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Sensu vs Vulcan: 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; Vulcan: DigitalOcean's API-compatible alternative to Prometheus. Vulcan is an API-compatible alternative to Prometheus. It aims to provide a better story for long-term storage, data durability, high cardinality metrics, high availability, and scalability. Vulcan is much more complex to operate, but should integrate with ease to an existing Prometheus environment.

Sensu and Vulcan can be categorized as "Monitoring" tools.

Sensu and Vulcan are both open source tools. It seems that Sensu with 2.96K GitHub stars and 389 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Vulcan with 542 GitHub stars and 32 GitHub forks.

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.

What is Vulcan?

Vulcan is an API-compatible alternative to Prometheus. It aims to provide a better story for long-term storage, data durability, high cardinality metrics, high availability, and scalability. Vulcan is much more complex to operate, but should integrate with ease to an existing Prometheus environment.
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          What are some alternatives to Sensu and Vulcan?
          Prometheus
          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
          Nagios is a host/service/network monitoring program written in C and released under the GNU General Public License.
          Zabbix
          Zabbix is a mature and effortless enterprise-class open source monitoring solution for network monitoring and application monitoring of millions of metrics.
          Datadog
          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!
          Icinga
          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.
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