Many of the world’s best known brands are using Sumo Logic to help them harness the power of real-time machine data analytics and get the continuous intelligence needed to build, run and secure modern applications and accelerate digital business transformation. This two-day conference will bring together practitioners and leaders across IT ops, DevOps and security for hands-on training, certifications, technical sessions and real-world case studies from peers and partners, to learn how to get the most out of the Sumo Logic platform.
Please note that agenda content and times are subject to change.
Get Started: 5 Steps to Start Monitoring Your Data
Hands-on Labs: Apply Your Knowledge
Certification Exam: Verify Your Skills
*Personal laptops are required for training
Learn how our engineers are leading the modern application revolution and using Sumo Logic to monitor and troubleshoot our own application services.
Learn how to use Sumo Logic with your configuration management and deployment automation tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt, etc. Also, explore using Sumo Logic's collection APIs to make your own customized collection approaches.
Learn best practices about what type of instrumentation and data you need to monitor your application with Sumo Logic - including cloud platforms, containers, and custom applications. You will also learn how best to instrument your application, collect the data, and then leverage that data within Sumo Logic, as well as how to use data formats and metadata to make your data effective.
Hear how Sumo Logic has engineered and evolved it's cloud-native platform in AWS over the past seven years. Learn about the challenges and how we overcame them, hear stories from the engineers who have lived through it all, and what they are excited about in the future.
Advance your Knowledge
Hands-on Labs: Apply your Knowledge
Certification Exam: Verify your Skills
*Personal laptops are required for training
Learn about the various "knobs" you can take advantage of in Sumo Logic that will allow you to get the best performance for your users - including indexing for logs, scheduled views, time-series metrics, and more.
Learn how to unleash the power of Sumo Logic for your users, without requiring them to learn the query language. You will learn how to use some of our newest functionality, plus current best practices, to help your users get the most out of Sumo Logic.
Take a deep dive into using APIs to integrate Sumo Logic analytics into your ecosystem. Learn how to use the Sumo Logic Query APIs to build customized integrations to log and metrics-based data sources (including examples using Java, Python, R, etc.).
Ask a Sumo Expert - bring your toughest questions and learn some tips and techniques for troubleshooting and optimizing your Sumo experience
Join us for cocktails and appetizers, show off your certifications and celebrate all of the knowledge learned over the course of the day. Network with your peers, Sumo Logic experts and team.
Join this session to get a broad view of Sumo Logic’s capabilities and understand how it can help you get visibility into your machine data. Learn how to take advantage of Sumo Apps to get value immediately. Get some hands-on experience when you tackle our education labs. At the end of this session, take the Sumo Pro User certification exam and start bragging.
Join this session to get a deeper look at Sumo’s capabilities. Learn advanced analytics to correlate your logs and metrics and easily identify those trends and critical events that are important to your organization. Participate in our hands-on labs to help you cement the knowledge learned. At the end of this session, take the Sumo Power User certification exam and show off your skills.
Presentation From CEO
Fireside Chat with Reid Hoffman
Sumo Logic’s Unified Logs and Metrics (ULM) is the industry first machine data analytics platform to natively collect and analyze metrics and log data together in real-time. This session addresses the current challenges in managing modern application with disparate solutions, the benefits of a unified analytics solution and the best practices in improving application and infrastructure availability and performance.
Agility is the cornerstone to the DevOps movement and developers are continuously working to integrate and deploy (CI/CD) code to the cloud, to ensure applications are seamlessly updated and current, but what about being secure? Security best practices and compliance are now the responsibility of everyone in the development lifecycle and continuous security is a critical component of the continuous deployment process. Discover how DevSecOps is the new and improved DevOps and how you can incorporate security best practices into your current DevOps operations, gain visibility into compliance posture and identify potential risks and threats in your environment.
Case study: Effectively migrating to the Cloud (Xero)
Case study: Migrating from ELK to Sumo (Canary)
More to come!
Illuminate will feature keynotes from industry leaders on the trends driving the future of machine learning, analytics and modern business, including LinkedIn Co-Founder and VC Reid Hoffman, Sumo Logic CEO Ramin Sayar and more.
