Sensu Core is an open source monitoring event pipeline, battle tested at scale and trusted for production workloads by industry leaders.
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Automate your monitoring workflows
Sensu empowers you to monitor your entire infrastructure, from Kubernetes and the hybrid cloud to legacy systems. Thousands of companies rely on Sensu to to automate their monitoring workflows and gain deep visibility into their infrastructure, applications, and operations.
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Our community has created over 250 plugins to share their monitoring expertise. Download (and contribute!) to build your unique monitoring event pipeline.
Key features of Sensu Core
Universal auto discovery
Get fully automated discovery and deregistration across public and private cloud providers and containers. Dynamically scale your infrastructure up or down without generating false-positive alert storms.Learn More
Sensu can monitor application and system services, detecting those in an unhealthy state. Service checks can be used, for example, to determine if a service like HAProxy is up or down, or if a web application is not responding.Learn More
Collect metrics in any format
With Sensu it is easy to collect Prometheus, StatsD, or Nagios PerfData metrics and store the data in the tools you're already using – including InfluxDB, ElasticSearch, or Splunk. Free your metrics!Learn More
Alerts & incident management
Create and resolve incidents as they happen. Sensu notifies your team about events before your customers do, using services such as email, PagerDuty, Slack, HipChat, and IRC. Cut down on alert fatigue and improve SRE retention.Learn More
Sensu offers hundreds of agent and backend integrations for monitoring applications and services, collecting metrics, storing data in third-party storage engines (e.g. InfluxDB or Splunk), and creating/resolving incidents in third-party tools (e.g. PagerDuy or ServiceNow).Learn More
Applications can leverage Sensu APIs to report errors directly to Sensu or ship application-specific metric data. The Sensu API also provides full access to monitoring data collected by Sensu, such as a client registry, check results, and event data. The API can be used to request adhoc check executions, and resolve events, among other things.Learn More
Try Sensu Enterprise
Ready to take your monitoring to the next level? Sensu Enterprise builds on Sensu Core with added-value features and best-in-class support.