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Scaling Sensu Go

Or, why we spent $10K on gaming hardware to improve our product

This time last year, Sensu Go hadn’t been released in General Availability (GA) yet. Now, 10 months later, version 5.14 is in...

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Back to school at Sensu Summit 2019

The community came together on September 9-10, 2019 for Sensu Summit for two excellent days of talks, workshops, and a touch of high school nostalgia (Revolution Hall used to be a school, after...

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Understanding RBAC in Sensu Go

Regulating access to resources is a fundamental measure for enterprises to ensure the security and reliability of a system. The last thing you need is a stolen or weak password to give up the keys...

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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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Filters: valves for the Sensu monitoring event pipeline

Filters, the mechanism for allowing and denying events to be handled, have been given a refresh in Sensu Go. These new and improved JavaScript filters give you a way to express business logic...

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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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How to measure every API call in your Go app (in fewer than 30 lines of code)

I recently gave a talk at GrafanaCon LA, which was heavily inspired by my blog post on check output metric extraction. During the talk, I dove into a popular monitoring use case with Sensu,...

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Sensu Go 5.2: Updates & introducing enterprise features in Sensu Go

We’re thrilled to announce that the latest release of Sensu Go — version 5.2 — is available today! Sensu Go empowers you to automate your monitoring workflows, offering a comprehensive monitoring...

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Check configuration upgrades with the Sensu Go sandbox

As a followup to my previous post, I’d like to walk you through using the Sensu Go sandbox to test upgrading different parts of the event pipeline from Sensu 1.x to Sensu Go. First up we have a...

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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...

How Kubernetes works

How Kubernetes works

It's no secret that the popularity of running containerized applications has exploded over the past several years. Being able to iterate and release an application by...

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