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9 Strategies for Faster Live Debug

Debugging a live application can be a real pain, especially if you’re running a microservices architecture with elastic servers or, in the case of Cardinal Peak, software and hardware solutions for a variety of remote and custom devices. In this post, I describe approaches to extracting useful insights out of your Loggly account. Most examples […]

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 […]

Why Should I Archive My Logs?

A good log management solution provides a glimpse into the state of a system over a period of time. It can help you identify performance trends, audit security events, and pinpoint periods of high demand. Archiving logs can drive cost savings while allowing you to extend the time frame in which you can use your […]

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 […]

Using Loggly For Troubleshooting Bugs In Your Code

Troubleshooting errors or exceptions in code is one of our customers’ top use cases. In this video, I go through a troubleshooting process with a hypothetical e-commerce site, where a bug could be costing the company thousands of dollars. We need to fix it fast! Why Use Loggly for Troubleshooting? Troubleshooting with Loggly: Accelerates time […]

SSO for Logs? Federated Identity with Loggly

Federated Identity Supports a DevOps Mindset Log data isn’t necessarily the first things that comes to mind when people talk about DevOps, but it is one of the most important tools you have to get everyone in development and operations on the same page.  If you have been operating a homegrown log management solution that’s hard […]

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