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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 3: Sensu + Prometheus

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

In part 1 of this series, we discuss the rise of Kubernetes and Docker for containerization and container...

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Self-service monitoring checks in Sensu Go

Now that we’ve officially launched Sensu Go and announced the EOL schedule for Sensu 1.x, I want to address some of the ways in which we’re either ensuring backwards compatibility between Sensu...

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Making Sensu shareable with Bonsai, the Sensu asset index

As part of our mission to improve operator experiences, we’re pleased to announce Bonsai, the Sensu asset index! Bonsai makes discovering and sharing Sensu solutions easier than ever before, and...

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Making sense of time-series analysis

Even if you haven't heard of data described as a "time-series," you've probably seen examples out in the wild. As the name suggests, a time-series is a representation of an event over a period of...

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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...

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...

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.

Our industry has long been relying on microservice-based architecture to deliver...

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