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GroundWork System Administrator Training

EVENTS

2019, 8 AM - 2 PM PST

TRAINNG & CERTIFICATION

The GroundWork System Administrator Training course includes:

  • Part I: Getting Started with GroundWork Monitor
  • Part II: Employing Monitoring Methods
  • Part III: Visualizing & Managing Monitoring Data
  • And, the opportunity to become GroundWork certified (GWCSA)

  

2019 TRAINING SCHEDULE

This course is 6 days inclusive delivered over a 3 week period.
All dates are Tuesdays and Wednesdays and run from 8AM to 2PM PST.

  • January — 8, 9, 15, 16
  • March — 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20
  • May — 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22
  • July — 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24
  • September — 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25
  • November — 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20

Article: How to Efficiently Discover Network Resources

NEWS

Thomas Stocking, co-founder and vice president of product strategy,  recently wrote an article titled How to Efficiently Discover Network Resources, featured in The Data Center Journal. The article talks about network discovery tools and processes, and why it’s important to automate and standardize. Many business processes (security management, service delivery and service support) depend on the administrator’s knowledge of the network details.

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AMA: How To Monitor Cloud Infrastructure

EVENTS

July 16–23 2018, 11 AM EST

Thomas Stocking, VP of product strategy, will host a live AMA feed on cloud monitoring from July 16–23.  Ideal for anyone overwhelmed with the task of maintaining physical infrastructure as networks expand into the cloud and hybrid-cloud systems. Thomas can answer your questions about how to best monitor your cloud infrastructure and get maximum performance from your entire IT infrastructure — from apps, VMs, servers, and containers, to network and storage devices.

https://techama.amafeed.com/how-to-monitor-cloud-infrastructure-ama-with-thomas-587342

Major Update to GroundWork Monitor With Azure Connector For Organizations Expanding Into the Cloud

NEWS

Information technology (IT) administrators overwhelmed with the task of maintaining physical infrastructure as their networks expand into cloud and hybrid-cloud systems can now have an enhanced view of their entire IT infrastructure with GroundWork Monitor, a unified monitoring platform by GroundWork Open Source, Inc. The release of GroundWork Monitor 7.2.1 offers two new GroundWork Cloud Hub connectors: an Azure connector for management and analysis of cloud infrastructure performance, and a NeDi connector for easier integration of network discovery and monitoring tools.

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Article: Entering a Golden Age of Data Monitoring

NEWS

Thomas Stocking, co-founder and vice president of product strategy,  recently wrote an article titled Entering a Golden Age of Data Monitoring, featured in APM Digest. The article talks about three factors obscuring the benefits of data monitoring (the infinite volume of data, its diversity, and inconsistency), benefits of monitoring data, and the future of monitoring data—all fueling a “golden age” of systems monitoring.

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Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities For GroundWork Users

NEWS

Reports have recently surfaced about Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities in most modern computer systems. These so-called side-channel attacks can allow one program (e.g. a browser) to infer and even read data used by the CPU to execute another program… even a more privileged one. These vulnerabilities affect phones, ​tablets, ​desktops, servers, and cloud computing services. ​Solutions offered to date ​require patching​ that results in ​reduced ​performance.​ Chip manufacturers and software vendors are in the early stages of offering solutions. What is advised today may be replaced with better advice tomorrow.

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GroundWork Open Source Predicts Higher Scale IT Operations Analysis

NEWS

GroundWork Open Source founder, Thomas Stocking, recently lended his expertise to APMdigest’s 2018 Application Performance Management Predictions, an insightful article about how APM and related technologies will impact business in 2018, specifically in the areas of ITOA and data.

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GroundWork Open Source Releases GroundWork Monitor 7.2

NEWS

GroundWork Open Source Releases Major Update To On-Premise Monitoring Platform For Complete Visibility Into The Entire IT Environment

Includes robust open source visualization and analysis tools for monitoring the latest technologies

Information technology (IT) administrators overwhelmed with the variety of available tools to monitor the performance of the physical, virtual and cloud-based systems comprising their network can now have an enhanced unified view of their infrastructure with GroundWork Monitor, a comprehensive monitoring platform by GroundWork Open Source, Inc. The release of GroundWork Monitor 7.2 offers organizations new dynamic visualization and analysis tools with integrations of InfluxDB and Grafana that enable better data access and understanding of variations in systems performance.

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