15 Events to Log for Better DevOps

DevOps practices are now finding their way into more and more organizations. Up to now, as the DevOps movement has started to percolate across various industries the focus has been on improving the IT department. In Logentries’ article 15 Events… Read More

Using JavaScript to interact with the REST Query API

We’re very excited to announce that our REST Query API is now available. With this API, you can: make it easy to remotely query your log data easily integrate Logentries with third party solutions, external systems and internal tools allow… Read More

What exactly is an Event-loop?


“The price of reliability is the pursuit of the utmost simplicity” – C.A.R Hoare
Rather than doing another all-out performance post, I’ll look at some aspects of asynchronous I/O today instead: what it is at a high level, what it… Read More

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Introduction to the Logentries Command Line Interface


The Logentries Command Line Interface (CLI) allows you to both manage and use your Logentries service right from the command line. The CLI is built on the Logentries REST APIs and provides a tool to interact directly with the Logentries… Read More

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Using Logentries With Angular v1.5


(The post assumes at least a basic knowledge of Angular.  Angular is a very opinionated framework so make sure you have some experience with Angular before following the instructions presented below.)
Logentries can integrate into whatever Javascript framework you want… Read More

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Posted in Angular, Application Performance Monitoring, Development, How To, JavaScript, Log Management, Logentries, Monitoring

Top 5 Questions from the July Walkthrough Webinar


The July Walkthrough Webinar was broadcasted & recorded on July 14th 2016. This broadcast included a Logentries demonstration and live Q&A.
Below is a sample of some of the questions asked by the audience following the demonstration. To try out… Read More

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REST API: a little cURL and some Python


Here at Logentries work has been going for sometime in bringing to our customers a powerful and flexible REST API service for interaction with their log data. This work started out with the REST Query API and will continue as… Read More

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Posted in API, Development, DevOps, How To, JSON, LEQL, Logentries, Python, Scripts

Backup Log Checks and What They Can Tell You


There is simply no substitute for a recent, accurate backup when it comes to recovering from file or system damage or outages. But that backup must be complete and error-free to make a full recovery possible. That’s why inspecting log… Read More

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Posted in Application Performance Monitoring, DevOps, Linux, Log Analysis, Monitoring, Server monitoring, Windows

Keep Your Code Clean while Logging


In my consultancy practice, one of the things that I do most frequently is help teams write so-called “clean code.”  Usually, this orients around test-driven development (TDD) and writing code that is easily maintained via regression tests and risk-free refactoring.  … Read More

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Rsyslog TCP/IP log forwarding to Logentries with Netscaler


This guest post originally appeared on IBM developerWorks.
The aim of the article is to cover technical areas on how to load balance Rsyslog TCP/IP traffic from Redhat Server to Logentries (a third party solutions for real time log… Read More

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Introducing LEQL: LIMIT


The Logentries query language, also known as LEQL, offers a very expressive way to query log data. If you’re unfamiliar with LEQL you can get a nice overview from one of our previous blog posts here. Today we’re excited to… Read More

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