We’re all familiar with the concept of “Elasticity” – the way cloud infrastructures can automatically react to their required workloads, scaling resources up or down as needed. While elastic environments provide us with much needed flexibility, they have also historically… Read More
At Logentries, we feel strongly about the power of log data and the unparalleled role that logs can play in effective end-to-end system monitoring. Yet we feel it also important to recognize how other monitoring approaches can further supplement a… Read More
This 3-part series explores the definition and benefits of using log data streams and real-time analytics for some common IT Ops uses cases. To download the complete article, click here.
Many analytics tools focus on just one layer of your… Read More
Containerization, led by Docker, is fundamentally changing how we build, manage and monitor systems.
When AWS came along they increased the rate of innovation by lowering the cost of failure. This allowed companies (like Logentries) to get started on the… Read More
When working with Docker, there’s no one way to monitor your containers and environments. As Docker has evolved from a useful tool for development environments to the industry-changing suite of production-ready services it is today, our ability to monitor containers… Read More
Rob Thatcher is Co-founder and Principal Consultant at Skelton Thatcher Consulting.
Summary: the pricing of tools or licenses for log aggregation can have a significant effect on organizational culture and the collaboration between Dev and Ops teams.
Modern tools for… Read More
Heroku is a well-known favorite amongst developers for quick and easy web app deployments that abstract away the hassle of managing and maintaining a hosting environment. Yet over the past year, I’ve heard from an increasing number of large organizations… Read More
In the midst of Docker’s meteoric rise and the explosion of talk around containers, it can be easy to lose oneself in all of the new terminology and jargon. While we think about the challenges presented by using containers in… Read More
USB GPS dongles have come down significantly in price in recent years and I picked one up to play with recently.
Apart from using a GPS module to report your latitude, longitude, altitude and time for mapping applications, it’s also… Read More