Sensu vs Circonus: What are the differences?
Sensu: Open source monitoring framework. 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; Circonus: Hacker-grade monitoring and analytics platform made for engineer. It provides your team the tools, support and insight to deliver the best online experience for your customer.
Sensu and Circonus can be primarily classified as "Monitoring" tools.
Some of the features offered by Sensu are:
- Execute service checks
- Send notifications
- Collect metrics
On the other hand, Circonus provides the following key features:
- Bandwidth Monitoring
- Baseline Manager Dashboard
- Internet Usage Monitoring
Sensu is an open source tool with 2.97K GitHub stars and 386 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Sensu's open source repository on GitHub.