How to Compare Google Compute Engine & AWS EC2

Which Virtual Machine is Best: Google’s Compute Engine or Amazon’s EC2? It Depends. The Internet might seem like a Wild West of chaotic connections and interactions, and it often is. Companies like Google and Amazon have managed to create order… Read More

TypeScript Language Primer

What is TypeScript? TypeScript is an open source typed superset of JavaScript which compiles to plain JavaScript. Many people have considered JavaScript’s loose typing as a problem, but now TypeScript offers a solution to that. Specifically, TypeScript allows you to… Read More

How to Ensure Self Describing Log Data Using Log4Net

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In a previous article, The Benefit of Having an Enterprise Logging Policy, I presented the case for always using self-describing data formats when logging information. Using self-describing formats, such as key-value pairs and JSON, saves time and effort in terms… Read More

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15 Events to Log for Better DevOps

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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

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Posted in .Net, Alerts, Application Performance Monitoring, Business Metrics, Data visualization, DevOps, Java, JavaScript, LEQL, Log Analysis, Log Management, Node.js, Security, Server monitoring, Tableau, Tips & Tricks

Using JavaScript to interact with the REST Query API

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We’re very excited to announce that our REST Query API is now available in beta. Using this API, you will be able to:

make it easy to remotely query your log data
easily integrate Logentries with third party solutions, external… Read More

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Posted in API, How To, JavaScript, LEQL, Tips & Tricks

How to: Send SMS messages to Logentries in under 5 minutes (maybe 10)

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The “Internet Of Things” continues to be talked about a lot with an increasing number of devices now containing some sort of smart functionality which can be interacted with. Here’s a great article about end-to-end IoT monitoring by colleague David… Read More

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How to: Log from Azure Virtual Machines

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You have evaluated the many IaaS providers out there and you have decided on Azure Compute.  Great choice! Azure is an ideal provider with broad support for various operating systems, programming languages, frameworks, tools, databases and devices. Azure also has… Read More

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Posted in .Net, Agent, Alerts, Cloud, Development, DevOps, How To, JSON, Log Management, Monitoring, Server monitoring, Uncategorized, Virtualization

How to Compare Google Compute Engine & AWS EC2

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Which Virtual Machine is Best: Google’s Compute Engine or Amazon’s EC2? It Depends.
The Internet might seem like a Wild West of chaotic connections because it often is. Companies like Google and Amazon have
been managing to create order out… Read More

Posted in AWS, Google, Log Management, Virtualization

The Benefit of Having an Enterprise Logging Policy

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Lack of an enterprise logging policy is a common shortcoming when it comes to the organizational discipline of logging from within large, distributed applications. Just because you can get log data into a system, it does not necessarily follow that… Read More

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Client Side Logging In Javascript

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Developers are writing Javascript applications of increasing complexity designed to run in web browsers, on desktops, and on servers.  Javascript applications have reached a level of maturity that means they are running important business operations.  They must be more maintainable… Read More

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Posted in Application Performance Monitoring, Cloud, Development, JavaScript, Log Management, Logentries, Uncategorized

Infographic: What scares IT Professionals most about IT Infrastructure

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Logentries surveyed IT Professionals identifying themselves as members of Information Technology Teams, Operations Teams, and Development Teams Asking them:
“What scares you the most about your IT infrastructure?”
The answers highlighted Security concerns, System Failure, Operational costs, and the complexities… Read More

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