bit keys. ExtraHop’s proprietary architecture makes the EH8000 […]

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Nagios Core 3.5.0 Released

Nagios Core 3.5.0 has been released and can be downloaded from the downloads page. The Changelog can be found here. This release contains bug fixes and updates related to downtimes, restarts, and to the way non-ASCII characters are handled. This release includes an application binary interface (ABI) update; existing modules will need to be recompiled in order […]

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Ganglia Web 3.5.7 released

Ganglia is a scalable distributed monitoring system for high-performance computing systems such as clusters and Grids. It is based on a hierarchical design targeted at federations of clusters. It leverages widely used technologies such as XML for data representation, XDR for compact, portable data transport, and RRDtool for data storage and visualization. It uses carefully […]

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Sumo Logic Raises $30M in Series C Funding

Sumo Logic, the next-generation log management and analytics company, today announced that it has closed a $30 million Series C funding round led by Accel Partners, with participation from existing investors Greylock Partners and Sutter Hill Ventures. The latest round brings the company’s total venture capital funding to $50.5 million, and will allow Sumo Logic […]

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New Relic Announces Most Comprehensive SaaS Application Performance Management Solution for the Amazon AWS Cloud

New Relic, Inc., the SaaS-based cloud application performance management provider, today announced at Amazon Web Services’ first global customer conference that it now has 12,000 customers building, deploying and monitoring apps in the cloud. A long-time partner of AWS and charter member of the AWS Solution Providers Program, New Relic provides comprehensive, 24×7 visibility into […]

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SolarWinds Delivers IP Infrastructure Management Solution for Cisco and Microsoft

Managing IP infrastructure is a critical component of ensuring network availability and performance, and with the proliferation of BYOD devices on the network as well as the transition to IPv6, the problem is more complicated than ever before. SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced the upcoming release […]

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Puppet Labs Named Finalist for 2012 Red Herring 100 Global Award

Puppet Labs, the leading provider of IT automation software for system administrators, today announced that it has been selected as a candidate for Red Herring’s 2012 Top 100 Global award, a prestigious recognition honoring the year’s most audacious and far-reaching private technology companies and entrepreneurs from across the globe. The Red Herring editorial team selected the […]

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LogicMonitor Introduces Free NetFlow Network Monitoring in Conjunction With IT Nation 2013 Sponsorship

LogicMonitor, the leading cloud-based IT infrastructure performance monitoring solution, today announced free NetFlow network traffic monitoring along with special service provider pricing to enhance the use of its platform by Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). LogicMonitor’s NetFlow functionality and new service provider pricing model will launch in conjunction with the firm’s sponsorship […]

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Quest Software Expands its Big Data Solution with new Hadoop-centric Software Capabilities for Business Analytics

Quest Software, Inc. (now part of Dell) announced three significant product releases today aimed at helping customers more quickly adopt Hadoop and exploit their Big Data.  When used together, the three products offer a complete solution that addresses the greatest challenge with Hadoop: the shortage of technical and analytical skills needed to gain meaningful business […]

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AppNeta Launches Unified Solutions for Application and Network Performance Management

AppNeta, the leading provider of cloud-delivered services for performance management, today announced the launch of its unified solutions for End User Experience Monitoring including full-stack application performance tracing and unprecedented network performance insight. With the recent acquisition of Tracelytics, AppNeta now provides industry-first performance visibility that IT teams have never had before across the complete network and […]

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Agents in The Cloud

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) has been the standard technology behind IT operations management for more than two decades. Originally designed for network routers and switches, RFC 2790 paved the way for open source agents, such as UCD-SNMP and later Net-SNMP, to provide monitoring of operating system performance metrics and configuration data. Management software programs such as HP […]

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Nimsoft Adds Support for Red Hat Virtualization

Nimsoft today announced that its Nimsoft Monitor solution now features robust support for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, providing customers with unified, end-to-end visibility into their Red Hat and non-Red Hat resources so they can more effectively and efficiently deliver IT services to their business.

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Linux Cron Job Examples

An experienced Linux sysadmin knows the importance of running the routine maintenance jobs in the background automatically. Linux Cron utility is an effective way to schedule a routine background job at a specific time and/or day on an on-going basis. Linux Crontab Format MIN HOUR DOM MON DOW CMD Table: Crontab Fields and Allowed Ranges (Linux […]

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