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Create and View Custom Trace Data in User Node.js Code

Tracing is a convenient way for developers to monitor and analyze application performance at runtime. Node.js offers a few options to generate and diagnose custom trace data in JavaScript applications. The built-in trace mechanism supports centralized tracing for not only V8 and Node.js core, but...
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Carla Schroder takes a tour of her three favorite service monitors: Apachetop, Monit, and Supervisor.

3 Cool Linux Service Monitors

The Linux world abounds in monitoring apps of all kinds. We're going to look at my three favorite service monitors: Apachetop, Monit, and Supervisor. They're all small and fairly simple to use. apachetop is a simple real-time Apache monitor. Monit monitors and manages any service, and Supervisor is...
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In the final article in this series, we provide more details on using rsyslog and discuss some important networking considerations.

Remote Logging With Syslog, Part 4: Log Rotation

As you’ll recall, we’ve been taking a deep dive into the rsyslog tool for logging -- we presented an overview in the first article, took a look at the main config file in the second article, and examined some logfile rules and sample configurations in the third. In this final article in the series...
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Elastic Stack
Giovanni Bechis, explains how ELK can be used to aggregate any kind of data in a productive way, in this preview of his upcoming talk at LinuxCon Europe.

Managing Log Files and More With Elastic Stack

Managing log files is becoming increasingly harder with growing amounts of data and differing file formats. Giovanni Bechis, in his upcoming talk at LinuxCon Europe, describes a solution using the ELK stack (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana), which he says let's you easily collect, parse, and manage...
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