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The @Zenoss Core 5 Beta 1 release is now available. Try, give feedback and win!

The trek to Zenoss Core 5 general availability continues!  Zenoss is now up to "beta 1" (a second beta drop is expected this summer).  And the company is having much success and positive feedback from its users... the company has already received more than 2,000 downloads of the Alpha product. 

Read on to learn about the new features included in the the Zenoss Core 5 Beta 1 release and how you can pocket an Amazon gift card just by being one of the early testers!

New Features

The Core 5 Beta 1 includes the following current and new features:

  • Zenoss Control Plane Features
    • Out of band management and monitoring of all Zenoss components (called Control Center)
    • Zenoss service templates enables consistent configuration
    • Deploy and start Zenoss in seconds, nearly anywhere via Docker support
    • Native snapshot and rollback support, seconds to backup/restore (coming in beta release)
    • New ZenPack & ZenDMD Management Support
    • New Online Backup & Restore
    • New Snapshot/Rollback
    • New Multi-host Deployment
  • Central Performance Big Data Back End Features
    • OpenTSDB/HBase central performance architecture
    • HTML5 charts with CSV export support
    • Operations Heads Up Display - Detach and maximize chart UI components for NOC displays
    • Lossless KPI retention with user definable retention period
    • New Asymmetrical KPI collection and visualization
    • Timezone UI support
    • KPI API, Tag and store KPI MOM - data agnostic external metric integration
  • Enhanced UX
    • New Component Charts Mashup - Consolidate multiple component charts onto a single chart for better root cause and cause/effect analysis
    • Event Class and Transform UI with syntax highlighting
    • Device Maintenance Management UI

Next Steps - Kick the Tires, Give Your Feedback, and Receive an Amazon Gift Card!

Ready, set, go!  Now that the Beta 1 is available, download it and start kicking the tires.

The first 10 users to download the Beta 1 and complete the online survey will receive a $30 Amazon gift card from Zenoss.

Published Wednesday, July 02, 2014 7:05 PM by David Marshall
@Zenoss Announces Core 5.0 Beta 2 Ready for Download : @VMblogcom - (Author's Link) - September 5, 2014 6:55 AM
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