Is DevOps a Philosophy or a Role?

December 9 2014 | By | in DevOps

As organizations continue to adopt the DevOps mindset, there is lingering debate as to whether it is more of a philosophy or a role. I recently had the opportunity to speak with an analyst at Gartner about this. His view is that DevOps is more of a philosophy — an approach to lifecycle management and .. Read More »

New Cluster Support Now Available in Updated Solaris ZenPack

December 3 2014 | By | in Unified Monitoring

The Solaris operating system is known for its scalability, and many enterprise IT shops run their business-critical applications and services on Solaris-based servers. However, meeting application and service delivery SLAs depends upon the error-free functioning of not only the business-critical application itself, but also the underlying Solaris operating system that hosts the application. Issues that .. Read More »

2014 State of the Open Source Cloud Survey Results Are In – OpenStack Leading Open Source Cloud Adoption

November 20 2014 | By | in Cloud
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Today, Zenoss released the findings from our 2014 The State of Open Source Cloud report. Conducted during the fall of 2014, the goal of the survey was to understand how business and technology leaders are currently using or planning to use open source cloud platforms such as OpenStack and CloudStack to respond to changing business .. Read More »

Introducing Our Newest Zenoss Master!

November 5 2014 | By | in Open Source

Here at Zenoss, we are very pleased to introduce you to our newest Zenoss Master! What Is a Zenoss Master? Zenoss Masters are crucial longstanding members of the Zenoss Community. They contribute to the success of Zenoss Core and the Zenoss open source ecosystem by authoring ZenPacks and other code and actively participating on the .. Read More »

Out-of-Band Server Management with Zenoss


For servers running business-critical applications, “out-of-band” access is critical for diagnosing and troubleshooting operational issues or failures at the hardware level. Out-of band-management technologies such as HP integrated Lights Out (iLO) functionality for HP ProLiant servers and the integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) for Dell PowerEdge servers are critical when you need to troubleshoot .. Read More »

New Provider-Oriented OpenStack Infrastructure ZenPack Now Available!

October 23 2014 | By | in Cloud

OpenStack is a massively scalable, feature rich open source cloud computing platform for public and private clouds. Corporations, service providers, VARs, SMBs, and global data centers all use OpenStack to deploy large scale private and public clouds. Zenoss has been providing monitoring support from a tenant perspective for OpenStack clouds for the last several years. .. Read More »