Graham Watts is an AWS Certified Solutions Architect and Sales Engineer at Sumo Logic.
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*Authored by Kevin Keech, Director of Support at Sumo Logic, and Graham Watts, Senior Solutions Engineer at Sumo Logic Many Sumo Logic customers ask, “How can I use Sumo Logic for support and customer success teams?” If you need a better customer experience to stay ahead of the competition, Sumo Logic can help. In this post, I will describe why and how support and customer success teams use Sumo Logic, and [...]
Organizations are increasingly moving workloads, applications and infrastructure to Amazon Web Services (AWS) to leverage the cost, scale and agility the cloud has to offer. Moving to the cloud has become an imperative in order to keep pace with their competitors who are already taking similar steps. However, these same organizations are all finding that their legacy security and networking tools have many gaps in [...]
Whether you're new to automating your image builds with Packer, new to Sumo Logic, or just new to integrating Packer and Sumo Logic, this post guides you through creating an image with Sumo Logic baked in. We'll use AWS as our cloud provider, and show how to create custom machine images in one command that allow you to centralize metrics and logs from applications, OSs, and other workloads on your machines. Overview [...]
Are you using Terraform and looking for a way to easily monitor your cloud infrastructure? Whether you're new to Terraform, or you control all of your cloud infrastructure through Terraform, this post provides a few examples how to integrate Sumo Logic's monitoring platform into Terraform-scripted cloud infrastructure. *This article discusses how to integrate the Sumo Logic collector agent with your EC2 resources. [...]
I’ve recently received some questions about the AWS Application Load Balancer, what advantages it provides, and how to monitor it. AWS is already calling the original Elastic Load Balancer it’s ‘Classic’ Load Balancer, so if you’re anxious to understand why so many are using it over the Classic ELB, this post is for you.
Curious about Infrastructure as Code (IaC)? Whether you're new to AWS CloudFormation, or you control all of your cloud infrastructure through CloudFormation templates, this post demonstrates how to integrate Sumo Logic's monitoring platform into an AWS CloudFormation stack. Collect Logs and Metrics from your Stack Sumo Logic's ability to Unify your Logs and Metrics can be built into your CloudFormation Templates. [...]
The AWS Well Architected Framework's Security Pillar defines cloud security best practices with five Design Principles and five focus areas. First, I'll describe the Security Design Principles, and some Sumo Logic capabilities that will help you adhere to them. Then, I'll list the five focus areas with corresponding, investigative questions you can ask to ensure your architecture is secure. A link to the next pillar [...]