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Introducing Visual Search In our never-ending effort to help you wrangle your infrastructure, we are constantly improving and adding new functionality to Logentries.  In that spirit, today we are happy to announce Visual Search. Visual Search is truly a one… Read More

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

Logging in a Software Defined Network

Background
This blog will give an overview of Software Defined Networks (SDN), present some suggestions for logging in an SDN and finally present an overview of some research work we are doing on SDN logging.
If we consider a Software… Read More

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Posted in Cloud, DevOps, Log Management, Monitoring, Virtualization

Habits that Pay Off for Programmers

I would like to clarify something immediately with this post.  Its title does not contain the number 7, nor does it talk about effectiveness.  That was intentional.  I have no interest in trying to piggy-back on Stephen Covey’s book title… Read More

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Legacy apps in the data center, today’s apps in the cloud

Have you found that your organization is developing new applications that are cloud-based, but unable to move away from some established legacy systems? You aren’t alone. This legacy/cloud hybrid environment is far more common than you would expect. And when… Read More

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Network Administrator’s Guide to Surviving an Audit: Preparation

Sooner or later, your organization will likely be the subject of an IT audit. But as ominous as that sounds, it doesn’t have to be something to dread. If you’re a network administrator, you’ll have a specific role in an… Read More

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Posted in PCI, Security

Log Analysis for System Troubleshooting

Systems of all kinds create log data constantly and voluminously. In searching out the most compelling reasons to dig into and analyze such data, we compiled a list of seven reasons that usually drive such activity. In this blog post… Read More

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Posted in Log Analysis, Log Management, Monitoring, Server monitoring

Logging for Fun: Things You’d Never Thought to Log

I work as a consultant in the software industry.  This work affords me the opportunity to see and interact with many different teams and thus to observe prevailing trends.  Among these teams, the attitude toward logging tends to be one… Read More

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Roots and Culture: Logging and the Telephone Bill

Telephone systems were the Internet before there was an Internet.
Think about it.
By 1920 millions of people were exchanging data on a worldwide network using a device that connected on demand. Sounds like the Internet to me.
But unlike… Read More

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Posted in Business Metrics, Log Analysis, Monitoring

Never type a search query again!

Introducing Visual Search
In our never-ending effort to help you wrangle your infrastructure, we are constantly improving and adding new functionality to Logentries.  In that spirit, today we are happy to announce Visual Search. Visual Search is truly a one… Read More

Posted in Data visualization, Feature, Logentries, Search

5 Rules of Pair Programming Etiquette

I like Pair Programming. I’ve been doing it episodically for about 10 years. Whenever I’ve pair programmed, at the end of a session, I’ve always walked away a better developer than when I started.
However, the practice can be expensive… Read More

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