Our Community

Sensu users can monitor anything and everything thanks to our passionate community contributing code, documentation and best practices.

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Get involved in regular discussion on our social channels or contribute in your own unique way with code, documentation or sharing your story. Get started by viewing our upcoming events.

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Why our community is so important

Backed by the biggest open source community in monitoring, Sensu Core is the open source heart of Sensu with a huge community of developers working to make Sensu better every day.


Plugins by subject
matter experts


Active Slack Members
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GitHub Stars – a growing
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Monthly installs,
deployed everywhere

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Join our Slack channel

Slack is home base. Join in for discussions on being a user or contributor to Sensu. Ask for help or help others through troubleshooting. Find ways of giving back by becoming a contributor. There's room for all kinds of #monitoringlove here with our 850+ active users.

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With hundreds of plugins, extensions and supporting code available to you, all Sensu users thrive thanks to our contributors. Find your unique way of giving back and learn alongside your peers during the process. Start here to get an idea of how.

Join In


After Sensu Summit 2017 brought us together, community members decided to start regular Community Chats where we get some virtual face-to-face time. See the latest from Team Sensu or volunteer to speak at the next one! It's your time to connect.

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Upcoming Community Events

Joining us at an upcoming event is one of the easiest ways to meet fellow Sensu users and get involved in the Sensu Community. View our events that we'll be hosting or attending below.

We expect all participants to follow our Code of Conduct in Community events and chats.

17 April

Sensu Community Chat

Zoom Webinar

11:00 am PT

Join us for the Sensu Community Chat! It's an opportunity for members to connect, share their work and see what's new from Team Sensu. If you'd like to share something or suggest a topic, add it here: http://bit.ly/sensucommunitymeeting

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21 April

DevOpsDays Vancouver

UBC Robson Square – Vancouver, BC, Canada

8:30 am PT

Join us at DevOps Days Vancouver, where Sensu will be a Platinum Sponsor of the event. We'll be there to talk about Sensu – and demoing Sensu 2.0!

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22 May

ChefConf 2018

Hyatt Regency Chicago – Chicago, IL

9:00 am CT

Join us at ChefConf 2018 in Chicago, where Sensu will be a Gold Sponsor and Sean Porter (CTO) will give a talk about Sensu 2.0. Visit our booth to get the latest Sensu SWAG and learn more about Sensu.

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4 June


The Armory – Portland, OR

9:00 am PT

Join us at Monitorama 2018 where many of team Sensu will be attendees of the event. We will also be throwing a great party where you can have a drink on us and learn more about Sensu. Stay tuned for tickets to the event.

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More places to be part of the community

The Sensu Community is everywhere that people have systems to monitor. We love that contributors have made Slack their home base, but we also keep our eyes on expansion into new places to share our #monitoringlove. Have an idea on where we might be next? Send it to community@sensu.io.