IP Address Management IPAM software for small ISP

Mike Hale eyeronic.design at gmail.com
Tue Dec 25 06:48:39 UTC 2012

Very small shop with millions of data sources?


On Mon, Dec 24, 2012 at 10:38 PM, Jo Rhett <jrhett at netconsonance.com> wrote:

> On Dec 20, 2012, at 9:26 PM, Charles N Wyble wrote:
> > Zenoss works very well
> Um... you lost me after the first 4 words. Zenoss might work acceptably
> for very, very small organizations with very small amounts of data. Zenoss
> is incapable of scaling to even moderate-sized data sets with tens of
> thousands of data sources, nevermind medium sized data sets with millions
> of data sources. I work at a very small shop with three total engineers and
> Zenoss was unable to scale beyond 1/4 of our data sources with dozens of
> cores and hundreds of gigabytes of RAM on numerous systems.  It doesn't
> actually use any of these, the internal deadlocks in the architecture make
> it impossible for it to scale.
> That Zenoss might make a better IP management tool than what it is
> purported and sold to do... amuses.
> --
> Jo Rhett
> Net Consonance : net philanthropy to improve open source and internet
> projects.

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