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Handling Sensu Plugin handlers in Sensu Go

In case you missed it, Sensu Go is here! And, as I wrote about previously, one of the hurdles with migrating workloads from the original version of Sensu to Sensu Go are the changes in the...

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Using NGINX for targeted access to the Sensu Core 1.4 API

This is a first in a series of posts under the banner “Jef Practices” — short, technical how-to articles focused on sharing useful tips to help make better use of Sensu. Think of these posts as...

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Migrating to 2.0: the good, the bad & the ugly

Sensu 2.0 is coming!!Sensu 2.0 is coming??Sensu 2.0 is coming!?!?!

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How to build highly expressive check results with sensu-wrapper

I’m gearing up to attend my first Sensu Summit this year, and have gone back and watched last year’s talks that I missed. There were a lot of great talks!

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Sensu: monitoring as a service (part 1)

Monitoring external services with Sensu Core 1.4 proxy clients

It’s a small world after all 

Microservices are everywhere. Many of us are building applications that rely on a mix of them spread...

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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 instrument other tools to create a...

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A Primer on Sensu Dashboards

This is a guest post to the Sensu Blog by Chris Chandler, member to the Sensu community. He offered to share his experience as a user in his own words, which you can do too by emailing ...

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Contributing to Sensu: Updating Rubocop to resolve CVE-2017–8418

This is a guest post to the Sensu Blog from Ben Abrams, one of the lead maintainers of the Sensu Plugins organization. Learn more about the community at sensuapp.org/community.

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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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Sensu Aggregates

This is a guest post to the Sensu Blog by Michael Eves, member to the Sensu community. He offered to share his experience as a user in his own words, which you can do too by emailing ...

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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....

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...

Alert fatigue, part 1: avoidance and course correction

Alert fatigue, part 1: avoidance and course correction

Ben Abrams is a Sensu Community maintainer who helps tame over 200 repositories for plugins, documentation, tooling, and Chef. The following post is based on a talk...

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