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Blogs in the Cloud and Cloud Services Category As the use of cloud computing and cloud-based IT infrastructure continues to grow, so does the need to understand all aspects of the concept. Read up on Sumo Logic's blog posts to learn about a wide variety of cloud topics including, analytics, monitoring, data centers, virtual infrastructure, security, compliance, and more. Stay on top of the cloud.
A Primer on Building a Monitoring Strategy for Amazon RDS

In a previous blog post, we talked about Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS). RDS is one of the most popular cloud-based database services today and extensively used by Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers for its ease of use, cost-effectiveness and simple administration. Although as a managed service, RDS doesn’t require database administrators (DBAs) to do […]

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Comparing AWS Data Warehouse & Analytics Services — Migrating to AWS Part 3

AWS Data Warehouse and Analytics Services In this final article of our three-part blog series, we will introduce you to two popular data services from Amazon Web Services (AWS): Redshift and Elastic Map Reduce (EMR). These services are ideal for AWS customers to store large volumes of structured, semi-structured or unstructured data and query them […]

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What is Blockchain, Anyway? And What Are the Biggest Use Cases?

Everyone’s talking about blockchain these days. In fact, there is so much hype about blockchains — and there are so many grand ideas related to them — that it’s hard not to wonder whether everyone who is excited about blockchains understands what a blockchain actually is. If, amidst all this blockchain hype, you’re asking yourself […]

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DevOps Redemption: Don’t Let Outdated Data Analytics Tools Slow You Down

You know what’s not fun for DevOps engineers? Manually investigating and troubleshooting issues within their applications. It’s also no longer feasible in today’s highly complex and fast moving IT landscape. Gone are the days of using legacy on-premises tools for modern applications and infrastructures because they simply aren’t compatible. You need a log analytics solution […]

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Log Management and Analytics for the AWS ELB Classic Service

Quick Refresher Earlier this year, we showed you how to monitor Amazon Web Services Elastic Load Balancer (AWS ELB) with Cloudwatch. This piece is a follow up to that, and will focus on Classic Load Balancers. Classic Load Balancers provide basic load balancing across multiple Amazon EC2 instances and operate at both the request level […]

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Accelerate Data Analytics with Sumo Logic’s Logs-to-Metrics Solution

If you’re building a new application from scratch and are responsible for maintaining its availability and performance, you might wonder whether you should be monitoring logs or metrics. For us, it’s a no-brainer that you’ll want both: metrics are fast and efficient for proactively monitoring the health of your system, while logs are essential for […]

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Transform Graphite Data into Metadata-Rich Metrics using Sumo Logic’s Metrics Rules

Graphite Metrics are one of the most common metrics formats in application monitoring today. Originally designed in 2006 by Chris Davis at Orbitz and open-sourced in 2008, Graphite itself is a monitoring tool now used by many organizations both large and small. It accepts metrics from a wide variety of sources, including popular daemons like […]

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Crash Course to Monitoring Kubernetes: The K8s Anatomy (Part 1)

Kubernetes Is Winning It’s no secret that Kubernetes is the leader when it comes to container orchestration platforms. Since its 2014 release, the open source project has taken the world by storm and become one of the biggest success stories in the open source community. Housed by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Kubernetes has the […]

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Sumo Logic Partners with IP Intelligence Leader Neustar to Meet Growing Customer Needs at Scale

Customers are visiting your website, employees are logging into your systems and countless machines are talking to each other in an effort to deliver the perfect user experience. We’d like to believe that all of these individuals and machines are operating with the best of intentions, but how can we be so sure? One possible answer […]

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Comparing AWS S3 and Glacier Data Storage Services – Migrating to AWS Part 1

Making a Data Storage Choice Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the most popular cloud service provider today. Since inception, AWS has pioneered and revolutionized the way modern organizations deploy, operate and manage their IT services in a virtualized environment. Thousands of companies around the world have either partially or fully migrated their IT workload to […]

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How to Build a Scalable, Secure IoT Platform on GCP in 10 Days

The cloud is an attractive proposition not just for enterprises, but also for startups looking to disrupt markets. Leveraging the cloud, innovative startup teams can disrupt legacy business models and markets by reducing cost and time to market. Most developers have a very good understanding of Amazon Web Services (AWS), but not too many have […]

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