Bosun is an open-source monitoring and alerting system created by Stack Overflow. It has an expressive domain specific language for evaluating alerts and creating detailed notifications. It also lets you test your alerts against historical data for a faster development experience.
It is an unofficial and free Bosun book created for educational purposes. All the content is extracted from Stack Overflow Documentation, which is written by many hardworking individuals at Stack Overflow.
This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-SA). You can download Learning Bosun ebook for free in PDF format (1.9 MB).
Table of Contents
Getting started with Bosun
Alerts: Advanced Scoping
Expression Tips and Tricks
Notifications: Chat Systems
Packages and Initialization Scripts
Scollector: External Collectors
Scollector: Process and Service Monitoring
Silencing and Squelching Alerts
Templates: Graph and GraphAll
Templates: HTTPGet and HTTPGetJSON