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Infrastructure Monitoring with Automated Remediation
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What is Runbook?

Runbook is a SaaS application that monitors your servers and performs automated tasks when your monitors fails. Use Runbook to automatically recover from application crashes and unexpected failure without interrupting your service or your well earned sleep!
Runbook is a tool in the Remote Server Task Execution category of a tech stack.
Runbook is an open source tool with 195 GitHub stars and 56 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Runbook's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Runbook?


4 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Runbook.

Runbook Integrations

Docker, Slack, Amazon EC2, Heroku, and DigitalOcean are some of the popular tools that integrate with Runbook. Here's a list of all 15 tools that integrate with Runbook.

Runbook's Features

  • Monitors are used to check the status of your environment. They can be webhooks that call to the Runbook RESTful API, they can be Datadog alerts, they can be ping requests. Or, you can setup our TCP custom port to validate connectivity.
  • Reactions are automated tasks that are called when Monitors fail. It can be anything from starting or restarting servers on AWS, Digital Ocean, or elsewhere, to running a custom script or executing a command. You know, all the first things you try when you get a 4am wake-up call
  • Integrated with the tools you use today: Heroku, Salt, Rackspace, DigitalOcean, Logentries

Runbook Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Runbook?
A self-service operations platform used for support tasks, enterprise job scheduling, deployment, and more.
StackStorm is a platform for integration and automation across services and tools. It ties together your existing infrastructure and application environment so you can more easily automate that environment -- with a particular focus on taking actions in response to events. is a SaaS platform to automate your incident response. It integrates with your monitoring and alerting tools like NewRelic, Nagios, Pagerduty, CloudWatch etc. and lets you automate the remediation easily and much more.
Secure access to the Cloud with a single CLI. You run a SQL query and it goes to Runops instead of the database. We get peer reviews in Slack, run it, and remove sensitive data from results.
If your application is divided into multiple servers, you are probably connecting to them via ssh and executing over and over the same commands. Clearing caches, restarting services, backups, checking health. Wouldn't it be cool if you could do that from browser or smartphone? Gunnery is here for you!
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Runbook's Followers
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