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Troubleshooting Common Elasticsearch Problems

Elasticsearch is a complex piece of software by itself, but complexity is further increased when you spin up multiple instances to form a cluster. This complexity comes with the risk

The Ultimate Guide to Microservices Logging 

Microservice architecture is widely popular. The ease of building and maintaining apps, scaling CI/CD pipelines, as well as the flexibility it offers when it comes to pivoting technologies are some
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Kafka Streams Window By & RocksDB Tuning

Kafka Streams offers a feature called a window. In this post, I will explain how to implement tumbling time windows in Scala, and how to tune RocksDB accordingly. Kafka Streams Terminology Clock Time:

BetterHelp Customer Case Study

Untangling a chaotic mess can be daunting. And that’s exactly the problem Alain Adler, the Head of Engineering at BetterHelp, faced.  BetterHelp is the world’s largest e-counseling platform, on a
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Analyzing Log Data: Why It’s Important

From production monitoring to security concerns, businesses need to analyze and review their logs on a daily basis to make sure their system is up to par. Here are the
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Onelogin Log Insights with Coralogix

OneLogin is one of the top leading Unified Access Management platforms, enabling organizations to manage and Access their cloud applications in a secure way. OneLogin makes it simpler and safer for
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Unleash your Auth0 Log Insights With Coralogix

Auth0 is one of the top leading identity management platforms in the world. It’s focused on providing solutions for application builders, specifically solutions needed for custom-built applications. Auth0 provides expertise

A practical guide to Logstash

Logstash is a tool to collect, process, and forward events and log messages and this Logstash tutorial will get you started quickly. It was created by Jordan Sissel who, with

Kibana Settings: Spaces, Export Dashboard, and more

Kibana is considered the “window” to Elasticsearch and indeed it’s a powerful UI for searching, filtering, analyzing, and visualizing Elasticsearch data, but Kibana settings are also used to configure, administer

Managing Docker Logs with ELK and Fluentd

This article provides an overview of managing and analyzing Docker logs and explores some of the complexities that may arise when looking through the log data. Challenges to overcome: Collecting

Using Log Data to Prevent Lambda Cold Starts

AWS Lambda enables you to run serverless functions in the AWS cloud, by manually triggering functions or by creating trigger events. To ensure your Lambda functions are running smoothly, you

Integrating Coralogix Alerts with PagerDuty

Coralogix offers the most extensive alerting mechanism in the logging market, including built-in webhooks for PagerDuty, custom webhooks, and automatic resolve notifications. PagerDuty is a leader in digital operations management. In

Tutorial: Logstash Grok Patterns with Examples

Logstash can parse CSV and JSON files easily, but that’s because data in those formats are perfectly organized and ready for Elasticsearch analysis. Sometimes, though, we need to work with
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Okta Log Insights

This post will show you how Coralogix can provide analytics and insights for your Okta logs, both performance, and security. Okta is one of the leading Identity provider platforms in

Advanced Guide to Kibana Timelion

Kibana Timelion is a time-series based visualization language that enables you to analyze time-series data in a more flexible way. compared to other visualization types that Kibana offers. Instead of
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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

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. To get all the Coralogix dashboards

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

Guide: Parsing Multiline Logs

In the context of logging, multiline logs happen when a single log is written as multiple lines in the log file. This can either be caused by not using a
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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 visibility on clouds like AWS is that data originates from various sources across every layer of the application stack, is varied in format, frequency, and
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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

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