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, …

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whats new pandora fms 743

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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 …

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whats new Pandora FMS 742

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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, …



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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 …


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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 …

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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, …



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Safety first: the best backup applications

November 26, 2019

Best backup applications to stay on the safe side Surely you know what a backup is, right? It is what we could also call a “safety copy“. Free backups are precisely that, softwares through which you can create backup copies of your data, to …


Community Comunidad

Congratulations Pandora FMS, you’re already a teenager!

November 20, 2019

Congratulations Pandora FMS, 14 years of stories and monitoring 14 years old, our beloved monitoring software is already 14 years old! Pandora FMS enters adolescence and does it with more friends than acne, with more achievements than voice changes and with more future ideas …

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hard disk types

Tech

Hard Disk Types

November 19, 2019

Hard disk types: Get to know the main ones! Do you need to buy hard disks? All right, we all have needs in life. Are you clear about what you need them for? Great, that’s where it starts. Don’t you have a clear choice …



business software

Geek culture

Business Software. Don’t get left behind!

November 7, 2019

Business software. Do you have everything you need? Where are you going with those scrolls? And that sack of seeds for carrier pigeons? What? You say you need them to get your company’s marketing to your customers? Didn’t you think you might be getting …


Features Funcionalidades Release

What’s new in Pandora FMS 740

October 30, 2019

In this 740 release, the top priority has been solving certain software failures. From now on, even releases are intended to solve bugs and improve the existing features, whereas odd ones focus on extending the feature range, with the purpose of increasingly refining Pandora …

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incidente post mortem

Community Comunidad

What is a post mortem incident? How can we monitor this?

October 29, 2019

A computer post-mortem incident contains very important lessons! In particular, I liked very much the article that our colleague Sara Martin wrote in Pandora FMS blog about crisis management in information technology, these are the steps: To know how to apologize. To disseminate the …



web browser security

Tech Tecnología

Web browser security. Is it really safe?

October 22, 2019

Web browser security: Learn How the Most Popular Browsers Operate If there is still a reason why you have a post-it covering the webcam of your laptop, if you have not yet had the audacity to delve into the deep web despite all the …


Community Comunidad

CentOS 8: a clone that reinvents itself

October 17, 2019

Experience the new RHEL with CentOS 8 and CentOS 8 Stream It has taken much longer than usual for the CentOS team to provide us with a new version of their operating system; however, the wait is over. The new CentOS 8 is here. …

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fixed disk usage

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Monitoring Our Fixed Disk Usage

October 15, 2019

Fixed Disk Usage should be monitored from a quantitative point of view I remember with some nostalgia the five-and-a-quarter-inch floppy disks, and then the more robust three-and-a-half-inch floppy disks. I shouldn’t even write the word rigid anymore, but you’ve got me: it’s for younger …


Tech Tecnología

What is File Transfer Protocol (FTP)?

October 8, 2019

File Transfer Protocol or FTP. Shall we start? Our day to day is a constant investigation. When you were little, very small, you discovered the different names of the colors or the taste of the fruits; then, the pain of acne and your favorite …

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what is raid

Tech Tecnología

What is RAID? What types of RAID are out there?

October 3, 2019

What is RAID? What types of RAID are out there? What is raid? Do you want to find out? The term RAID is related mostly to those components of our computers that allow us to store information and get our computer up and running …


Features Funcionalidades Release

What’s New in Pandora FMS 7.0 NG 739

October 1, 2019

In this release 739 several integrations have been carried out, ranging from RedisDB monitoring, integration with OTRS or interconnectivity between Pandora FMS and Integria IMS, one of the products of Pandora FMS suite. In addition, the HA environment has been improved with new features. …

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Pandora FMS Event Viewer in App of the day

September 24, 2019

Pandora FMS interview in App of the day Last week our CEO, Sancho Lerena, was interviewed in App of the day, a site that is part of Downloadastro.com, one of the largest download sites in the world, with millions of monthly users. In the …



tech magazines

Geek culture

Technology magazines to follow: We will give you some clues

September 10, 2019

Do you know these tech magazines? Let’s have a look It’s possible that your cravings for knowledge go farther than the best issues of National Geographic. You need to satisfy your most practical and technological side and you no longer know which friend in …



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What’s New in Pandora FMS 7.0 NG 738

August 29, 2019

In this release 738, mass alerts have been incorporated into policies to make their creation process easier. In addition, different visual consoles have been added in this update, which will appear by default and can be customized according to the user’s needs. Several bugs …