Recycling is an important part of my family’s weekly chore patterns. Our Amazon deliveries alone generate copious amounts of cardboard for our weekly pickup in the giant blue can. I also find myself trying to think about the longevity of the stuff I buy and try not to be wasteful. I feel a sense of pride. But there is one area where I just don’t think recycling makes sense -- and that’s with [...]
In order to effectively manage and monitor your infrastructure, a web admin needs clear and transparent information about the types of activity going on within their servers. Server logs provide a documented footprint of all traffic and errors that occur within an environment. Apache has two main log files, Error Logs, and Access Logs.
Microsoft Windows Internet Information Services (IIS) log files provide valuable information about the use and state of applications running on the web. However, it’s not always easy to find where those files are to determine important aspects of app usage like when requests for servers were made, by whom, and other user traffic concerns.
We are pleased to announce the release of Ingest Budgets, a new feature which enables our users to track and control how much data is ingested into Sumo Logic and avoid overages in environments where data ingestion can spike unexpectedly. With Ingest Budgets, users can create budgets with ingestion thresholds that either cap data ingestion to a daily limit or simply alert whenever the threshold is [...]
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.
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 [...]