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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 […]

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 […]

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