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Blogs in the DevOps Category Keeping up with the ever-evolving world of DevOps can be a challenge, so stay on top of the latest developments with these posts from Sumo Logic. Topics include delivery and deployment best practices, news stories, how-to posts, and discussions of using the Sumo Logic platform to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your DevOps team.
Docker Logging Example

Docker is hard. Don’t get me wrong. It’s not the technology itself that is difficult…It’s the learning curve. Committing to a Docker-based infrastructure means committing to a new way of thinking, which can be a harsh adjustment from the traditional thinking behind bare metal and virtualized servers. Because of Docker’s role-based container methodology, simple things […]

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Monitor AWS Lambda Functions with Sumo Logic

Serverless computing with AWS Lambda is an increasingly popular business solution, but keeping track of Lambda function activity isn’t always so easy. Sumo Logic’s integration with AWS CloudTrail’s logging of Lambda data events helps you continuously monitor your Lambda functions and gain insight into the AWS Lambda function activity. The adoption of serverless computing has […]

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Optimizing Cloud Security: Amazon GuardDuty and Sumo Logic

Security concerns and skill shortages continue to impede cloud adoption Migration to the cloud is still being hampered by the security concerns this new frontier poses to these organizations and due to the same cybersecurity skills gaps already present in many if not most of these organizations today. This was highlighted in a 2017 survey […]

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Monitoring Kubernetes-powered Apps with Sumo Logic

Microservices, Docker and Kubernetes everywhere The best practices for modern application architecture have evolved greatly over the past several years.  The world has moved away from monolithic architectures and toward container-based microservices that allow for greater development flexibility, more efficient testing and deployment, and easier distribution of development tasks.  s Docker and containers have grown […]

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Docker Logs vs. VM Logs: The Essential Differences

Logging is one of the many ways in which virtual machines fundamentally differ from Docker containers. It’s also an aspect of migrating to Docker that can be easy to overlook—but one that you absolutely need to plan for if you intend to get the most out of Dockerized infrastructure and from Docker logs. In this […]

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How Should We Monitor Docker Now?

“How should we be monitoring our containerized apps, as we move into production?”  With Docker’s capabilities and methods for monitoring and logging evolving so quickly, even experienced Docker admins are revisiting this question. Our Data Collection Engineering team is continuously working to stay aligned with Docker’s capabilities and to improve and simplify our docker integrations. […]

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The Top 5 Reasons to Attend Illuminate

We are nearly three weeks away from our very first user conference Illuminate! The entire team is excited to bring together our customers, partners, practitioners and leaders across IT ops, DevOps and security for hands-on training, certifications, technical sessions and real-world case studies to help attendees get the most out of the Sumo Logic platform. Here’s […]

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Understanding and Analyzing IIS Logs

If you administer web servers—or any kind of Windows server, really—there is a good chance that you work at least occasionally with IIS logs. IIS logs store data from Internet Information Services (IIS), Microsoft’s website and web application hosting product. Whether you are a seasoned IIS administrator, or just need to learn to work occasionally […]

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“Sumo Logic brings everything together into one interface 
where we Hudl can quickly scan across 1,000 servers across and gigabytes of logs and quickly identify problems. It’s awesome software 
and awesome support.”

Jon Dokuli,
VP of Engineering

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