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Demonware’s journey to assisted remediation

At Monitorama 2018, Engineering Manager Kale Stedman shared Demonware’s journey to assisted remediation, or as he likes to call it: “How my team nearly built an auto-remediation system before we...

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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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Announcing Target, Harvard, NCR, & more at Sensu Summit 2019

We’re pleased to announce the speaker lineup and schedule for Sensu Summit 2019, happening September 9-10, 2019! We’ll gather at Revolution Hall in Portland, Oregon for two days of technical...

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You’re invited: join us for our annual after party at Monitorama

It’s that time of year again — Monitorama is right around the corner, and that means so is our annual after party! Join us on June 4, 2019 at 5:00pm at Backwoods Brewing Company in Portland.

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On the merits of pubsub & workflows (or, why Sensu over Nagios)

This is a guest post by Sr. WTW Insights Engineer & Sensu Community Member Jason Anderson. Have your own story to share? Send us a note: community@sensu.io.

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How Box.com migrated 350K Nagios objects to Sensu

At Sensu Summit 2018, Box.com Sr. Infrastructure SRE Trent Baker told the story of how they migrated over 350,000 Nagios checks to Sensu. In this post, I’ll recap that talk, sharing some info...

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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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Alert fatigue, part 4: alert consolidation

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

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Explore Sensu workflows & lesson plans with the Sensu sandbox

We’re excited to share that we’ve created an easy to use — and reusable — Sensu sandbox environment to help folks learn how to work with Sensu monitoring event pipelines. At Sensu Summit, we...

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Alert fatigue, part 3: automating triage & remediation with check hooks & handlers

This is part 3 in a series on alert fatigue. Read up on parts 1 and 2.

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