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Sean Porter

Sean Porter
CTO for Sensu.

Recent Posts

Monitoring Kubernetes + Docker, part 3: Sensu + Prometheus

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

In part 1 of this series, we discuss the rise of Kubernetes and Docker for containerization and container...

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Infrastructure as code: evolution and practice

This blog post was first published in The New Stack

As infrastructure has evolved and matured over the last decade, the way in which we build and deploy that infrastructure has — for the most...

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Self-service monitoring checks in Sensu Go

Now that we’ve officially launched Sensu Go and announced the EOL schedule for Sensu 1.x, I want to address some of the ways in which we’re either ensuring backwards compatibility between Sensu...

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Making Sensu shareable with Bonsai, the Sensu asset index

As part of our mission to improve operator experiences, we’re pleased to announce Bonsai, the Sensu asset index! Bonsai makes discovering and sharing Sensu solutions easier than ever before, and...

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Monitoring Kubernetes + Docker, part 2: Prometheus

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

In part 1 of this series, I discussed the rise of microservice architecture and the reliance on Kubernetes and Docker...

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Monitoring Kubernetes, part 1: the challenges + data sources

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

Our industry has long been relying on microservice-based architecture to deliver software faster and safer. The advent...

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Announcing Tessen, the Sensu call-home service

As a monitoring company, it’s only natural that we’d always seek more data to inform our product decisions. With that in mind, we created Tessen, a hosted Sensu call-home service. Tessen is opt-in...

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Choosing an enterprise monitoring solution: top 7 security considerations

Any organization that deals with customer data understands the importance of protecting that data. You need to inspire trust in your customers — in order to hand that data over in the first place,...

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The story of Nagios plugin support in Sensu

Or, why service checks are so amazing

It’s officially been seven years since I started hacking on a monitoring project that would become Sensu. My goal was to replace a fragile Nagios installation...

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The Road Ahead For Sensu

Back in July, I proudly announced the release of Sensu Core 1.0 (a huge milestone!) and provided a list of major features and assets to be developed in Q3 and Q4 of 2017. The list included Check...

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Trending Stories: So Hot Right Now

Sensu Go is here!

Sensu Go is here!

Today is the day: Sensu Go is now in General Availability (GA)! Sensu Go features human-centered design by making it easier to use Sensu; we went from operations...

Monitoring at scale, microservices, & more at Sensu Summit 2018

Monitoring at scale, microservices, & more at Sensu Summit 2018

 The Sensu Summit speaker lineup is live

It’s almost time! Sensu Summit is coming up August 22-23, and we’re thrilled to share the event schedule and speaker lineup....

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 and 3.

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

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