Clustering Engine Improvements in OpenSIPS 3.2

The ability to implement highly-available, scalable distributed SIP services has long been an important objective for OpenSIPS. A big leap in this direction was made in version 2.4 with a major rework of the clusterer module and the introduction of many enhancements and new clustering features. Since then, each new major release has continued to … Continue reading Clustering Engine Improvements in OpenSIPS 3.2

OpenSIPIt ’01 – Testing the Trending SIP Security Enhancements

Cooling off at the end of a brilliant OpenSIPIt'01! Last week, I had the honor to represent the OpenSIPS project in a multi-day, cross-project SIP testing event that took place online, called OpenSIPIt! With a pilot edition of the event dubbed "OpenSIPIt#00" having already taken place last year, right after the OpenSIPS Summit, everyone had … Continue reading OpenSIPIt ’01 – Testing the Trending SIP Security Enhancements

Apache Kafka Producer in OpenSIPS 3.2

Integrating the main SIP engine with different components is an important requirement when developing and operating complex VoIP platforms. OpenSIPS has always aimed to offer support for interacting with a variety of implementations for services such as databases, accounting/billing systems, monitoring tools and so on. Continuing in this direction, OpenSIPS 3.2 introduces a new integration … Continue reading Apache Kafka Producer in OpenSIPS 3.2

Monitoring OpenSIPS using Prometheus and Grafana

Monitoring real time statistics is a great tool to assess the performance of your services, as well as for detecting, and possibly preventing, unfortunate events. And visualizing the monitored statistics in a graph or chart can definitely improve your DevOps team experience, as well as reduce the troubleshooting time of possible failure events. In a … Continue reading Monitoring OpenSIPS using Prometheus and Grafana

Exploring SSL/TLS libraries for OpenSIPS 3.2

For the purpose of providing secure SIP communication over the TLS protocol, OpenSIPS uses the OpenSSL library, the most popular TLS implementation across the Internet. However, integrating OpenSSL with OpenSIPS has posed a series of challenges starting with OpenSSL version 1.1.0, and has caused quite a few bugs and crashes since then, as presented in … Continue reading Exploring SSL/TLS libraries for OpenSIPS 3.2

Improved series-based call statistics using OpenSIPS 3.2

Real-time call statistics is an excellent tool to evaluate the quality and performance of your telephony platform, that is why it is very important to expose as many statistics as possible, accumulated over different periods of time. OpenSIPS provides an easy to use interface that exposes simple primitives for creating, updating, and displaying various statistics, … Continue reading Improved series-based call statistics using OpenSIPS 3.2

OpenSIPS Summit Distributed 2020- Speakers and Moderators

The Amsterdam event was cancelled. That was a point of resetting the OpenSIPS Summit 2020, as format, speakers, training, as everything, Moving into online impacted the format and the content of the OpenSIPS Summit. As we tried as much as possible to tailor an event that is easy to attend to, we decided to go … Continue reading OpenSIPS Summit Distributed 2020- Speakers and Moderators