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Anna MacLachlan

Anna MacLachlan
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Reducing alert fatigue with GoAlert, Target’s on-call scheduling and notification platform

At Sensu Summit 2019, Adam Westman, Sr. Engineering Manager at Target, introduced us to GoAlert, their on-call scheduling and notification open source project. In this post, I’ll recap his talk,...

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🎂 Happy birthday, Sensu Go (plus a giveaway)

As Caleb recently noted, it’s been a year since the GA release of Sensu Go! In fact, today marks the official one-year mark; since December 5, 2018, Sensu Go has been downloaded over 1 million...

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How Harvard automates monitoring with Sensu Go

Sensu Summit 2019 featured talks from the Sensu Community, including Harvard University SRE Molly Duggan, who shared how the Harvard FAS Research Computing Department uses CI/CD pipelines and the...

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Back to school at Sensu Summit 2019

The community came together on September 9-10, 2019 for Sensu Summit for two excellent days of talks, workshops, and a touch of high school nostalgia (Revolution Hall used to be a school, after...

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DevOps tools for monitoring

DevOps has been a hot topic for many years, but it's still common for organizations to feel overwhelmed by the complexity of automating their entire infrastructure and to get hung up on which...

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Fireside chat with Kelsey Hightower, part one: on Kubernetes, legacy tech, and the future of monitoring

At Sensu Summit 2018, Sensu CEO Caleb Hailey and CTO Sean Porter sat down with Kelsey Hightower, Staff Developer Advocate at Google Cloud Platform (GCP), for a fireside chat on a variety of...

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Announcing Target, Harvard, NCR, & more at Sensu Summit 2019

We’re pleased to announce the speaker lineup and schedule for Sensu Summit 2019, happening September 9-10, 2019! We’ll gather at Revolution Hall in Portland, Oregon for two days of technical...

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Community roundup: making the switch from Nagios to Sensu

Wherever you’re at in your monitoring journey, you’ve probably used Nagios at one time or another. Love it or hate it, a legacy tool like Nagios played a critical role in establishing monitoring...

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How Box.com migrated 350K Nagios objects to Sensu

At Sensu Summit 2018, Box.com Sr. Infrastructure SRE Trent Baker told the story of how they migrated over 350,000 Nagios checks to Sensu. In this post, I’ll recap that talk, sharing some info...

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How Kubernetes works

It's no secret that the popularity of running containerized applications has exploded over the past several years. Being able to iterate and release an application by...

Monitoring Kubernetes + Docker, part 2: Prometheus

Monitoring Kubernetes + Docker, part 2: Prometheus

This is part 2 in a series on monitoring Kubernetes. Check out parts 1, 3, and 4.

In part 1 of this series, I discussed the rise of microservice architecture and the...

Monitoring Kubernetes, part 1: the challenges + data sources

Monitoring Kubernetes, part 1: the challenges + data sources

This is part 1 in a series on monitoring Kubernetes. Check out parts 2, 3 and 4.

Our industry has long been relying on microservice-based architecture to deliver...

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