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Reliable IoT Event Logging with syslog-ng

As I wrote above, the syslog-ng application is an enhanced logging daemon with a focus on portability and central log collection. Daemon means syslog-ng is an application running continuously in the background; in this case, it's collecting log messages. While Linux testing for many of today's...
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How to Create an Open Source Stack Using EFK

Managing an infrastructure of servers is a non-trivial task. When one cluster is misbehaving, logging in to multiple servers, checking each log, and using multiple filters until you find the culprit is not an efficient use of resources. The first step to improve the methods that handle your...
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Observability: The New Wave or Buzzword?

Monitoring tells you whether the system works. Observability lets you ask why it’s not working. — Baron Schwartz (@xaprb) October 19, 2017 In Monitoring in the time of Cloud Native, Cindy Sridharan views monitoring (alerting and overview dashboards) as the tip of the observability iceberg with...
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Tips for Automating Distributed Logging on Production Kubernetes

Any Kubernetes production environment will rely heavily on logs. Using built-in Kubernetes capabilities along with some additional data collection tools, you can easily automate log collection and aggregation for ongoing analysis of your Kubernetes clusters. At Kenzan, we typically try to separate...
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How Log Analysis Can Bring Front-End Engineers on Call

At the time series-focused Influx Days in San Francisco, presenters offered many unique views of log data. From talks on better analyzing log streams to bitter warnings against identifying what’s “normal,” the one-day event featured a range of ways enterprises can apply new techniques. The goal:...
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How To Tell If Your Linux Server Has Been Compromised

A server being compromised or hacked for the purpose of this guide is an unauthorized person or bot logging into the server in order to use it for their own, usually negative ends. Disclaimer: If your server has been compromised by a state organization like the NSA or a serious criminal group then...
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4 Ways to Watch or Monitor Log Files in Real Time

How can I see the content of a log file in real time in Linux? Well there are a lot of utilities out there that can help a user to output the content of a file while the file is changing or continuously updating. Some of the most known and heavily used utility to display a file content in real time...
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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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Facebook to Open Source LogDevice for Storing Logs from Distributed Data Centers

Facebook is planning to open source LogDevice, the company’s custom-built solution for storing logs collected from distributed data centers. The company made the announcement as part of its Scale conference. Logs are used to track database events. If a server suffers an outage for any reason,...
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A Checklist for Building Your Enterprise Logging Layer

In any discussion about big-picture topics such as cloud migration services, data centers, and microservices, the topic of enterprise logging can get relegated to an afterthought. But you do so at your peril, because without logging, you won't have critical visibility into your services in order to...
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