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ElastAlert vs Sensu: What are the differences?

ElastAlert: Easy & Flexible Alerting With ElasticSearch. A simple framework for alerting on anomalies, spikes, or other patterns of interest from data in Elasticsearch; 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.

ElastAlert and Sensu belong to "Monitoring Tools" category of the tech stack.

ElastAlert and Sensu are both open source tools. ElastAlert with 6K GitHub stars and 1.29K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Sensu with 2.96K GitHub stars and 388 GitHub forks.

Auto Trader, Meltwater, and Airbrake are some of the popular companies that use Sensu, whereas ElastAlert is used by Slack, ScreenAware, and Sainsburys. Sensu has a broader approval, being mentioned in 47 company stacks & 88 developers stacks; compared to ElastAlert, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

What is ElastAlert?

A simple framework for alerting on anomalies, spikes, or other patterns of interest from data in Elasticsearch.

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.
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