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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

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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Posted in Cloud, Development, DevOps, Web

3 Predictions for Development in the Age of Serverless Computing

Probably the biggest change that has happened in my lifetime of programming is the transformation from  creating code that is meant to run on known, tangible hardware to making code that runs on the Cloud. We’ve gone from server based… Read More

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Posted in Cloud, DevOps, Scripts, Uncategorized

Hashing Infrastructures

Engineers in fast moving, medium to large scale infrastructures in the cloud are often faced with the challenge of bringing up systems in a repeatable, fast and scalable way. There are currently tools which aid engineers in accomplishing this task… Read More

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Posted in Cloud, Development, DevOps, Docker, Server monitoring

Logging the Lights in Your Home

It’s all the rage these days under the general heading of “Internet of Things” (IoT), but I have been a home automation enthusiast for more than 10 years now.  In the interceding time, I’ve done experiments and written about the… Read More

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Posted in Cloud, Community, IoT, Log Management, Logentries

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

Webinar Recap: How to Easily Send and Use your IoT Data in the Cloud

Our webinar was broadcasted & recorded on May 25th 2016. During this broadcast Rapid7 Consulting Software Architect David Tracey discussed how to easily capture, aggregate, analyze and alert on your IoT data using Logentries.
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Posted in Cloud, How To, IoT, Log Management, Logentries, Webinar

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

Webinar: How to Easily Send and Use your IoT Data in the Cloud

Rapid7 Consulting Software Architect David Tracey spends his days working on the Logentries product creating a Highly Scalable Log Storage, Analytics and Querying System with emphasis on introducing RESTful Architecture and APIs. David has published a series of blog posts… Read More

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Posted in Cloud, IoT, Log Analysis, Log Management, Logentries

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

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