LOG ANALYTICS BLOG

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
Guide-RegEx-101

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,
aws-centralized-logging-guide

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
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.
kubernetes

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.
ELK vs Graylog

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
Coralogix GDPR ready

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
coralogix ruby integration

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
CORALOGIX NODE SUPPORT

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
provision coralogix on heroku

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
become a better developer

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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DevOps: Overcoming the Barriers to Adoption

Considering the countless benefits of incorporating DevOps into practices, the barriers that are often faced towards adoption can be considered comical. If you’re facing difficulties in convincing the higher-ups that
testing Vs Debugging

Testing Vs Debugging, which do you prefer?

“My job, in theory, is to build, test, deploy and maintain software. My job, in reality, is more like the Sisyphus vortex.” This is the response I received from a
papertrail alternatives

Papertrail alternatives – why you should check them

What Is Papertrail? Papertrail describes itself as “frustration-free log management.” This characterization is relatively accurate, as its platform focuses on helping users manage their own logs, rather than intelligently analyzing
C# time saving tools

5 time-saving tools for C# development

John Lennon once famously said ‘Imagine there’s no debugging. It’s easy if you try.’ Ok…he didn’t say exactly that, but he would have if he’d tried to do some C#

What to consider when choosing a cloud provider

These days, it seems like platform and infrastructure services are more available than ever. With 4 large cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCE and Softlayer) and countless others with specialties (DigitalOcean,
terms devops need to know

Terms Every Devops Pro Needs to Know

Fully implementing a DevOps culture is a demanding endeavor for even the best-prepared organization. In addition to developing new workflows and processes to integrate the development and operations functions of
reduce cloud costs

5 intermediate level tips to reduce cloud costs

Cloud costs. Everybody wants to keep them down as much as possible while maintaining reliability and service quality. In this post, we’d like to go beyond the more obvious recommendations,
Key Steps to Implementing Enterprise Devops

Key Steps to Implementing Enterprise DevOps

Whether your team is currently using an Agile approach to manage its software development or has yet to institute a formal project management system, implementing enterprise DevOps solutions is a
Java logging how to

Five Tools Every Java Developer Needs

There are a lot of tools out there but these are the ones you really need Search the internet for “Java Developer Tools” and millions of articles come back. You’ll
loggly alternatives

Loggly Alternatives

If you’re looking to gain more than just logging management from your log management host, Loggly isn’t the only company you should be considering. Here are a few pointers that
dark side micro services

The dark side of Micro services

If you build it right and not just use it as a buzz word, I believe we can all agree that microservices are great and that they make your code & production

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