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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

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

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

REST API: a little cURL and some Python

Here at Logentries work has been going for sometime in bringing to our customers a powerful and flexible REST API service for interaction with their log data. This work started out with the REST Query API and will continue as… Read More

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Posted in API, Development, DevOps, How To, JSON, LEQL, Logentries, Python, Scripts

Backup Log Checks and What They Can Tell You

There is simply no substitute for a recent, accurate backup when it comes to recovering from file or system damage or outages. But that backup must be complete and error-free to make a full recovery possible. That’s why inspecting log… Read More

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Posted in Application Performance Monitoring, DevOps, Linux, Log Analysis, Monitoring, Server monitoring, Windows

Rsyslog TCP/IP log forwarding to Logentries with Netscaler

This guest post originally appeared on IBM developerWorks.
Overview
The aim of the article is to cover technical areas on how to load balance Rsyslog TCP/IP traffic from Redhat Server to Logentries (a third party solutions for real time log… Read More

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Posted in DevOps, How To, Linux, Log Management, Logentries, Monitoring, Server monitoring

SSH from the ground up

If you work professionally in the IT industry, chances are you’ve been using OpenSSH for a long time now for your day to day work.
OpenSSH however provides so much more than “just” remote shell on *nix system (and apparently… Read More

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Posted in DevOps, How To, Security

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

Exploiting Zookeeper for managing processes in a production environment with Lockex

Lock and execute!
As an engineer here at Logentries I need to maintain a complex system that has requirements for being available to our customers. We always build systems with the ability to be resistant to failure.
In our environment,… Read More

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Posted in Development, DevOps, How To, Scripts

Logging for Continuous Integration

If you look at the title of this post, you’re probably thinking to yourself, “huh, that’s never really come up.”  Of course, it’s possible that you’re not. But, in my travels as a consultant helping dev teams with practice and… Read More

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Posted in Application Performance Monitoring, Development, DevOps, Log Analysis, Monitoring

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