Loggly Blog: Product

Quick and Easy Monitoring of Amazon ELB

Many high-volume applications and websites depend on Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) to improve their scalability and fault tolerance. In addition to automatically routing traffic across instances and Availability Zones, Amazon ELB detects unhealthy instances and reroutes traffic to the healthy instances that remain. The Loggly application pack for Classic ELB makes it easier for […]

How to Get Answers from Your Linux Logs

Let’s say that you’re responsible for managing an application running on Linux. Your days are a lot easier (and more predictable) if you have visibility into what’s happening with your machines. Luckily, Loggly is here to help. The Loggly application pack for Linux automatically creates a dashboard with a great deal of useful information. It […]

The Alchemy of Anomalies

“Learn to recognize omens, and follow them.” In Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist, the boy remembers what the old king said—to recognize omens. What I find fascinating is that the same principle can be applied to your logs. In the world of logs, however, you need to look for anomalies. In general, an anomaly is something […]

No Bug Left Behind: From Loggly to JIRA in No Time

Loggly now gives you the power to file tickets in Atlassian JIRA Software from within Loggly with a single click, automatically adding relevant information from your log data analysis and pre-populated fields. You no longer have to switch between tools and context and manually type or paste information: Stay focused, get the best out of […]

New Ways to Monitor Error and Exception Data

Errors and exceptions happen. It’s not a matter of if or even when; it’s a matter of how many. And in a software development world with faster innovation cycles and continuous delivery, smart DevOps teams need a log management system that proactively monitors for errors and exceptions so they know what’s “normal” and can act […]

Get Faster Insight with New Loggly Application Packs

Once you start a Loggly free trial and send your logs to Loggly, the world is your oyster. You can navigate your logs with Loggly Dynamic Field Explorer, search them, and monitor them with custom dashboards and alerts. But unless you came to Loggly because you just experienced an application fire (and you’re not alone […]

Which Components of Your System Should You Log?

The Logging Conundrum Two of the most common questions we get from our users is which components should they log and how should they prioritize the amount of log data to collect. If you’re like most software businesses, you’re probably running a complex system with many components and distributed services. For each component, you should […]

Sending Amazon CloudWatch Logs to Loggly with AWS Lambda

Amazon CloudWatch 101 Amazon CloudWatch from Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a web service for monitoring the performance of other AWS-hosted  resources. For each type of service, Amazon CloudWatch exposes a number of performance counters specific to that service. For example, some performance counters for Amazon EC2 instances include CPU usage, NetworkIn, NetworkOut, and Read […]

Smart Alerts for Anomaly Detection and Data Aggregations

When something is going wrong with your application, you’ll want to know about it as quickly as possible. That’s where alerting, a feature of Loggly Standard, Pro, and Enterprise plans, comes into play. You can now receive alerts based on data aggregations and our anomaly detection algorithms. All of these alerts fire as soon as […]

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