In October of last year, I joined Sumo Logic to lead sales and go-to-market functions with the goal of successfully launching our newly established Japan region in Tokyo. The launch was highly received by our customers, partners, prospects and peers in the Japanese market and everyone walked away from the event optimistic about the future and hungry for more! It certainly was an exciting time not only for the [...]
Puppet is a software configuration management and deployment tool that is available both as an open source tool and commercial software. It’s most commonly used on Linux and Windows to pull the strings on multiple application servers at once. It includes its own declarative language to describe system configurations. In today’s cloud environments that consist of hundreds of distributed machines, Puppet can help in [...]
As discussed in our previous post, we recently had the opportunity to present some interesting challenges and proposed directions for data science and machine learning (ML) at the 2018 Scale By the Bay conference. While the excellent talks and panels at the conference were too numerous to cover here, I wanted to briefly summarize three talks in particular that I found to represent some really interesting (to me) [...]
Site reliability engineers (SREs) rely on monitoring and analytics tools like Sumo Logic to guarantee uptime and performance of their applications and various components or services in production. The ability to visually monitor, automatically generate alerts and efficiently troubleshoot an issue in real time has become table stakes for any modern SRE team.
There’s really nothing cooler than reaching that moment in education when you’re ready to translate. Success can be measured many ways but one of the most effective is that you’re ready to transcend your native language and start educating customers in another language. The key phrases and stock analogies you’ve used so far are about to be put to the test. Can you help others in another language?
Today’s cross-functional engineering teams struggle to monitor, troubleshoot, and secure their microservices because the technology is changing so quickly and their traditional tools just haven’t kept up. The insights required to quickly solve customer issues requires deep visibility into every part of the modern application stack - cloud platforms, container and orchestration platforms, custom code, [...]
Democratizing data is one of our key product goals, and we share a similar approach to content. With over half a million words, our Sumo Logic documentation set is a substantial amount of information to provide to our users on the various ways you can collect logs and metrics, query that information, and turn it into meaningful visualizations. But the real trick is making sure that people can find what they need [...]
Dealing with IT outages and downtime is one of the biggest technical challenges of the modern era, costing North American businesses an estimated $700 billion per year. Today's world of interconnected cloud services and microservice architectures has created infinitely more opportunities for something to go wrong and disrupt service. When that happens, there's an urgent need to alert the right people or teams to fix [...]
AWS is the most popular cloud platform for enterprises, and with good reason. Amazon has massive infrastructure around the world, and many years of experience with it. Whether your network is completely on the cloud or you have a hybrid network, using AWS saves your business a lot of money and physical space.
Designed for users, this series deep-dives into every aspect of analyzing your data. Run as a "how-to" webinar, this session walks viewers through data searching, filtering, parsing, and advanced analytics. This series concludes with "how to"details to create dashboards and alerts to monitor your data and get Sumo Logic to work for you.
Learn the basics for how to search, parse and analyze the logs and metrics that are important to your organization. This session will guide you through running searches, simple parsing and basic analytics on your data. Learn how to convert your queries to charts and add them to Dashboards to help you visualize trends and easily identify anomalies. Lastly, learn how Alerts can help you stay on top of your critical [...]
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