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Sean Porter

Sean Porter
CTO for Sensu.

Recent Posts

💪 Unlocking another level of automation with Sensu Go 6

First things first: existing users will be pleased to know that upgrading is easy, so there's no need to be concerned about the upgrade process. In fact, Sensu Go 6 (released August 10, 2020) is a...

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The case for boring tech

You can’t have scalability without stability

This post was originally published in The New Stack.

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Integrate your IDS + monitoring with the Sensu Tripwire asset

Tripwire, created by our friend Gene Kim, is a popular intrusion detection system (IDS) with both commercial and open source offerings. As a fun side project, I put together a Tripwire asset for...

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The evolving application lifecycle: from DevOps to DevSecOps

Every evolution in technology starts with the people behind it. So understanding the context, roles, and objectives that gave rise to DevOps — and now DevSecOps — isn’t just an exploration of...

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How to manage data in hybrid cloud environments

This article was originally published on DevOps.com.

We’ve long-since established that multi-generational, multi-cloud environments are the new norm. But how does one go about managing data in...

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Monitoring event pipelines: Why you need one, and why you should stop rolling your own

Over the last 10 years, the landscape that we manage, maintain, and control as operators and developers has changed dramatically. We’ve shifted from monolith to microservices, from bare metal to...

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Monitoring multi-cloud environments

Migrating to the cloud comes with plenty of challenges, especially when it comes to maintaining visibility and avoiding downtime.

The following post is adapted from Sean’s article in ITProPortal.

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Security and privacy in the public cloud:

What companies are missing and why it matters

As with any enterprise technology, there are benefits and challenges when creating IT environments in the public cloud. The benefits include cost...

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Announcing secrets management in Sensu Go

In order to determine the health and current state of your systems, monitoring by its very nature requires access to internal and external services. Traditionally, users have had to get creative...

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Monitoring and observability:

How the two concepts feed each other to create a holistic approach to visibility

This article was originally published on DevOps.com.

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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...

Infrastructure as code: testing and monitoring

Infrastructure as code: testing and monitoring

In my last post, I talked about the evolution of infrastructure as code and its role in modern software development. To recap, let's take a quick look back at what an...

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...

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