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Where’s My Beer?
Building a Better Kegerator with a
Raspberry Pi & Sensu
About Me
● Customer Success Engineer at Sensu
● Homebrewer
● Twitter: asachs01
The Problem(s)
The Solution
+
The Buildout
The Parts
● Raspberry Pi
● Smarticase w/ large
enclosure
● 7” lcd screen
● 4 x load cells
● OpenScale board
● Temp Sensor
...
How It’s Wired
How It’s Wired, ctd.
The (Semi) Finished Product
Monitoring It All
Why Sensu?
● Flexibility
● Easy to write plugins
● Works on any Linux system
Monitoring - Flow
Monitoring - Setup
Check Details
● Couple of Ruby gems:
○ rpi_gpio
○ sensu-plugin
● Custom plugin
● Temperature checks (metric
and status)
● ...
Check Details
● Couple of Ruby gems:
○ rpi_gpio
○ sensu-plugin
● Custom plugin
● Temperature checks (metric
and status)
● ...
Check Details (ctd.)
Check Details (ctd.)
Check Details (ctd.)
Check Details (ctd.)
Check Details (ctd.)
Resources
● https://github.com/asachs01/kegpi
● https://bit.ly/kegpi-talk
● https://docs.sensu.io
● https://slack.sensu.io
Q&A
Me:
● Twitter: asachs01
Sensu:
● Community Slack:
https://slack.sensu
.io
Where's My Beer: Building a Better Kegerator with a Raspberry Pi & Sensu
Where's My Beer: Building a Better Kegerator with a Raspberry Pi & Sensu
Where's My Beer: Building a Better Kegerator with a Raspberry Pi & Sensu
Where's My Beer: Building a Better Kegerator with a Raspberry Pi & Sensu
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Where's My Beer: Building a Better Kegerator with a Raspberry Pi & Sensu

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As a home brewer, Sensu Customer Success Engineer Aaron Sachs has often found himself unfortunately surprised when he reaches the end of a keg. In this talk from Sensu Summit 2018, Aaron covers how he changed that using a Raspberry Pi and Sensu Core to monitor his kegerator and kegs, and show how to make a “smart” kegerator of your own.

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Where's My Beer: Building a Better Kegerator with a Raspberry Pi & Sensu

  1. 1. Where’s My Beer? Building a Better Kegerator with a Raspberry Pi & Sensu
  2. 2. About Me ● Customer Success Engineer at Sensu ● Homebrewer ● Twitter: asachs01
  3. 3. The Problem(s)
  4. 4. The Solution
  5. 5. +
  6. 6. The Buildout
  7. 7. The Parts ● Raspberry Pi ● Smarticase w/ large enclosure ● 7” lcd screen ● 4 x load cells ● OpenScale board ● Temp Sensor ● Contact Sensor
  8. 8. How It’s Wired
  9. 9. How It’s Wired, ctd.
  10. 10. The (Semi) Finished Product
  11. 11. Monitoring It All
  12. 12. Why Sensu? ● Flexibility ● Easy to write plugins ● Works on any Linux system
  13. 13. Monitoring - Flow
  14. 14. Monitoring - Setup
  15. 15. Check Details ● Couple of Ruby gems: ○ rpi_gpio ○ sensu-plugin ● Custom plugin ● Temperature checks (metric and status) ● Contact sensor status
  16. 16. Check Details ● Couple of Ruby gems: ○ rpi_gpio ○ sensu-plugin ● Custom plugin ● Temperature checks (metric and status) ● Contact sensor status
  17. 17. Check Details (ctd.)
  18. 18. Check Details (ctd.)
  19. 19. Check Details (ctd.)
  20. 20. Check Details (ctd.)
  21. 21. Check Details (ctd.)
  22. 22. Resources ● https://github.com/asachs01/kegpi ● https://bit.ly/kegpi-talk ● https://docs.sensu.io ● https://slack.sensu.io
  23. 23. Q&A Me: ● Twitter: asachs01 Sensu: ● Community Slack: https://slack.sensu .io

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