vocabulary of programmers

Community Comunidad Geek culture

Programmer slang

May 26, 2020

Abbreviations, acronyms … What is the programmer slang? Programmer slang is very particular, but it is by no means the exception and that is why in all specialties they have their own jargon. In this article, we will focus on showing its peculiarities. Let’s …


Servers Servidores Tech Tecnología

Blade servers vs rack servers. Fight!

May 20, 2020

Blade and rack servers; advantages and disadvantages Choosing between blade servers or those intended to go installed in a rack is a small headache that is repeated daily in the complex minds of technicians around the world. What configuration to choose? What can best …

difference between blade and rack server

remote checks

Network

4 Important Benefits of Remote Checks with Software Agents

May 13, 2020

Why using Remote Checks is vital for any company One of the biggest impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic has been the number of employees asked or required to work from home. Whilst the capability to work completely remotely has been available for many years …


Tech

6 relevant issues to the success of CIOs and CTOs

May 12, 2020

IT success; 6 important issues for an CIO or CTO The work of the people who occupy senior positions in the IT areas is not simple; on the contrary, it has become more and more complex. Over the years, IT has become more deeply …


centralize monitoring

Tech Tecnología

Centralize monitoring with our Metaconsole

May 7, 2020

Centralize Monitoring: The Importance of the Metaconsole Gradually, brick by brick, we will get the necessary toolkit to build a company and maintain it. If on previous occasions we have emphasized the importance of monitoring a company’s IT systems, today we will review what …


Enterprise Funcionalidades Release

WHAT’S NEW Pandora FMS 745

May 5, 2020

WHAT’S NEW Pandora FMS 745 If we had to give a name to this release, we would definitely call it WUX 3.0, or the Great User Experience Monitoring Development, with visual enhancements but particularly with the session recorder replacement, which now supports the latest …


plugins contest

Community Comunidad

The plugin contest you’ve been waiting for

May 4, 2020

The big plugins contest, a challenge launched by Pandora FMS There is nothing more rewarding than a creation of your own. Therefore, in these times, we propose you something, the biggest reward for a lover of technology: the creation of a plugin for Pandora …




Geek culture Tech Tecnología

What is Podman? Docker’s successor?

April 14, 2020

What is Podman? What is Podman? Well, we will start by saying that Podman is a container engine developed by RedHat, and yes, if you thought about Docker when reading container engine, you are on the right track. Podman wants to be the alternative …

what is podman


Community

Welcome to another era: we have a new logo for Ártica ST

April 3, 2020

Ártica ST changes its logo and moves to Pandora FMS’s green Who hasn’t ever needed a change of style? I’m not talking about bell-bottoms or Rosalia’s fake nails because it’s the latest trend. I’m talking about a facelift to feel handsome and OK. That’s …

nuevo logo de artica



network scanning

Community Comunidad Network Redes

What is network scanning? How to do it?

March 19, 2020

Starting monitoring? Remember network scanning goes first! The work of an admin or network administrator may seem ordinary, that type of work that just follows a guide, but right now, you could not be further from truth. Here I bring you network scanning, a …


Community Comunidad Tech Tecnología

Free web monitoring tools

March 11, 2020

Web applications? Blogs? What you need is web monitoring tools! In English, the word “present” has two different meanings: the first one is “now”, as in now that you are reading this article, and also the meaning of gift. There is no misunderstanding here, …

web monitoring tools

whats new 744

Enterprise Enterprise Features Funcionalidades Release

WHAT’S NEW Pandora FMS 744

March 5, 2020

In this update 744, we have added the module library to the console interface. We have also kept improving visual consoles, incorporating a new template with countries, as well as extending the alert correlation editor. Furthermore, our troubleshooting covers more than eighty issues, following …



what are racks

Tech

What are racks and which one should you buy?

February 25, 2020

What are racks? A rack is a structure, usually made out of metal and cabinet or wall-shaped, which allows to store and organize the different components of computer installations, such as servers, storage systems, switches, etc. Is that it? Are you disappointed? Well, hold …



virtual assistants

Tech

What are virtual assistants? Do you know Alexa and her friends?

February 13, 2020

Virtual assistants: what they are and how they help us Alexa, Siri, Cortana, Aura, Bixby, Irene and Sara. What do all of these names have in common, other than sounding like women? Are they a collection of scientists and artists who were only called …


Tech

8 current technology trends for companies

February 5, 2020

Technology trends for companies for the next few months Are you craving for new technology trends? Do you also want to know them in order to discover whether they can benefit your company in any way? The technological wheel does not stop going forwards, …

technology trends

whats new pandora fms 743

Community Features Funcionalidades Release

WHAT’S NEW Pandora FMS 743

January 30, 2020

WHAT’S NEW Pandora FMS 743 In Pandora FMS, we keep on working and that is why, despite the holidays, we’re launching a new release full of news. In this update 743, we have completely transformed usability in visual console editing. In addition, the Satellite …





best tech jobs of the future

Geek culture

The 6 best tech jobs of the future

January 8, 2020

Best tech jobs of the future closer than you think You may already know it if you follow us on a regular basis: in Pandora FMS blog we love to look ahead to the future. And we have to tell you a secret: next …


Release Tech

2020 Y2K Effect in Perl and its effect on Pandora FMS

January 3, 2020

Perl 2020: a failure and an unexpected update of Pandora FMS Just when we thought we had got ridden of Y2K, we came across an unexpected effect. The 2020 effect. Buried deep in the system, a basic Perl library has made any date comparison …

2020 perl aviso feature



whats new Pandora FMS 742

Features Release

WHAT’S NEW Pandora FMS 742

December 19, 2019

In release 742, we have updated some components integrated into the solution, such as cURL 7.65.3 version, in addition to several bugs being solved to help improve software performance, such as an error in SLA-Wizard reports or on private dashboards. We also have updates, …



lynis security

Community Servers Tech

Lynis security: monitoring a specialized computer suite

December 12, 2019

Linux vulnerability is measurable through Lynis security But does this mean that Pandora FMS is also into Lynis security? Well, its specialty is different… but yes, of course, it reaches everything covered by monitoring. In fact, flexibility is inherent to its name: FMS means …


Community Comunidad

Alternative to Splunk: Pandora FMS as a monitoring tool

December 5, 2019

Pandora FMS as an excellent Splunk alternative: let’s review both! The American magazine “Fortune” specializes in global banking, business and finance… What does it have to do with monitoring? Well, in one of its annual lists, the Fortune 100 (the largest companies on the …

splunk alternative

whats new 741

Features Funcionalidades Release

WHAT’S NEW Pandora FMS 741

December 4, 2019

As mentioned in the last release 740, even updates will focus on fixing bugs and odd ones on developing new features and improvements that help all users. In this release 741, a new Discovery integration has been added to monitor SAP centrally and remotely, …