Sensu resources cover topics like Kubernetes, configuration management tools (like Puppet, Ansible, and Chef), multi-cloud infrastructure, and – of course! – monitoring. Take a look at our resource gallery below for whitepapers, videos, podcasts, and more.
A comprehensive "everything as code" initiative should incorporate monitoring and observability. In this whitepaper, we’ll examine how monitoring as code fills that gap.Read more...
A true monitoring as code solution goes beyond simply automating installation of agents, scrapers, and plugins – it is a complete end-to-end solution. Learn more about Monitoring as Code and the Sensu Observability Pipeline!
Observability is set of practices that include traditional monitoring (i.e. observability is a superset of monitoring). Learn more about the observability data model!
Sensu is a complete solution for monitoring and observability at scale. Learn more about the Sensu backend process!
Handlers are actions the Sensu backend executes on incoming events. Learn what types of handlers are available and the most popular use cases.
Sensu Events are generic containers for all types of observability data.
Sensu Event filters provide control over which events (observability data) get processed by Sensu event handlers.
The Sensu Agent is a lightweight observability client that runs on your infrastructure.
Sensu Checks are monitoring jobs that are managed by the Sensu platform (control plane) and executed by Sensu Agents.
StatsD, metrics,Nagios, Prometheus, monitoring
Sensu's advantages as compared to Prometheus, Nagios, Zabbix, Zenoss and others in the industry.
How Box replaced Nagios with Sensu for over 30k devices in their enterprise.
Learn what monitoring as code means, and why it matters. Get started with your own monitoring as code workflows now!
A comprehensive "everything as code" initiative should incorporate monitoring and observability. In this whitepaper, we’ll examine how monitoring as code fills that gap.
Prometheus monitoring vs Sensu for Container and Kubernetes monitoring
Learn all about monitoring as code workflows with the Sensu Observability Pipeline and how to deliver runbook automation with Rundeck — and see how the two together can help you achieve automated remediation.
Using Sensu Monitoring as Code features for creating a modern IoT monitoring architecture platform.
Watch our webinar to learn the history of StatsD, how it works, StatsD data types, and how to get started with custom metrics for monitoring.
Learn how to automate your monitoring with the certified Ansible Collection for Sensu Go.
In this course, you'll learn about using handlers to customize alerts, TCP and UDP handlers, secrets management, and mutators.
In this course, you'll learn about check definitions, including check tokens and hooks, proxy checks, check scheduling, and API keys.
Sensu Developer Advocate Jef Spaleta demos our Ansible Tower integration, walking through how it works, showing how you can achieve self-healing workflows and avoid manual workarounds with Sensu + Ansible.
Sensu Developer Advocate Jef Spaleta walks through setting up a multi-site federation from scratch.
Learn about the various APIs that are necessary for complete visibility into your Kubernetes platform. You’ll come away with a deeper understanding of how Kubernetes works, with a behind-the-scenes look at cloud-native observability.
In this whitepaper, we’ll go over the five essential security features to look for in a monitoring and observability solution and how the right toolset can empower both security and operations teams.
Over the course of 30 minutes, Jef and Todd demo sensuctl prune and how to apply it to your CI/CD workflow.
This guide offers an overview of the various DevOps tools for monitoring with which Sensu integrates, as well as the data sources supported — all of which combined gives you a holistic approach to monitoring.
Learn how to set up client certificates in Sensu Go (including what they are and why they matter).
Learn how the application development lifecycle has evolved and what it now looks like to deploy and manage an app.
In this whitepaper, we go over current best practices for monitoring and observability in a cloud-native world, including the sidecar pattern for monitoring Kubernetes.
Learn how to publish your first asset using the new sensu-plugins-sdk and template plugin project(s)!
Learn how RBAC works in Sensu Go (including how to set it up).
Learn how to scale your monitoring, with a focus on Sensu clustering.
In this webinar, Sensu Co-founder & CEO Caleb Hailey will walk through the various Kubernetes APIs that are necessary for complete visibility into your Kubernetes platform.
