Osmius The Open Source, Fast and Extandable Monitoring Tool
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  • 1. Peopleware and the Osmius Project Features and challenges José Luis Marina R&D Manager Peopleware.es
  • 2. Peopleware: Introduction Founded on : March, 2000 Sector : IT Services & Software Employees : 20 Developers : 10 R&D Investments : ~ 30% of our incomes
  • 3. Peopleware: Main Activities Consultancy : Systems and Servers (UNIX,Linux) Databases (Oracle, MySql) Monitoring and Incidence Management Administration : On-Site technical personnel. Systems and Application Operation. Remote Administration. Development : Osmius Open Source Monitoring Research : Open Lines with Universities.
  • 4. Peopleware: Characteristics
    • Highly Qualified Personnel.
    • Training and Education is promoted.
    • The company assumes costs of Thesis and PhDs.
    • Percentage of Projects profit is shared with the Team.
    • We support Research lines with universities.
    • Open Source Business Plan based on Osmius.
    • AENOR ISO-9000 Certified.
    • - Software Development.
    • - Company Procedures. Customer and Suppliers.
  • 5. Osmius: What is Osmius Instances or Things Servers Databases Webs Routers Applications Sensors Domotics Transactions Events or Variables CPU Load Free Memory Response Time Temperature Number of users ... The Open Source Monitoring Tool. Osmius allows us to monitor and supervise anything connected to a network .
  • 6. Osmius: Is there a market? IT Operation Every One with a medium sized IT Department need at one point to know what is happening with the Systems and Communications before the user calls you. Every One who wants to leave better needs to foresee the problems before the occur (proactive monitoring and state prediction). Every IT Manager need to know about the quality of the systems . Availability and response times last week of this server or that web application. HP -> OVO IBM -> Tivoli BMC -> Patrol FOSS -> Nagios Other Areas Industrial components (temperature and pressure, etc) Domotic Market (fire alarms, electricity, gas and water comsuptions).
  • 7. Osmius Is it different? There are others, but...
    • Free Software: Installations, consultancy and support Business Model.
    • Multiplatform: You're not tied to an Operative System.
    • C++ core: Fast. Forget performance and scalability problems.
    • Easy to Expand: N eed to monitor a new thing? Development Framework
    • Methology: Development Methodology. Quality Control. Well Documented.
  • 8. Osmius Architecture Your Business , Your Instances Routers Servers Web Servers Databases Osmius Agents: Monitor Events Master Agents: Configuration Management Deploy of new agents Central Server Receive all events Correlation Engines Osmius Database Osmius Web Console Operation Business View Easy to Expand adding new agents or new Console Plug-ins . C++ ACE C++ ACE C++ ACE AI SQL Java Spring FW Web Services API API API API MA MA MA CS
  • 9. Business Point of View Your Business , Management View USER: CIO Routers Servers WebApp DataBases Business Processes USER: Manager ACME Services Service Level Agreements USER: App Manager Instances Operation View. USER: Administrator Operator CRM e-Shop Payments Intranet Extranet HR ERP ISP Web App
  • 10. Osmius Today: Features Monitors Operative Systems : Linux, HP-UX and Solaris Databases : Oracle and MySql. IP Services : Ping, Ftp, Telnet, Ssh, Smtp, http. Log Files : Apache, Oracle, unix, customer application... Kernel Event Correlation : Reduced number of events. Easy to see. Open Architecture : Database Connectors, ACE. Agent development Framework : Easy to build new Monitors. Services Community : Code and downloads available from SourceForge.net Support : 24 x 7 commercial support for Registered customers. Development : Have something new to monitor? Need high quality software? Education : Courses. ACE, Osmius DK, Java, C++
  • 11. Osmius Future: What do we want? Main goal: To compete with both the BIG Monitoring companies and FLOSS alternatives. When? January 2009 -> Osmius 9.01
  • 12. Osmius: Road Map Osmius 8.01 (customers++) Service Oriented Configuration Management New Agents New Look Osmius 9.01 (customers+++) Business Oriented AI Integrated. State Prediction... Windows, Exchange, IIS, SAP... Third party Integrations Explore new markets Osmius 7.09 (2 customers) Event and Instance Oriented Agent Development Framework OSMIUS ROAD MAP (From today) 2007 2008 2009 Development & Research Development & Marketing
  • 13. Osmius: Methodology & Tools Methology : Scrum Agile Development. One big revision per month. Every day 30-minutes meeting. Every is probed and documented. Remote work at home 3 days a week. Tools : Sourceforge Subversion Repository. Eventum (MySql) - support and bugs. Eclipse with subversion plug-in. Skype for conference meetings. Google Docs – Task assignments
  • 14. Osmius and FOSS Bridge Development : C++ and ACE Experts to grow the kernel. Developers using our framework to create new agents Experts on Instances (SAP, Exchange,...) to say what is important to monitor so we can develop it. Beta Testers. Help us improve our code reporting bugs or suggestions. Support: Local support and installation tasks. Osmius expand, you get money. Help the community to solve bugs or new functionalities. Ideas for Collaboration
  • 15. Osmius The Open Source Monitoring Tool We can monitor anything, fast and easy .
  • 16. Questions? www.Osmius.net joseluis[dot]marina [at] peopleware[dot]es Osmius is supported by both the Spanish Industry and Trade Ministry and the Ministry of Education.