z

Commercial Support Clients: Clients with support contracts can get escalated support assistance by visiting Nagios Answer Hub. These forums are for community support services. Although we at Nagios try our best to help out on the forums here, we always give priority support to our support clients.

RE: [Nagios-devel] MSQL Tables and log files mis-match in data types,

Support forum for Nagios Core, Nagios Plugins, NCPA, NRPE, NSCA, NDOUtils and more. Engage with the community of users including those using the open source solutions.

RE: [Nagios-devel] MSQL Tables and log files mis-match in data types,

Postby Guest » Tue Apr 02, 2002 10:16 pm

On Wed, 27 Mar 2002, Mark Gillett wrote:

> Thanks for the pointer on the future Ethan, I am not sure how many of the
> Netsaint/Nagios users out here are using the database support, but it seems
> to be a reasonable number. Would you envisage us adding database support as
> a 'patch' or might you consider providing an API against which we could
> implement any other 'storage service' that we might want to play with.
>
> I guess that the alternative might be for someone ;-) to provide a simple
> SQL-->Files bridge (mmmm sounds a bit like mSQL v 0.1) for those who still
> want/need db support.
>
> Personally I am playing with the database as the files get a little clunky
> when writing other analysis code and or interfaces to monitoring/management
> systems other than Nagios :-(. With the db tables some of these operations
> are much faster (to code and to perform), especially when log-file rotation
> (archiving) is enabled.
>
> Where can the community add most value here ?
>
> Mark
>

I think the config files are files for what Nagios needs from it - an
initilization. A DB -to- config generator could be built very easily
allowing you to maintain you configs in the DB yet use Nagios.

On the log aspects, I tend to favor an option of DB with a single column
table for each entry in addition to the flat files and archive methods.

DB does provide a certain flexibility in generating and sorting for
reporting purposes.

-sg






This post was automatically imported from historical nagios-devel mailing list archives
Original poster: sghosh@sghosh.org
Guest
 

Return to Open Source Nagios Projects

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 25 guests