Roadmap

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In-Progress

Deliver Checkmk via AWS Marketplace

CLOUD MONITORING

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Checkmk can already be deployed in the cloud and provide monitoring for most cloud services.

We plan to take this even further and enable cloud-native Checkmk deployment by enabling the installation of Checkmk directly via the AWS marketplace.

Push agent

CLOUD MONITORING

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To improve the usability of the Checkmk agent in the cloud and in dynamic environments, we plan to allow agents to register themselves at the monitoring server. We will also introduce a standard for push agent data to the Checkmk server.

Check for AWS Lambda

CLOUD MONITORING

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New check for AWS Lambda serverless computing.

REST-API Improvements

ENTERPRISE MONITORING

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With the introduction of the REST-API in Checkmk 2.0 we extended the coverage even beyond the scope of the existing APIs. Our goal is however completeness of the new REST-API: Everything can be done via an API.

Improved check for Cisco ASA

ENTERPRISE MONITORING

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Significant enhancements to the Cisco ASA check.

Planned

New checks for AWS

CLOUD MONITORING

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New checks for AWS Elastic Container Service, general AWS health of the customer's region, AWS Route 53, and AWS ElasticCache for Redis.

New checks for Microsoft Azure

CLOUD MONITORING

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New checks for Azure health of the customer's region, Azure Load Balancer, Azure Database based on MySQL and PostgreSQL, and Azure Traffic Manager.

Simple parameterization of views

USER EXPERIENCE

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Simplification of the way, views and dashboards can recieve their parameters.

Activate changes improvement

USER EXPERIENCE

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Simplify the workflow to activate changes, especially for small changes, e.g. local to one folder.

Application dashboard: vSphere

USER EXPERIENCE

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Comprehensive dashboard for all metrics of a vSphere cluster.

Check for Meraki APs

ENTERPRISE MONITORING

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New check for Meraki access points.

Under Consideration

Automatic Dependencies

AIOPS

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Discovering dependencies using information from physical and virtual networks and application configurations (e.g. vSphere, Oracle, Kubernetes) and visualizing these dependencies.

This will help in

  • resolving issues quicker
  • preventing issues from happening
  • reducing unnecessary notifications

Anomaly Detection

AIOPS

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Automatic correlation of metrics to find systems which experience similar atypical behaviour and powerful visualizations intelligently highlighting anomalies using large amounts of data to find root causes quicker.

APM / Tracing Integration

INTEGRATIONS

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Distributed tracing across microservices, hosts, and containers via integration of major APM tools (e.g. Jaeger)

OpenMetrics Support

INTEGRATIONS

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We consider support for OpenMetrics, a cloud-native highly scalable protocol for applications to expose their metrics.

Google Cloud Monitoring

CLOUD MONITORING

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We plan to build a special agent similar to AWS and Azure:

  • Ready-built for dynamic configuration
  • Checks for standard services
    • Cloud Storage
    • Compute Engine
    • Cloud SQL
    • Cloud Load Balancing

Additional checks are possible based on feature requests.

Improved JMX Monitoring

INTEGRATIONS

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We consider to extend the JMX monitoring to enable in-depth monitoring of Java Application Servers.

Synthetic Monitoring

INTEGRATIONS

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“Blackbox” services increase importance of testing from user perspective: Synthetic monitoring (aka E2E).
We plan to provide a standard solution for synthetic monitoring with Checkmk: either by integration with another solution or by providing needed guides

 

Redfish Support

INTEGRATIONS

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Redfish has been established as the new standard for managing servers.
We plan to build a special agent and check plug-ins for vendor-independent server monitoring.

Extended Container Monitoring

CONTAINER MONITORING

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We consider extending our monitoring capabiltites to tools common in the Kubernetes ecosystem

  • Improve monitoring for interfaces and toolchain typical in Kubernetes, e.g. CSI, CNI, nginx, Cassandra, Kafka
  • Further integration into Kubernetes ecosystem, e.g. Istio