IT professional have been using logs for a number of years to do troubleshooting. But in the last 15 years, log management has become a critical tool for Developer, IT Ops, and Security teams because of the richness of data and the availability of tools that can extract insights from that data. This space has seen tremendous improvements in the last five years as well powered by two fundamental shifts: the emergence of the cloud and new Big Data technologies.
With today's log management system, you can:
- Collect all your log data
- Index it and search it with keywords
- Write powerful queries to ask questions of this data and get answers in seconds and minutes
- Set up proactive alerting and monitoring for operational use cases
- Deliver powerful reports for audit use cases
You can do all this and more without having to install software or servers to run a log management solution. This is made possible by log management solutions like Sumo Logic that delivers log management as a service, providing necessary scalability, rapid innovation without the headache of upgrades, little maintenance, and faster time to value.
Unlike log management servers, you can get started almost immediately for free (no infrastructure or set up overhead) with Sumo Logic. Start with a few logs and scale as you see the value behind the data.
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