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Building a ChatOps Bot with Slack and Loggly (Part 1)

  What is ChatOps? If you don’t know about ChatOps already, the term ChatOps was coined somewhere between 2010 and 2013 by the team at Github when they were creating HUBOT. If you haven’t heard of ChatOps, don’t worry, there is plenty of information out there on the topic. ChatOps uses a Chatbot, which you […]

Taming the Wolves Behind Monitoring Alerts

Almost 2,500 years ago, an old man named Aesop travelled across villages near the picturesque hills of Greece. Along the way, he shared short stories he had learned from other lands. One such story was that of the shepherd boy who watched a flock of sheep near a village. That boy used to lure innocent […]

Elasticsearch Ransomware Attacks Highlight Need for Better Security

This article was originally published on DevOps.com Recently, reports surfaced that a large number of Elasticsearch servers fell victim to potential ransomware attacks. Ransomware is the type of malware a company doesn’t want on its systems or network. It takes systems hostage, most commonly by encrypting or stealing data, and exposes the owners to blackmail […]

What Does the Docker Daemon Log Contain?

There’s a wealth of material on logging in Docker, but most of it is centered around containers and applications. While logging containers is important, it misses out on a key component of the Docker architecture: the Docker daemon. The Docker daemon provides crucial insight into the overall state of your microservice architecture. Container-centric logging methods […]

8 Tools for Every Java Developer’s Toolkit

Java developers have an enormous selection of libraries, utilities, and programs at their disposal. Each one has its merits, but there are a few that stand out from the crowd due to their popularity, versatility, and usefulness. These eight tools cover the full gamut of Java development, from code building to bug squashing. Learning these […]

Better Monitoring Using AWS CloudTrail

If you’re running on AWS, you probably use AWS CloudTrail. AWS CloudTrail logs are important because they provide an audit trail of modifications to and interactions with your AWS-hosted deployments. They provide useful insights for both operational and security-related monitoring. Here’s how the Loggly Application Pack for AWS CloudTrail makes this monitoring easier and more […]

8 Handy Tips to Consider When Logging in JSON

Logging in JSON transforms your logs from raw text lines to a database of fields you can search, filter, and analyze.  This gives you way more power than you would get with only raw logs. Why Use JSON? JSON makes it easier to search and analyze your data. Say this is a portion of your […]

47 Newsletters For Developers And Programmers

Email newsletters are a great way to stay current on what’s happening in the world of programming and to learn about tools and best practices for your specific programming language. Curated by experts, newsletters bring the best, most timely information out there right to your inbox, so you can quickly digest and get back to […]