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Java 8 – Lazy argument evaluation

“I will always choose a lazy person to do a difficult job. Because he will find an easy way to do it” – Bill Gates
Lazy evaluation is an evaluation strategy which delays the evaluation of an expression until… Read More

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Posted in Application Performance Monitoring, Development, Java, Tips & Tricks

3 Ways to Improve Your Code Testing

I am a big fan of Test Driven Development (TDD). I drank the kool-aid a while back and have not had a regret since. When I sling code, I am always writing a test, or writing against a test. That’s… Read More

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Posted in Development, JavaScript, Node.js, Tips & Tricks

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

Using JavaScript to interact with the REST Query API

We’re very excited to announce that our REST Query API is now available. With this API, you can:

make it easy to remotely query your log data
easily integrate Logentries with third party solutions, external systems and internal tools
allow… Read More

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Posted in API, Feature, How To, JavaScript, LEQL, Tips & Tricks

The 4 Steps for Creating a Log Enabled Marketing Campaign

Typically, most logging activity in the online world is concerned with collecting information about an enterprise’s digital infrastructure. Machine logs, application logs, network logs, database logs, access logs are a few examples of such activity. However, as marketing campaigns become… Read More

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Posted in How To, Log Analysis, Log Management, Logentries, Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized

A point of @Contention- cache coherence on the JVM

Java 8’s major changes- lexical closures, the stream API, e.t.c have overshadowed a slew of little gems, one of which I only discovered the other day- the @Contended annotation.
False Sharing
Chances are you’re reading this on a device with… Read More

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Posted in Development, Java, Tips & Tricks

7 Rules for Using Log Data Effectively in a Retrospective

Log data can be an indispensable tool for doing an effective Retrospective following a technical disaster. Yet, often the data is misused. And many think that the entire Retrospective process is flawed altogether. More often than not Retrospectives, also known… Read More

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Posted in Application Performance Monitoring, Log Analysis, Tips & Tricks

Logging from Tableau for Successful DataOps

Lately, we’ve been seeing a growing number of customers using Logentries in support of DataOps – the practice of collecting, normalizing and redistributing data throughout an organization so teams can make smarter business decisions. With teams ranging from engineers to… Read More

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Posted in Data visualization, How To, Log Analysis, Log dashboards, Partners, Search, Server monitoring, Tableau, Tips & Tricks

Do you need an Architect in a Software Company?

This may be a dangerous question to ask for someone whose role is that of an Architect, but I think it is a valid question for an Architect to ask. This is particularly true in the software industry where the… Read More

Posted in Customers, Tips & Tricks

Common Angular Routing Challenges

When it comes to frameworks, no one is perfect. As we migrate the Logentries application from legacy code to Angular, we’ve encountered a few interesting challenges along the way that we’ve enjoyed investigating and resolving. While specific challenges often depend… Read More

Posted in DevOps, How To, Tips & Tricks

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