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Node.js as a Proxy to Logentries.com

Logging from the client side of a web application can seem like a challenge.  The web browser exposes everything to the user.  There is no way to hide anything delivered to the client from prying eyes, including your log token… Read More

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Posted in Application Performance Monitoring, Development, DevOps, How To, JavaScript, Log Management, Logentries, Scripts, Web

Goodbye to the VCR: Rewinding Down Memory Lane

The VHS tape was a thing of a magic that is alien in the world of on-demand media.  It represented a promise of entertainment. A promise only realized when loading the tape into the player and pressing the play button.… Read More

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4 Potential Security Issues Raised By Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go is a phenomenon. The game is objectively a success and has been breaking mobile gaming records almost weekly. The game’s current success is without being open in some significant markets and it shows no signs of slowing. It… Read More

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Posted in DevOps, Security

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

Integrating Logentries With .NET The How and Why

A robust logging strategy opens up a world of potential improvements for your .Net applications through application logging. Application logging provides valuable insight. Insight that can only benefit your network application stack since your .Net application is the front line… Read More

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Posted in .Net, Application Performance Monitoring, Development, DevOps, How To, Log Management, Logentries, Windows

Integrating the Logentries Javascript Library With React

React.js has proven itself a powerful contender in the world of Javascript frameworks. Arguably, it has become one of a handful of libraries that all web developers should consider for current or upcoming projects. Understanding how it integrates with other… Read More

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Posted in Application Performance Monitoring, How To, JavaScript, Log Management, React

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 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

Client Side Logging In Javascript

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

Deciphering MySQL Logs: The What, Why, and How

Logs are one of the best ways to understand what a server is doing. Thankfully, MySQL has no shortage of log activity to assist a DBA in its maintenance. It writes out its activity to 5 different logs.  This post… Read More

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Posted in Development, How To, MySQL, Windows

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

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Posted in AWS, Cloud, DevOps, Google, How To, Logentries, Virtualization

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