Logs & logging News
August 16, 2017
Managing rising server, app and user counts requires using dozens of incompatible log files. Arizona State turned to Splunk to create a unified, correlated data view from the jumble.
March 24, 2017
Certificate authority Comodo has submitted two new Certificate Transparency logs for approval by Google, which aim to accept any publicly trusted certificates from any CA.
August 09, 2016
Sumo Logic's log analysis tool initially couldn't keep up with the flow of data from the newspaper's mobile delivery apps, but a novel integration with AWS Lambda changed that.
June 24, 2015
Amazon services produce an avalanche of log data. How can IT pros sort that data into actionable information?
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Loggly is a cloud-based enterprise log management and analytics tool. The Software as a Service product makes log data accessible and useful to more groups within an enterprise. Continue Reading
Organizations often have to deal with copious amounts of security log data and that can be challenging. Expert Frank Siemons explains how the cloud can help manage log data. Continue Reading
Native Amazon Web Services tools can help optimize performance, but they don't always give cloud developers and administrators the entire picture. Often, third-party cloud management tools can fill in the gaps to help with AWS performance monitoring, as well as troubleshoot and repair performance issues. So what’s the right mix of AWS monitoring tools? Many AWS shops use third-party products to help with cloud monitoring, while others prefer native tools.
This guide highlights what you want to accomplish with those tools, including managing logs, tracking analytics and doing routine health checks, and gives a rundown of some preferred tools. Having an understanding of what AWS monitoring software to use and why you're using it is part of AWS monitoring best practices.
In addition, AWS premier partners produce tools that have been well received, which further complicates matters. This three-part guide describes the various products available from AWS itself and from third-party suppliers. It also features advice for determining which tools might be right for particular types of AWS users.
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Organizations with massive volumes of IT operational data need log management tools that can quickly and adeptly process it. AI embedded into tools might be the answer. Continue Reading
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VMware added vRealize Log Insight NSX in version 6.2.3. This central logging system receives log entries from ESXi hosts and helps identify issues in your NSX deployment. Continue Reading
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In checking on Win10 1703, I find a Creators Update image integrity gotcha. Fortunately, it's a driver issue and up to Microsoft and Nvidia to solve. Continue Reading
Log analysis tools do the heavy lifting when it comes to identifying the root cause of issues occurring in your data center, but they come with their own challenges. Continue Reading
There is no shortage of Exchange Server logs at the administrator's disposal. There are a number of tools available to analyze the data and help avoid future issues. Continue Reading