Our problems with Nagios
- Configuration is unpleasant & restrictive
- Cannot discover new servers on its own
- Easily overwhelmed with a high number of clients & checks
- Difficult to extend & hack
A Brief Introduction To Sensu.
Enter Sensu, a monitoring framework that aims to be simple, malleable, and scalable.
Sensu integrates technologies such as Chef, Puppet, RabbitMQ, Redis, and others. You can check out the Sonian blog for the full picture of this monitoring system and then go get the code on GitHub.