Sensu products

Built on an open source foundation, Sensu offers truly cloud-native availability and performance monitoring pipeline designed by seasoned operations-engineers-turned-developers, for operators and developers.

Open source and enterprise offerings

Sensu gives you complete visibility from Kubernetes to bare metal – every system, every protocol, every time. Try Sensu for free, and get enterprise-grade features and support when you need it. Choose the Sensu that’s right for you:

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Product overview

Sensu empowers businesses to automate their monitoring workflow and gain deep visibility into their infrastructure, applications, and operations.

Product features

Here’s a detailed look at the differences between the open source Sensu Go and enterprise-only features.

Product table

Tier

OSS

Free

Licensed

Licensing, usage, and distribution
License MIT Sensu Sensu
Usage Limits N/A Up to 1,000 nodes Unlimited
Federation (number of sites) 1 1 Unlimited
Distribution Source Code (User Compiled) Signed binaries & installer packages Supported binaries & installer packages
 

Core features

Bare metal server monitoring blue checkmark blue checkmark blue checkmark
Public cloud monitoring (virtual machine & compute instance monitoring) blue checkmark blue checkmark blue checkmark
Container monitoring blue checkmark blue checkmark blue checkmark
Automated discovery & deregistration blue checkmark blue checkmark blue checkmark
Service health checks & custom metrics blue checkmark blue checkmark blue checkmark
Nagios, StatsD, and Prometheus compatibility blue checkmark blue checkmark blue checkmark
SNMP polling blue checkmark blue checkmark blue checkmark
RBAC & namespaces blue checkmark blue checkmark blue checkmark
Basic auth blue checkmark blue checkmark blue checkmark
Enterprise authentication (LDAP, Active Directory, OIDC, SAML) blue checkmark
Aggregate service health monitoring blue checkmark
SNMP Trap Receiver blue checkmark
 

Dashboard features

Real-time incident dashboard blue checkmark blue checkmark blue checkmark
Real-time inventory dashboard blue checkmark blue checkmark blue checkmark

Homepage

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Single-site multi-tenant dashboard (multi-namespace views)

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Resource configuration in UI

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Supported Grafana Datasource for Sensu Go

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Multi-site multi-tenant dashboard (Federated dashboard)

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Extensibility

Custom plugin language support (e.g. C, C++, Golang, Ruby, Javascript/NodeJS, Rust, C#, Perl, etc)

Any language

Any language

Any language

Discovery, Inventory, token-based authentication

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200+ community support plugins

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Officially supported plugins & integrations (ServiceNow, JIRA, ElasticSearch, Splunk, Ansible, Moogsoft, etc)

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Advanced API filtering

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gRPC extensions API (high performance integration API)

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Support & Services

Community Support (Slack & Discourse)

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Commercial Support with SLA

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Professional Services & Training

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Sensu solutions

Sensu empowers you to monitor your entire infrastructure, from Kubernetes to bare metal. Thousands of customers are using Sensu for Kubernetes monitoring, application performance monitoring, cloud migration, and much more.