[sf-perl] Inaugural Monitoring SIG Tomorrow (Tuesday 10/10)

Quinn Weaver qw at sf.pm.org
Tue Oct 10 00:25:48 PDT 2006

On Mon, Oct 09, 2006 at 11:45:35AM -0700, Peter Mui wrote:
> (Hi, is the following an appropriate posting to this list?  We don't want to be 
> perceived as spamming.  Thanks! -Peter)

Obviously I think it's appropriate, since I flipped the Mailman switch
to let it through (it would have failed otherwise, as it was from
a non-member).  Monitoring seems like a Perlish problem space to me.

Note this announcement is going out late; the SIG is today.

> We'll be hosting an Inaugural Monitoring SIG meeting tomorrow (Tuesday, October 
> 10) at 7PM at our offices.  We'll have a short overview presentation on Open 
> Source monitoring tools and and then we'll open it up for a discussion of 
> issues people want to cover in the SIG. All interested parties are invited 
> (nay, heartily encouraged!) to attend: can you let SoCoSa members know about 
> this?
> We'll be covering tools such as Nagios, Ganglia, Cacti, NeDi, Network 
> Weathermap, Rrdtool, MRTG, SNMP TT, Syslog-ng, etc. and covering issues like 
> monitoring specific applications like Exchange servers, Oracle, etc., etc. Part 
> of the goal of this inaugural meeting is to get feedback from attendees as to 
> topics they want to cover further in future meetings.
> Here's the text-based announcement: feel free to forward it as you see fit:
> -----------------------------------------------------
> What:  Inaugural Monitoring SIG Meeting
> Who:  Anyone interested in IT monitoring issues and tools
> When:  Tuesday, October 10 2006, 7PM
> Where:  GroundWork Open Source, 139 Townsend St., San Francisco
> How:  139 Townsend St. is very near AT&T Park, two blocks from the CalTrain 
> Depot.  Take the MUNI N trolley "inbound" to 2nd and King (ballpark stop) or 
> take the 15 or 30 buses crosstown.  Free evening street parking can usually be 
> found.
> We'll have a brief presentation and then brainstorm about ways to build the 
> finest sys admin/IT tools for monitoring and how this SIG can facilitate that.  
> Food (probably pizza) and drinks (definitely pop) will be provided by 
> GroundWork.
> RSVP (not necessary, but helpful): Peter Mui, pmui at groundworkopensource.com, 
> 415 992 4573
> -----------------------------------------------------
> Let me know if you have any questions.  Cheers, -Peter
> Peter Mui, Open Source Community Advocate
> GROUNDWORK Open Source, Inc.
> 139 Townsend Street, Suite 100
> San Francisco, CA 94107-1946
> +1 415 992 4573 (direct)
> +1 415 947 0684 (fax)
> pmui at groundworkopensource.com

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