Infographic: Top 4 Log Management Challenges

At Logentries we chat to new users everyday who are looking for an improved solution for centralizing and analyzing their log data. They have often tried rolling their own solution, have previously gone the open source route, or are using … Read More

Using Regular Expressions to understand NginX, Apache and IIS logs

Regular expressions offer something that automata do not: a declarative way to express the strings we want to accept. This is why we use it as the input language for our platform to process logs in many heterogeneous formats. When … Read More

What is Elastic Logging?


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

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Introducing Logentries’ Python APM Community Pack


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

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Using Log Data Streams for Real-Time Analytics: Part 2


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

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Free Docker Logging – Removing Barriers for Mass Innovation


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

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Webinar Recording: Ensuring Docker Success with Real-Time Monitoring


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

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Using Log Aggregation Across Dev & Ops: The Pricing Advantage

Enabling Devops

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

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Introducing an Enterprise Logging Solution for Heroku Customers


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

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Optimizing Your Container Environment: Pets vs. Cattle


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

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How to Add a GPS Time Source to ntpd


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

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