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

Announcing the Logentries Analytics Service: Separating the Signal from the Noise

separating-signal-from-noise Today there is no shortage of interesting information being produced from machines and software applications alike giving us more data to analyze than ever before. The Big Data problem is generally focused on making sense of this data; and last… Read More
Posted in AWS, Business Metrics, Log Analysis, Log Management, Logentries

10 Ways to Lead with Analytics

10-ways-to-lead-with-analytics Today, everything must be faster. Faster releases; faster and larger backlogs; faster complaints; faster bugs. The speed and performance of the modern software delivery pipeline brings a new set of challenges. How do you keep up? There really is only… Read More
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Java Util Logging – Now Available!

java-util-logging Just a quick update that Logentries now supports Java Util Logging. Thanks to GitHub user raupachz you can now use java.util.logging to send logs to Logentries using the open source le_java library.  You can also use log4j, log4j2 or logback.… Read More
Posted in How To, Java, Log Management, Logentries, Uncategorized

Introduction to Apache Spark

introduction-to-apache-spark Apache Spark is a fast and general-purpose cluster computing system. The latest version can be downloaded from In this post, we will try to perform some basic data manipulations using spark and python. Using Spark Python Shell The first… Read More
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DataOps: How Pluralsight Uses Tableau & Logentries for Better Analytics

tableau-and-logentries-for-better-analytics Mike Roberts is a Logentries customer and Director of Data Analytics at Pluralsight. A truly stable and robust Analytics platform is able to support both the analysis of external data as well as internal data, or data about its own… Read More
Posted in Business Metrics, DevOps, How To, Log Analysis, Logentries, Uncategorized

Logging on Docker: What You Need to Know

logging-on-docker-webinar Systems have fundamentally changed with the introduction and adoption of micro services like Docker, resulting in a shift in how we think about log management and analysis. Logging into a server and grepping logs is no longer a reality when… Read More
Posted in DevOps, Docker, How To, Uncategorized

The Hidden Costs of Open Source

hidden-costs-of-open-source Open source projects allow us to adopt technology without a lot of hoops.  We get to leverage a strong community base, and potentially support the growing group committed to building even better solutions, which can have the added benefit of… Read More
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How to Track Meteor’s Recomputations with Logentries

how-to-track-meteors-recomputations-with-le This blog post is written by Logentries customer Gabriel Pugliese, Founder and developer of CodersTV. There are a lot of implicit computation going on with Meteor’s reactivity. Tracker, Session variables, Cursors, Templates etc. They create lots of implicit recalculations that… Read More
Posted in How To, Log Management, Logentries, Uncategorized

The Flexbox Paradigm: CSS3 Layout for Today’s Applications

the-flexbox-paradigm Introduction Controlling the layout of web pages and applications has always been a little tricky. In the beginning, there were almost no mechanisms for page layout, other than some basic formatting of html tags. We could apply some font styling,… Read More
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