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Sensu vs Zabbix: 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; Zabbix: Track, record, alert and visualize performance and availability of IT resources. Zabbix is a mature and effortless enterprise-class open source monitoring solution for network monitoring and application monitoring of millions of metrics.

Sensu and Zabbix can be primarily classified as "Monitoring" tools.

Sensu and Zabbix are both open source tools. Sensu with 2.96K GitHub stars and 388 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Zabbix with 493 GitHub stars and 182 GitHub forks.

dotmailer, JPush, and RELEX Solutions are some of the popular companies that use Zabbix, whereas Sensu is used by SendGrid, Kairos, and SimpleCrypto. Zabbix has a broader approval, being mentioned in 46 company stacks & 23 developers stacks; compared to Sensu, which is listed in 30 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.

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 Zabbix?

Zabbix is a mature and effortless enterprise-class open source monitoring solution for network monitoring and application monitoring of millions of metrics.
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What are some alternatives to Sensu and Zabbix?
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.
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.
Kibana
Kibana is an open source (Apache Licensed), browser based analytics and search dashboard for Elasticsearch. Kibana is a snap to setup and start using. Kibana strives to be easy to get started with, while also being flexible and powerful, just like Elasticsearch.
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