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Logging Exceptions in Java

Logging is an essential component of any application, especially when a critical error occurs. Whether or not you recover from an exception, logging the problem can help you identify the cause of – and ultimately the solution to – potential problems in your application. In this post, we’ll look at common approaches to exception handling […]

Three Key Use Cases for Analyzing AWS Config Data

If you are hosting your IT infrastructure in a cloud platform like AWS, you probably know how important it is to have a good log management solution in place. A cloud-based infrastructure is elastic in nature: Resources are created and destroyed on demand as needed. However, you also want to keep track of your assets. […]

A Benchmark of Five Node.js Logging Libraries

Logs are a valuable resource in analyzing application behavior and traffic. However, it’s important to choose a logging framework that is both efficient and reliable. Which Node.js logging library is the best choice for your application? This blog post compares performance and reliability among three popular debug logging libraries. It also compares performance between two […]

Hoover’s Log Cabin at AWS re:Invent 2015

That’s right, Loggers: we’ve transported Hoover’s home to the desert! Vegas is sweltering, but Loggly’s booth 929 will feature a full log cabin, ensuring that Hoover stays cool and comfortable while we’re in town Come visit Hoover and the rest of the team at booth 929, where we’ll be demoing some seriously cool new Loggly […]

30 Software Solutions in Our DevOps Toolkit

Earlier this year, I gave more than 200 eager participants a look inside the DevOps toolkit at Zumba during an informative webinar hosted by Loggly, New Relic, and PagerDuty. You can watch the webinar here: During the session, I mentioned that Zumba uses 30 different software solutions and tools to keep all of our web […]

How to Implement Logging in Docker with a Sidecar Approach

As a consultant building highly automated systems for clients using Docker, I have seen how important it is to be able to get application logs out of your containers and into a place where the developers can view and search through them easily. Sending your logs to Loggly accomplishes this and gives you some very […]

Monitoring Ansible Plays in Four Simple Steps

Today, it is not unusual for DevOps teams to have very complex software infrastructure involved in daily operations tasks: deployment scripts, sanity checks, multi-environment configurations, and a long list of other things. Continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) come with a lot of benefits and an exponential increase in the number of moving parts. […]