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Building + testing open source monitoring tools

At Monitorama 2018, I shared some of the cool process and knowledge I’ve learned from developing a product for people other than myself to consume. After spending six years on call, I now build...

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Adding context to your Sensu checks with Osquery

Intro to Osquery

Osquery is fantastic bit of magic that gives you a SQL query interface for collecting system information from disparate subsystems across multiple supported platforms. In a...

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Announcing Kelsey Hightower at Sensu Summit

We’re super excited to announce that open source advocate (and all-around rockstar) Kelsey Hightower will be speaking at Sensu Summit 2018! In a fireside chat with Sensu co-founders Caleb Hailey...

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The power of proposals (and open source culture)

I come from a world where strategy is best kept secret. Whether it be from a company who has a codename for literally everything, or the competitive culture of playing and coaching D1 athletics,...

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Join us for a Monitorama after party 🍹

On June 5, after the second day of Monitorama talks wraps up, head over to The Pearl Tavern for drinks, demos, and continued #monitoringlove conversations.

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Why you should attend Sensu Summit (as told to your boss)

Copy and paste this email to your boss to help get approval to attend the Sensu Summit!

As you may know, we’re hosting our second-annual customer conference in Portland, August 21–23. We’ll hear...

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Our journey implementing Sensu to monitor Kubernetes in production

This is a guest post to the Sensu Blog by Andy Repton, 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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