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Integrating Logentries with OpsGenie: 3 Easy Steps

Real-time alerts are only as good as their ability to successfully reach their intended audience. If an alert recipient only checks email once every several hours, email alerts would not be well suited for real-time notification.
It’s for this reason… Read More

Posted in Alerts, How To, Logentries

Signal AND Noise The Best of All Worlds for Logging

One of the absolute, classic pieces of advice that you’ll hear when it comes to logging is what I think of as the iconic Goldilocks logging advice.  It goes something like this.
When it comes to logging, you don’t want… Read More

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Posted in Alerts, Application Performance Monitoring, Log Management, Logentries, Monitoring, Search

Introducing LEQL: BYTES

Take a Byte out of Anomalous Log Volumes
One of the most common questions asked by users of our Log Management platform is “where is my log volume coming from?”  There are a number of ways to interpret this question. … Read More

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Posted in Alerts, LEQL, Log Analysis, Log Management, Logentries

How To: Send Logentries Alerts to BigPanda

Working in customer support we are usually the first to receive feature requests, integration requests or recommendations. We would then relay this to our product team. But we often get requests that we can tackle ourselves whether this may be… Read More

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Posted in Alerts, Cloud, How To, Logentries, Partners, Server monitoring

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

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

How to Log from Azure Virtual Machines

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, Windows

Do You Still Email Yourself from Your Code? How to Stop the Madness

A few years back now, I took on an assignment to help a company modernize a series of legacy .NET applications.  One of these did some back office processing.  A vendor would stick some files on a shared drive, and… Read More

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Posted in .Net, Alerts, Cloud, Development, DevOps, How To, Monitoring, Windows

What is Elastic Logging?

We’re all familiar with the concept of “Elasticity” – the way cloud infrastructures can automatically react to their required workloads, scaling resources up or down as needed. While elastic environments provide us with much needed flexibility, they have also historically… Read More

Posted in Alerts, Log Analysis, Log Management

MongoDB Log Analytics

MongoDB 3.0 is now available! If you are new to MongoDB or upgrading from 2.6, you will enjoy all of the new features including document-level locking, better write performance, big memory support, and more. Additionally, to improve usability of the… Read More

Posted in Alerts, Community, Data visualization, Log Analysis, Log dashboards

Why Interoperability is a Key Requirement for Your DevOps Toolkit

Today’s DevOps culture drives the requirement for development and ops teams to share tooling and to combine lots of different services/processes to give them visibility into their systems throughout the system life cycle. For example the modern DevOps toolkit will… Read More

Posted in Alerts, Application Performance Monitoring, DevOps, Log Management

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