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Good results for Team KMG Group in the European Championship

Team KMG Group, consisting of Thomas Svensson, Jonas Sjöberg, and George Ekström produced good results in the European Championships in PPC1500 in Oslo.

Team KMG Group had two teams in the team shoot off:

  • Revolver (Thomas and Jonas) – Gold medal
  • Pistol (Thomas and George) – Silver medal

Individually, they scored well too:

  • Jonas – Silver medal in the Open class
  • George – Brons medal in SR4
  • Thomas – Gold medal in SR2,75 and Bronze medal in Distinguished Pistol

 

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Thomas Svensson and Jonas Sjöberg

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Thomas Svensson and George Ekström

Congratulations to very fine results!

 

Match report European Championships in Oslo, 2014 – Team KMG group: A Big Victory!

Over 120 marksmen attended in Norway the 2014 European Championships of the World Association PPC 1500.

With a starting field of 25 High Masters, the event was marked by extremely high-calibre performances. One of the the highlight of the event: Team GMG group shooters in both revolver and Pistol team matches Jonas Sjöberg, George Ekström and Thomas Svensson who earned the title of European Champion in the revolver Team Match and Silver in the Pistol team match.

Congratulations and our sincerest respect.

In addition, George Ekström got a bronze in service revolver, Jonas Sjöberg got a gold in the open class and Thomas Svensson got one gold in Off duty revolver and a bronze in Distinguish pistol. This shows how dedicated top performance shooters can be successful with help from KMG group.

 

cloudwatch

Nagios Cloudwatch

KMG Group GmbH has developed Nagios Cloudwatch, which is an open source plugin for Nagios and derivates like op5 to monitor Amazon Cloud infrastructure.

Monitor:

  • Cost
  • Virtual instances (EC2)
  • Elastic Load Balancers (ELB)
  • Database instnaces (EDB)

Check out the github project page!

To test this out, download the latest virtual appliance from OP5 at http://www.op5.com/download-op5-monitor/, unzip it on your computer, then do the following:

  1. Install the virtual machine. In the vSphere Client, select File > Deploy OVF Template, and select the .ovf file in your op5 directory. Follow the instructions and go to the web page mentioned in the console when the virtual machine is started.
  2. Log in to the op5 appliance per ssh (user: root, password: monitor)
  3. Install the nagios-cloudwatch script in your environment
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cd /opt/plugins/custom
wget "https://github.com/maglub/nagios-cloudwatch/archive/stable.tar.gz"
tar xvzf stable.tar.gz
ln -s nagios-cloudwatch-stable nagios-cloudwatch
  1. Log in to the op5 appliance through the web gui (user: monitor, password: monitor)
  2. Go to the “Configure” page and select “Manage management packs”
  3. Upload the json file op5/nagios-cloudwatch.op5.management-pack.import.json found in the nagios-cloudwatch directory
  4. Save configuration

Now you are ready to add a couple of AWS instances. What is important to know is that the identifying attributes of an Amazon instance is:

  • Instance ID (i.e. i-123455)
  • Region (i.e. us-west-2)

These two attributes should be added to the host in Nagios as custom attributes for each server:

  • _EC2_ID -> Instance ID
  • _EC2_REGION -> The AWS region in which your instance is created

If you add the newlly created host in Nagios to the host group “esx-instances”, they will automatically be monitored for:

  • CPUUtilization
  • NetworkOut
  • StatusCheckFailed_System
  • DiskReadOps
  • NetworkIn
  • StatusCheckFailed
  • DiskWriteOps
  • StatusCheckFailed_Instance
  • DiskWriteBytes
  • DiskReadBytes

 

 

A good thing to do in the OP5 environment is to define and save a couple of filters:

  • EC2 Services -> Filter: [services] host.groups >= “ec2-instances”
  • EC2 Servers -> Filter: [hosts] groups >= “ec2-instances”
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OP5 Technical partner

KMG Group is now an OP5 Technical Partner.

This means that we are now offering high quality services around the OP5 Monitoring product.

  • Consulting on monitoring and monitoring architecture
  • Installations
  • Development of monitoring plugins
piLogger

Open Source: rasperry pi logger

We will soon release an open source project for monitoring heating systems for houses and apartment buildings.

A lot is to be learned from gathering temperature data from your heating system, and there is a lot of money to save.

Based on:

  • Raspberry pi
  • 1-wire interfaced thermometers, sensors and devices
  • Automatic data gathering
  • Dynamically generated graphs
  • Notifications for important events
  • Nagios integration

 

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Magnus Blog

I am the owner of KMG Group GmbH.

In my everyday life I encounter minor technical issues on a daily basis, and I enjoy writing about them. I learn every single day. A good day is when I learn something new. My special interests are automation, monitoring, bits and bytes, and good food. Enjoy this blog!

Learn more

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  • P1010722

    Good results for Team KMG Group in the European Championship

    Team KMG Group, consisting of Thomas Svensson, Jonas Sjöberg, and George Ekström produced good results in the European Championships in PPC1500 in Oslo.

    Team KMG Group had two teams in the team shoot off:

    Revolver (Thomas and Jonas) – Gold medal
    Pistol (Thomas and George) – Silver medal

    Individually, they scored well too:

    Jonas – Silver medal in the Open class
    George – Brons medal in SR4
    Thomas – Gold medal in SR2,75 and Bronze medal in Distinguished Pistol

  • cloudwatch

    Nagios Cloudwatch

    KMG Group GmbH has developed Nagios Cloudwatch, which is an open source plugin for Nagios and derivates like op5 to monitor Amazon Cloud infrastructure.

    Monitor:

    Cost
    Virtual instances (EC2)
    Elastic Load Balancers (ELB)
    Database instnaces (EDB)

    Check out the github project page!

  • op5-screenshot

    OP5 Technical partner

    KMG Group is now an OP5 Technical Partner. This means that we are now offering high quality services around the […]

  • piLogger

    Open Source: rasperry pi logger

    We will soon release an open source project for monitoring heating systems for houses and apartment buildings. A lot is […]

  • slide_magnus

    Magnus Blog

    In my everyday life I encounter minor technical issues on a daily basis, and I enjoy writing about them. I learn every single day. A good day is when I learn something new. My special interests are automation, monitoring, bits and bytes, and good food. Enjoy this blog!

    Learn more

  • slide_offering

    Offering

    Currently we are working on creating an offering for Oracle Exadata proof of concept. Do you need an Oracle Exadata? Will it make your workload cheaper, better, faster?