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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 having to do the heavy lifting to...

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Announcing Tessen, the Sensu call-home service

As a monitoring company, it’s only natural that we’d always seek more data to inform our product decisions. With that in mind, we created Tessen, a hosted Sensu call-home service. Tessen is opt-in...

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Announcing the Sensu roadmap & Sensu Go release date

I’m excited to share the official roadmap and and Beta releases leading up to the General Availability (GA) release date for Sensu Go, the latest and greatest version of Sensu. Here are some key...

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Sensu 2.0 Accelerated Feedback Program

We’re very excited to have Sensu 2.0 in the hands of our users. To better understand how folks use Sensu, we’re starting the Accelerated Feedback Program (AFP). This is a private, high-touch...

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Using Check Hooks

Team Sensu recently released Sensu Core 1.1, which includes a powerful new feature called Check Hooks. Check Hooks are commands run by the Sensu client in response to the result of check command...

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Announcement: Sensu Core repositories adding HTTPS, IPv6 and HTTP/2 support

Summary: On Wednesday, May 17th 2017, the Sensu Core repositories will be redirected to a new CDN distribution enabling SSL, IPv6 and HTTP/2 access methods. This upgrade should be transparent,...

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Five Years of Sensu

Although Sensu wouldn’t become a publicly available open-source project until November 2011, the Sensu journey officially began five years ago this week. Five years ago I committed an empty...

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Deprecating Event Filtering in sensu-plugin

If you are like many Sensu users, you’ve come to rely on event handlers from the Sensu Plugins project for sending notifications to on-call personnel. These handler plugins automatically apply...

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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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