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Announcing Kelsey Hightower at Sensu Summit

We’re super excited to announce that open source advocate (and all-around rockstar) Kelsey Hightower will be speaking at Sensu Summit 2018! In a fireside chat with Sensu co-founders Caleb Hailey...

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The power of proposals (and open source culture)

I come from a world where strategy is best kept secret. Whether it be from a company who has a codename for literally everything, or the competitive culture of playing and coaching D1 athletics,...

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Announcing the 2018 Sensu Summit

The second annual Sensu user conference will be held this August 22–23 in Portland, Oregon.

It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly an entire year since we announced the inaugural Sensu Summit,...

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Announcing Sensu’s Series A Financing

That new new. New software, new branding, new website, new financing, new board members, and new jobs. Oh my!

I’m very pleased to announce that Sensu Inc has raised $10M in Series A financing led...

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Out of Maintenance Mode

A few months ago I announced an idea I’m now quite proud of: our community needed some time in Maintenance Mode. How did we know we needed it? To review our challenges that lead us here, we had:

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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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Mercedes Coyle is a Sensei

Introducing Mercedes Coyle, Engineer

NOTE: Mercedes joined Team Sensu on June 26, 2017, in the middle of a period of rapid headcount growth. This belated announcement is one in a series to catch up...

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Learning from Luke

Introducing Luke Kanies, Strategic Advisor

NOTE: Luke joined Team Sensu on April 20, 2017, in the middle of a period of rapid headcount growth. This belated announcement is one in a series to...

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Interviewing Engineers at Sensu

Sensu's engineering team has grown considerably since raising our first round of investment. As we built out the engineering team, we realized the need for a consistent and objective interview...

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The Future of Sensu

The 2017 Sensu Summit gets a theme, and more presenters

One year ago this week, on Sensu’s birthday, Sean Porter wrote about the first five years of Sensu. A lot about the OSS projectenterprise...

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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....

Check output metric extraction with InfluxDB & Grafana

Check output metric extraction with InfluxDB & Grafana

Sensu is an extremely powerful standalone monitoring framework, but the real beauty of Sensu lies in its ability to harmoniously interact with, support, and...

Sensu at Microsoft Research

Sensu at Microsoft Research

The following is a guest post from Kris Zentner, Senior Service Engineer at Microsoft AI and Research. Have a story on how you Sensu? Let us know in the comments!

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