Sensu vs. Bosun

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Description

What is Sensu?

A monitoring framework that aims to be simple, malleable, and scalable. Essentially, Sensu takes the results of “check” scripts run across many systems, and if certain conditions are met; passes their information to one or more “handlers”. Checks are used, for example, to determine if a service like Apache is up or down.

What is Bosun?

Bosun is an open-source, MIT licensed, monitoring and alerting system by Stack Exchange. It has an expressive domain specific language for evaluating alerts and creating detailed notifications. It also lets you test your alerts against history for a faster development experience.

Pros

Why do developers choose Sensu?
Why do you like Sensu?

Why do developers choose Bosun?
Why do you like Bosun?

Cons

What are the cons of using Sensu?
No Cons submitted yet for Sensu
Downsides of Sensu?

What are the cons of using Bosun?
No Cons submitted yet for Bosun
Downsides of Bosun?

Companies

What companies use Sensu?
30 companies on StackShare use Sensu
What companies use Bosun?
3 companies on StackShare use Bosun

Integrations

What tools integrate with Sensu?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Sensu
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Sensu and Bosun?

  • Kibana - Explore & Visualize Your Data
  • Grafana - Open source Graphite & InfluxDB Dashboard and Graph Editor
  • Prometheus - An open-source service monitoring system and time series database, developed by SoundCloud
  • Nagios - Complete monitoring and alerting for servers, switches, applications, and services

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