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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.
Near Real-Time Log Collection From Amazon S3 Storage

We are very excited to announce a new capability for our Amazon S3 sources. Until recently, the only method Sumo Logic used for discovering new data in an S3 bucket was periodic polling. However, with our new notification-based approach, users can now configure S3 sources such that Sumo Logic is notified immediately (via AWS SNS) […]

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Intrinsic vs Meta Tags: What’s the Difference and Why Does it Matter?

Tag-based metrics are typically used by IT operations and DevOps teams to make it easier to design and scale their systems. Tags help you to make sense of metrics by allowing you to filter on things like host, cluster, services, etc. However, knowing which tags to use, and when, can be confusing. For instance, have […]

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5 Best Practices for Using Sumo Logic Notebooks for Data Science

This year, at Sumo Logic’s third annual user conference, Illuminate 2018, we presented Sumo Logic Notebooks as a way to do data science in Sumo Logic. Sumo Logic Notebooks are an experimental feature that integrate Sumo Logic, notebooks and common machine learning frameworks. They are a bold attempt to go beyond what the current Sumo […]

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How to Monitor Azure Services with Sumo Logic

New Azure Apps & Integrations Released This week at the Microsoft Ignite, we unveiled two new Sumo Logic applications for Microsoft Azure services — Azure SQL Database and Azure Active Directory — and two new native integrations with Azure Monitor and Blob Storage. As a cloud-native company, our goal at Sumo Logic is to give […]

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Sumo Logic Releases 11 New Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Apps for Continued Multi-Cloud Support

New Google Cloud Platform Apps Today, Sumo Logic is proud to announce that we have released 11 brand new Google Cloud Platform (GCP) applications to the existing Sumo Logic App Catalog. We continue to see momentum and adoption of multiple cloud providers by our customers and this release reinforces our commitment to providing our customers […]

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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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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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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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RSA CSO Corner: Okta & Sumo Logic Talk MFA, Minimizing Risk in the Cloud

RSA Conference 2018 is in full swing and our very own Sumo Logic CSO, George Gerchow, will be live at the show all week talking to customers and partners for our CSO Corner video series. Yesterday, George caught up with one of our partners, Ernesto Tey, VP of global ISV alliances at Okta, outside of the Sumo […]

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