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Reducing alert fatigue with GoAlert, Target’s on-call scheduling and notification platform

At Sensu Summit 2019, Adam Westman, Sr. Engineering Manager at Target, introduced us to GoAlert, their on-call scheduling and notification open source project. In this post, I’ll recap his talk,...

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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 Harvard automates monitoring with Sensu Go

Sensu Summit 2019 featured talks from the Sensu Community, including Harvard University SRE Molly Duggan, who shared how the Harvard FAS Research Computing Department uses CI/CD pipelines and the...

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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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Fireside chat with Kelsey Hightower, part one: on Kubernetes, legacy tech, and the future of monitoring

At Sensu Summit 2018, Sensu CEO Caleb Hailey and CTO Sean Porter sat down with Kelsey Hightower, Staff Developer Advocate at Google Cloud Platform (GCP), for a fireside chat on a variety of...

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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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Monitoring Kubernetes, part 4: the Sensu-native approach

This is part 4 in a series on monitoring Kubernetes and Docker. Catch up on parts 1, 2, and 3.

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Recapping Monitorama 2019 (or, why you should attend Monitorama 2020)

Monitorama is the event of the year if you’re in the monitoring and observability space! It’s an inclusive event for speakers, attendees, and vendors alike to network and learn from each other in...

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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.

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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, 3 and 4.

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