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
LicenseMITSensuSensu
Usage LimitsN/AUp to 1,000 nodesUnlimited
Federation (number of sites)11Unlimited
DistributionSource Code (User Compiled)Signed binaries & installer packagesSupported binaries & installer packages
 

Core features

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Public cloud monitoring (virtual machine & compute instance monitoring)blue checkmarkblue checkmarkblue checkmark
Container monitoringblue checkmarkblue checkmarkblue checkmark
Automated discovery & deregistrationblue checkmarkblue checkmarkblue checkmark
Service health checks & custom metricsblue checkmarkblue checkmarkblue checkmark
Nagios, StatsD, and Prometheus compatibilityblue checkmarkblue checkmarkblue checkmark
SNMP pollingblue checkmarkblue checkmarkblue checkmark
RBAC & namespacesblue checkmarkblue checkmarkblue checkmark
Basic authblue checkmarkblue checkmarkblue checkmark
Enterprise authentication (LDAP, Active Directory, OIDC, SAML)blue checkmark
Aggregate service health monitoringblue checkmark
SNMP Trap Receiverblue checkmark
 

Dashboard features

Real-time incident dashboardblue checkmarkblue checkmarkblue checkmark
Real-time inventory dashboardblue checkmarkblue checkmarkblue 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.