Sensu CEO Caleb Hailey demos the Sensu + HashiCorp Vault integration and how to automate custom scripts and tooling with Sensu command plugins.
In this webinar, Sensu CEO & Co-founder Caleb Hailey goes over the latest and greatest Sensu features.
Assets are shareable, reusable packages that make it easy to deploy Sensu plugins. In this webinar, Sensu Developer Advocate Jef Spaleta and Customer Reliability Engineer Aaron Sachs go over assets in Sensu Go.
Learn how to get the most out of your Elasticsearch investment — and achieve deeper visibility — with the Sensu observability pipeline.
In this webinar, Sensu CEO Caleb Hailey & Developer Advocate Jef Spaleta discuss migrating to Sensu Go from Sensu 1.x, including important dates to keep in mind and offer a demo of Sensu Go in action.
Sensu CEO and co-founder Caleb Hailey joins CNCF ambassador Chris Short on a CNCF broadcast to discuss the ins and outs of monitoring Kubernetes workloads.
In this webinar, Sensu CEO and co-founder Caleb Hailey and Developer Advocate Jef Spaleta walk you through the challenges and strategies to monitoring Kubernetes.
In this webinar, you'll learn how automating monitoring with Ansible and Sensu Go allows you to stay on top of your IT environments to solve operational challenges, including maintaining visibility and avoiding expensive downtime.
Sr. Software Engineer Doug Maske at T-Mobile talks about onboarding Kubernetes and cloud monitoring using Sensu.
Ben Abrams describes how to build dynamic workflows with Sensu for cloud monitoring.
Prometheus and Sensu at Ericsson - Case Study
How Netsmart Technologies use Sensu for monitoring in their healthcare platform
Sensu cloud monitoring case study for AWS Palantir
Monitoring VMware and Kubernetes at Uber using Sensu
DevOps Manager James Sandlin at eBay discusses replacing previous monitoring solutions, including Nagios, Icinga, and Zabbix, with Sensu.
Case Study how Viasat monitors their Internet IT Infrastructure in remote places using Sensu
Monitoring Kubernetes and containers using Sensu.
Sean Porter, the CTO of Sensu, discusses monitoring tactics with Robert Blumen, a DevOps engineer at Salesforce.
Scalable cloud monitoring with self-service.
A quick demo from Sensu CEO Caleb Hailey on cloud monitoring with Sensu Go.
In this course, you'll learn the fundamentals of Sensu Go, including how to install Sensu Go, using sensuctl and the dashboard, container monitoring, and more.
CTO Sean Porter discusses where Sensu came from and how it is used now.
Nagios and Icinga replacement with Sensu for scalable cloud monitoring
Sensu customer testimonials shine the light on our customers' success, and help inspire new users to enjoy similar experiences.
Sensu Summit 2019 featured talks from Harvard, Target, Gene Kim, PagerDuty, Corey Quinn, and more. We heard about the latest updates in Sensu Go, the challenges of multi-cloud monitoring, and stories from the Sensu Community. Watch the talks below.
Caleb Hailey discusses differences between Sensu 1.x and Sensu Go.
Michael Schwartz and Sean Porter discuss managing two distributions of the Sensu code, and the journey to raising Series A funding.
Watch talks from Box, Industrial Light & Magic, Kelsey Hightower, and more.
The New Stack sits down with Google’s Kelsey Hightower and Sensu’s Caleb Hailey to discuss the challenges of microservices monitoring and legacy tools.
Most popular approaches to monitoring are flawed. In this whitepaper, CEO Caleb Hailey will illustrate how to seamlessly implement and scale your monitoring and automate your monitoring workflows.
Nathan Harvey, Sean Porter, and NCR’s John Kerry discuss Community, Sensu, and Chef Habitat.
Watch talks from GE, GoDaddy, IBM, and more.
Nathan Harvey, Sean Porter, and Ulf Mansson discuss Sensu and #monitoringlove