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Monitoring SNS Activity Using a Lambda Function and Logentries

Amazon Web Services Lambda functions are very cool. A Lambda function is a feature in Amazon Web Services that allows you to put a discrete piece of computing logic up in The Cloud and then access that logic to meet… Read More

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Posted in AWS, Cloud, Development, DevOps, How To, Logentries, Python, Uncategorized

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

Infographic: Log Management & Analytics at a Glance

Logentries surveyed over 400 IT professionals about their views of log management and analytics. We found that many people are planning on using and investing in public cloud infrastructure such as AWS, Google, and Azure in 2016.
Who took the… Read More

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Posted in AWS, Cloud, Containers, DevOps, Docker, Infographic, Log Management, Server monitoring

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

Analyzing ELB Log Data

Thanks to some slick work from our engineering team, we have recently released a lightweight python script that will allow you to pull your Elastic Load Balancer logs from S3 into Logentries.
In this implementation, we use AWS Lambda and… Read More

Posted in AWS, Cloud, How To

Free Docker Logging – Removing Barriers for Mass Innovation

Containerization, led by Docker, is fundamentally changing how we build, manage and monitor systems.
When AWS came along they increased the rate of innovation by lowering the cost of failure. This allowed companies (like Logentries) to get started on the… Read More

Posted in AWS, Community, Docker

State of Log Management for AWS

Introduction
The Log Management industry was traditionally driven by regulatory compliance and security concerns resulting in a multi-billion dollar market focused on security and information event management (SIEM) solutions. However, log management has evolved into a market that is focused… Read More

Posted in AWS, Log Management, Logentries, Server monitoring

Announcing the Logentries Analytics Service: Separating the Signal from the 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

Community Packs for AWS: Out of the Box Dashboards, Alerts, & Queries

Logentries community packs for AWS

We recently released Logentries Community Packs, dynamic JSON files that (when uploaded into Logentries) automatically create Saved queries, Dashboards and Alerts.

The true power of these packs is that anyone can create, modify and share them.
We called them Community… Read More

Posted in AWS, Community, Customers, Logentries

Keepalived and HAProxy in AWS: An Exploratory Guide

Keepalived and HAProxy in AWS

We’re going to explore high availability and load balancing using Keepalived and HAProxy.
Keepalived is a routing software designed to provide simple and robust facilities for load balancing and high-availability to Linux systems and Linux-based infrastructures.
HAProxy is an open… Read More

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Posted in AWS, Cloud, Development, DevOps, How To

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