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

Making SIEM Easier to Achieve

making-siem-easier-to-achieve- A June 2014 Gartner Report on Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) reveals that many surveyed SIEM users indicate “cost” (both in terms of price and effort) as being one of the biggest challenges presented by traditional SIEM tools of… Read More
Posted in Security

Getting Ready for #VelocityConf 2015? Let’s Recap 2014!

Velocity-2015 The Logentries team is on its way to Santa Clara for Velocity 2015 in just a few weeks. Here are some of the highlights from last year’s #VelocityConf Read More
Posted in Application Performance Monitoring, Community, DevOps, Uncategorized

Fun with JavaScript on the JVM

fun-with-javascript-on-the-jvm It’s easy to see how JavaScript is everywhere these days. The barrier to entry is extremely low; anybody with a browser can write and evaluate it, and with advancements in runtimes like Google’s V8, writing server-side JS is now a… Read More
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Metric-driven Smart Deploys

metric-driven-smart-deploys Automated deployment isn’t just a wonderful thing  —  it’s a necessity when it comes to providing consistent, error-free delivery without eating up all of your team’s time and resources.  You create a set of scripts to cover standard, known deployment… Read More
Posted in Development, DevOps, How To, Uncategorized

Building Tabular Data Format with D3

building-tabular-data-format-with-d3 In my previous posts I have demonstrated how to combine D3 with AngularJs (wrapping D3 code in Angular’s directives) and how to build effective data visualization with D3. In this post I will focus on building tabular format of data… Read More
Posted in Data visualization, How To, Log dashboards, Uncategorized

What You Can Learn From Log-level Usage Reports

log-level-usage-reports Separating the signal from the noise is one of the biggest challenges when dealing with machine-generated log data today and has generally required deep technical expertise. However once you find that signal it can be massively useful and can help… Read More
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Listening to What Your Heroku Postgres Logs are Telling You

Heroku Postgres Debugging in development can be challenging enough when dealing with just your application layer. In production, the root cause of an issue could be hiding within one of several locations, including your database. One of the many great things about… Read More
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DataOps: Creating a Culture of Data Analysts

dataops-creating-a-culture-of-data-analysts Bill Saltmarsh is a Logentries Customer and Analytics Engineer at Pluralsight. Today’s rapidly evolving workplace provides a context where our decision makers must be able to leverage their data to make optimal judgments. This is not limited to managers and… Read More
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eComm: Living & Dying by Transactions

ecomm-living-and-dying-by-transactions Success or failure of e-Commerce sites boil down to transactions. In brick and mortar stores, transactions are handled by point of sale systems. Their operation is outsourced, and their complexity is low. But for e-Commerce applications, the transactions not only… Read More
Posted in Log Analysis, Uncategorized

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