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Let's think a little about data gathering using the Zabbix agent (with active or passive items). When we are trying to gather some data using the Zabbix agent, we can choose between the Zabbix agent and Zabbix agent (active) item types. Each one has its pros and cons.

Let's say that you have 1,000 hosts and each host has 10 passive items for gathering data. In this scenario, the Zabbix server will manage a 10,000 item queue.

Let's say you have 1,000 hosts and each host has 10 active items for gathering data. In this scenario, the Zabbix server will send a 10 item queue to each host.

Of course, it is cheaper to let each Zabbix agent manage ...

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