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Using Ansible for configuration management

The following is a guest post from Eric Goebelbecker. Eric has worked in the financial markets in New York City for 25 years, developing infrastructure for market data and financial information...

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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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Chaos engineering + monitoring, part 1: Sensu + Gremlin

One of my earliest jobs was as an admin for an MSP. We'd routinely generate alerts that weren't actionable, lacked context, and for most of our customers, were considered noise. From a monitoring...

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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 IaC process establishes: in a...

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Chef automation for infrastructure management

Infrastructure management has come a long way. (Mostly) gone are the days of manual configurations and deployments, when using SSH in a “for” loop was a perfectly reasonable way to execute server...

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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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Filters: valves for the Sensu monitoring event pipeline

Filters, the mechanism for allowing and denying events to be handled, have been given a refresh in Sensu Go. These new and improved JavaScript filters give you a way to express business logic...

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Announcing Sensu Summit 2019: themes and CFP

We’re excited to announce this year’s Sensu Summit, happening September 9-10, 2019 at Revolution Hall in Portland, OR. This will be our third-annual user conference, where we’ll bring together the...

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Alert fatigue, part 5: fine-tuning & silencing

This is part 5 in a series on alert fatigue. Catch up on parts 1, 2, 3, and 4.

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Monitoring Kubernetes + Docker, part 2: Prometheus

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

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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...

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