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How DevOps Monitoring Impacts Your Organization

DevOps monitoring didn’t simply become part of the collective engineering consciousness. It was built, brick by brick, by practices that have continued to grow and flourish with each new technological
Python Logging Tutorial

Python Logging – The Ultimate Guide

This guide is focused on how to log in Python using the built-in support for logging. It introduces various concepts that are relevant to understanding Python logging, discusses the corresponding

Morgan NPM Logger – The Beginner’s Guide

In this guide, we’ll cover how you can use Morgan npm to log requests and other aspects of your web application built on Express (or any of the similarly architected frameworks around).

Heroku Logs – The Complete Guide

Platforms like Heroku give you the freedom to focus on building great applications rather than getting lost setting up and maintaining infrastructure. One of the many great features of working
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Fastly Logs Insights

This tutorial will show you how can Coralogix provide analytics and insights for the Fastly logs you ship to Coralogix, both performance, and security. Content Delivery Networks allows enterprises to

Elasticsearch Update Index Settings

You’ve created the perfect design for your indices and they are happily churning along. However, in the future, you may need to reconsider your initial design and update the Elasticsearch

The Definitive Guide to Configuration Management Tools

Many of the available configuration management tools, such as Ansible, Terraform, Puppet, Chef, and Saltstack provide automation for infrastructure, cloud, compliance and security management, and integration for deployment and continuous deployment (CI / CD). But what is the best tool to start automating your particular environment?
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A practical guide to FluentD

In this post we will cover some of the main use cases FluentD supports and provides example FluentD configurations for the different cases. What is Fluentd Fluentd is an open

Overcoming DNS barriers for Kubernetes Scaling

It was a cloudy winter morning when I had arrived at the office and found, to our horror, that a Kubernetes cluster was suffering from extremely high CPU and network usage and had become almost completely non-functional. To make things worse, restarting
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Easily Build Jenkins Pipelines – Tutorial

Are you building and deploying software manually and would like to change that? Are you interested in learning about building a Jenkins pipeline and better understand CI/CD and DevOps at

How SIEM is evolving in 2020

The evolution of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) is deeply intertwined with cloud computing, both in terms of technological breakthroughs the cloud provided and from its inherent security challenges. 

How to get the most out of your ELB logs

What is ELB Amazon ELB (Elastic Load Balancing) allows you to make your applications highly available by using health checks and intelligently distributing traffic across a number of instances. It

Terraform Quick Start Tutorial

This Terraform tutorial is an excellent introduction to configuration management tools. Terraform is growing due to it simplifying the management of environments in the cloud. Several cloud services appeared over

Ansbile Quick Start Tutorial

This quick start Ansible tutorial will explain how to get started quickly using this open-source configuration management tool. Due to the great (and increasing) number of supported resources and its

Puppet Quick Start Tutorial

Puppet is an open-core software configuration management tool recommended for orchestrating environments that have rigid compliance requirements, maintaining an immutable configuration of nodes, with reports and role-based access control. This
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Guide: RegEx 101 for Managing Log Data

Regular expressions can be crucial for wrangling log data efficiently. You may want to extract specific data from your logs to make it easier to analyze and visualize. Sometimes you

Instantly Parse The Top 12 Log Types

Throughout the past few months, I had the opportunity to work with and serve hundreds of Coralogix’s customers, the challenges in performing efficient Log Analytics are numerous, from collecting, searching,
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AWS Centralized Logging Guide

The key challenge with modern cloud visibility is that data originates from various sources across every layer of the application stack. This data is varied in its format, frequency, and
Kafka Guide

Introduction to Kafka Tutorial

Kafka is an open source real-time streaming messaging system and protocol built around the publish-subscribe system. In this system, producers publish data to feeds for which consumers are subscribed to.
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Create Kafka Topics in 3 Easy Steps

Creating a topic in production is an operative task that requires awareness and preparation. In this tutorial, we’ll explain all the parameters to consider when creating a new topic in

CDNs and Why You Need Them

This post will explain about CDNs, one of the most important components of the modern web applications. It’s the technology that allows the world’s most popular events to be brought
APM comparison

New Relic Vs Appdynamics Vs Dynatrace

We’ll look at 3 popular APM tools: New Relic, Appdynamics and Dynatrace to see where their strengths and weaknesses lie, how they can help you improve, and how they compare

Test Automation Tools to Accelerate CI/CD

So much of our world has moved away from the slow and methodical, towards the agile and iterative. In transport, for example, everything is “on demand”, constantly changing and adaptable.
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EKS vs. KOPS

In the past, applications would be deployed by installation on a host, using the operating system package manager. This was a heavy solution with tremendous reliance on the operating system

Splunk vs SumoLogic vs ELK

When it comes to the best platforms for log analysis and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions, 3 trivial alternatives come up: Splunk, Sumo Logic and ELK.
Helm Vs. Terraform

Terraform vs Helm Charts

Since Docker first came onto the scene in 2013 and really popularized containerization, many organizations have chosen to deploy cloud workloads using Docker containers. Containers come with numerous benefits over
Travis CI Vs. CircleCI

Travis CI vs CircleCI

Travis CI vs CircleCI The way we think about development started with Waterfall – sequential, solid, conservative – moved to Agile, whose origins can be traced back to a somewhat
Grafana Vs Graphite

Grafana Vs Graphite

The amount of data being generated today is unprecedented. In fact, more data has been created in the last 2 years, than in the entire history of the human race.
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Log Management Comparison: ELK vs Graylog

Production logs can help ensure application security, reveal business insights and find and understand errors, crashes, and exceptions. But as useful as logs are, they’re difficult to manage and hard
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Be GDPR Ready: Prepare Your Log Data

Organizations both small and large that deal with personal data must be compliant with GDPR rules. At Coralogix, we’ve been working hard to be prepared for GDPR. Preparing your data
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Python logging best practices and tips

In the vast computing world, there are different programming languages that include facilities for logging. From our previous posts, you can learn best practices about Node logging, Java logging, and
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Ruby logging best practices and tips

Ruby is an opinionated language with inbuilt Ruby logging options that will serve the needs of small and basic applications. Whilst there are fewer alternatives to these than say, the
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Node logging best practices and tips

As is traditional with the JavaScript world, there are a dizzying amount of options for node logging. In this article, I will dig into some of the better and lesser

Game of Logs: delivery assurance is coming

Long gone are the days were software companies released a version every six months, after rigorous planning, testing and stress runs (AKA the waterfall model). Today, agile companies release versions
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Quick Tips for Heroku Logging with Coralogix

TL;DR: Coralogix released a new addon for Heroku: https://elements.heroku.com/addons/coralogix. In this post we cover best Logging practices, how different cloud providers enable them, what makes Heroku logging special, and how Coralogix
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Tricks to being A better developer

The daily routine in the world of any Developer rarely ever reaches a point of tranquility. It takes real passion and drive to be able to seize each day, ready

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