Welcome to Sensu's documentation!
Use these guides, references, examples, and learning resources to install Sensu, integrate with other platforms and tools, and achieve monitoring and observability at scale.
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Sensu observability pipeline
Flexible, automated monitoring-as-code workflows for visibility into every part of your infrastructure. Take targeted actions based on contextualized information and deeper insights.
Extend Sensu's functionality with plugin executables: checks, handlers, mutators, and event filters. Install any of our many existing plugins or write your own plugins in almost any programming language.
Integrate Sensu with the platforms and tools you're already using to control costs, eliminate data silos, improve observability, and reduce multi-cloud tool sprawl.
Sensu monitoring and observability tools
Automated, repeatable workflow configuration and observation event access. Create and manage resources from the command line, web UI, or REST API.
Sensu at enterprise scale
Monitor tens of thousands of nodes and process 100M+ events per hour. Scale for complex and distributed infrastructures and high-volume event storage.
Sensu Go offers commercial features designed for monitoring at scale.
All commercial features are available in the official Sensu Go distribution, and you can use them for free up to an entity limit of 100.
Guides and examples
Step-by-step walkthroughs and workflows for specific observability tasks.
Monitor server resources
Collect service metrics
Populate metrics in InfluxDB
Include event data in alert messages with handler templates
Monitor external resources with proxy entities
Log Sensu services with systemd
Create limited service accounts with role-based access control
Plan maintenance windows with silencing
Create a monitoring as code repository
Send email alerts with a pipeline
Collect Prometheus metrics and route them to time-series databases
Build business service monitoring
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