An accomplished entrepreneur, executive, and investor, Reid Hoffman has played an integral role in building many of today’s leading consumer technology businesses.
In 2003 Hoffman co-founded LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional networking service. LinkedIn is thriving with more than 500 million members around the world.
In 2009 Hoffman joined Greylock Partners. He focuses on building products that can reach hundreds of millions of participants and businesses that have network effects.
He currently serves on the boards of Airbnb, Edmodo, Convoy, Blockstream and a few early stage companies still in stealth. In addition, he serves on a number of not-for-profit boards, including Kiva, Mozilla Corporation, Endeavor, and CZI Biohub. Prior to joining Greylock, he angel invested in many influential internet companies, including Facebook, Flickr, Last.fm, and Zynga.
Hoffman is the co-author of two New York Times best-selling books: The Start-Up of You and The Alliance. His next book is focused on “blitzscaling”, based on his Stanford course of the same name.
Hoffman earned a master’s degree in philosophy from Oxford University, where he was a Marshall Scholar, and a bachelor’s degree with distinction in symbolic systems from Stanford University.
As CEO, Ramin brings 20 years of industry experience as a strategic and operating leader of both small and large organizations, and has a strong track record of developing innovative products in both emerging and mature markets. Ramin joined Sumo Logic from VMware where he formulated the strategy for and built the industry’s leading private cloud management products. The Cloud Management Business Unit became the fastest growing business within VMware, with nearly $1 billion in revenue during his nearly five-year tenure. Previously, Ramin held executive roles at leading enterprises, including Vice President of Products and Strategy at HP Software, Senior Director of Products at Mercury Software, Director of Products and Solutions at TIBCO, Product Line Marketing Manager at iPlanet Software, and Product Line Marketing Manager at Netscape. He also serves on the technology and executive boards of various startup companies. Ramin holds an MBA from San Jose State University and B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
There are a number of reasons to attend! This event will provide the opportunity to participate in technical trainings and certifications, no matter what level of experience you have. In addition, this will also be a fantastic opportunity to network and exchange information with your peers, hear the latest innovations coming from the Sumo Logic team, and learn practical ways to enhance your day-to-day use of the Sumo Logic platform.
The event will be located at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Hotel in Burlingame, CA.
Registration is officially open, and we are currently offering early bird discount. To register click on the Register button on the event website.
The cost to attend Illuminate is $350 which includes training and certification sessions on September 12. We will be offering an Early Bird price of $250 through August 1, 2017.
Our cancellation policy is as follows:
If cancelled by 7/20/2017 100.00%
If cancelled by 8/30/2017 50.00%
If cancelled by 9/11/2017 0.00%
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Whether you are new to Sumo Logic or already have some knowledge under your belt, we encourage all attendees to take part in the training day.
These sessions will include two tracks:
**Attendees should plan to bring your laptop and join the hands-on labs to help cement the knowledge learned throughout the day.
There will be a section on the registration landing page where you can register for trainings. Stay tuned!
If you have a promo code, once you get to the payment page it will ask you to enter it. After you’ve entered the code the price will adjust accordingly.
We accept all major credit cards including Visa and MasterCard.
Sumo Logic does not have an official block of rooms available for the conference, but you can contact the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Hotel directly for availability and reservations.
Additionally, there are a number of hotels very close to the Hyatt Regency including Embassy Suites by Hilton, Doubletree by Hilton, and Crowne Plaza. For additional lodging options please click here.
We can help! Check out the Justification Letter, it has all the information you need to demonstrate the value of the conference. You can use it as-is or customize it for your needs.
Yes! We are looking for customer presentations for our upcoming Illuminate user conference to highlight real-world strategies and stories about how machine data analytics have provided business value to your organization and customers. Topics can span the following areas:
Ready to share your story? Please send a one paragraph abstract, title, key learning benefits and bio to Melissa Liton at email@example.com. If your session is accepted, you’ll receive one complimentary registration to Illuminate as well as branding and promotional opportunities for your session.
Deadline for submission is July 22, 2017.
We’d love to hear from you. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to answer any additional questions.