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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

Top 5 Questions from the October Walkthrough Webinar

The October Walkthrough Webinar was broadcasted & recorded on October 27th 2016. This broadcast included a Logentries demonstration and live Q&A.
Below is a sample of some of the questions asked by the audience following the demonstration. To try out… Read More

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Posted in API, Log Management, Logentries, Webinar

Exporting Logentries data with Leexportpy

Leexportpy, the Logentries utility that exports your log data to 3rd parties, has built-in support for various services such as Kafka, Geckoboard and Hosted Graphite. Without any modification to the current code, you can use these services to extract your… Read More

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Posted in Data visualization, Logentries, Python, Scripts

Introduction to the Logentries Command Line Interface

The Logentries Command Line Interface (CLI) allows you to both manage and use your Logentries service right from the command line. The CLI is built on the Logentries REST APIs and provides a tool to interact directly with the Logentries… Read More

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Posted in API, LEQL, Log Management, Logentries

Introduction to Leexportpy

What is Leexportpy?
Leexportpy is a flexible and extensible Python application that enables log search results to be easily exported to third party services such as Geckoboard and HostedGraphite. The application utilizes the Logentries REST API providing you with the… Read More

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Posted in API, Business Metrics, Data visualization, LEQL, Log dashboards, Logentries

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

Queuing tasks with Redis

Overview
As stated on their official homepage, Redis is an open source (BSD licensed), in-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker.
Little bit about what Redis can do. It supports data structures such as strings, hashes,… Read More

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Posted in Development, How To, Java

The yellow brick road to machine learning with honeypot data: Our lessons learned

Recently the Rapid7 Logentries team attended a hackathon over at one of our Boston offices. This was a great way for us to integrate with the other Rapid7 teams within the company and to have fun messing around with things… Read More

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Posted in How To, Python

TypeScript Language Primer

What is TypeScript?
TypeScript is an open source typed superset of JavaScript which compiles to plain JavaScript. Many people have considered JavaScript’s loose typing as a problem, but now TypeScript offers a solution to that. Specifically, TypeScript allows you to… Read More

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Posted in JavaScript

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