What is Sensu?
Sensu is the future-proof solution for multi-cloud monitoring at scale. The Sensu monitoring event pipeline empowers businesses to automate their monitoring workflows and gain deep visibility into their multi-cloud environments.
Sensu is a tool in the Monitoring Tools category of a tech stack.
Sensu is an open source tool with 3K GitHub stars and 392 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Sensu's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Sensu?
47 companies reportedly use Sensu in their tech stacks, including SendGrid, Opower, and Airbrake Bug Tracker.
100 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Sensu.
Grafana, Prometheus, PagerDuty, InfluxDB, and OpsGenie are some of the popular tools that integrate with Sensu. Here's a list of all 11 tools that integrate with Sensu.
Why developers like Sensu?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Sensu
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- Health checks & custom metrics
- alerts & incident management
- real-time inventory
- auto-remediation & custom workflows
- container monitoring
- Kubernetes monitoring
- telemetry & service health checking
- multi-cloud monitoring
Sensu Alternatives & Comparisons
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Prometheus is a systems and service monitoring system. It collects metrics from configured targets at given intervals, evaluates rule expressions, displays the results, and can trigger alerts if some condition is observed to be true.
Nagios is a host/service/network monitoring program written in C and released under the GNU General Public License.
Zabbix is a mature and effortless enterprise-class open source monitoring solution for network monitoring and application monitoring of millions of metrics.
Datadog is the leading service for cloud-scale monitoring. It is used by IT, operations, and development teams who build and operate applications that run on dynamic or hybrid cloud infrastructure. Start monitoring in minutes with Datadog!
It monitors availability and performance, gives you simple access to relevant data and raises alerts to keep you in the loop. It was originally created as a fork of the Nagios system monitoring application.