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Expose the operating system as a relational database (by Facebook)

What is osquery?

osquery exposes an operating system as a high-performance relational database. This allows you to write SQL-based queries to explore operating system data. With osquery, SQL tables represent abstract concepts such as running processes, loaded kernel modules, open network connections, browser plugins, hardware events or file hashes.
osquery is a tool in the Desktop Querying Tools category of a tech stack.
osquery is an open source tool with 14.5K GitHub stars and 1.8K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to osquery's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses osquery?


7 developers on StackShare have stated that they use osquery.

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osquery's Followers
20 developers follow osquery to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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