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Apr 8, 2020   |  By Adnan Rahi
Where are Docker container logs stored? There’s a short answer, and a long answer. The short answer, that will satisfy your needs in the vast majority of cases, is: From here you need to ship logs to a central location, and enable log rotation for your Docker containers. Let me elaborate on why with the long answer below.
Mar 31, 2020   |  By John Demian
Website performance is important as it directly impacts your business bottom line, this is why picking the right website monitoring service crucial! They perform regular tests and alert you whenever your site is down, making it easier for you to spot track down issues and solve them. There are lots of options out there from simple uptime and transaction monitoring to complex web performance monitoring solutions.
Mar 30, 2020   |  By John Demian
So you finally launched your service worldwide, great! The next thing you’ll see is thousands and thousands of people flooding into your amazing website from all corners of the world expecting to have the same experience regardless of their location. Here is where things get tricky. Having an infrastructure that will support the expansion of your service across the globe without sacrificing user experience is going to be real though as distance will introduce latency.
Mar 23, 2020   |  By John Demian
There are 1.3 billion websites out there in the great unknown and it’s hard not to think about what makes them different from one another. Why do users flock to one website and ignore the other completely? One major differentiator is, of course, content. I’m not going to dwell on what type of content is better. Another reason why users stick to one website over another is the user experience. Today we’ll be looking at a third major differentiator: Website Performance.
Feb 25, 2020   |  By Adnan Rahi
Have you ever grown tired of running the same kubectl commands again and again? Well the good folks over at the Kubernetes team understand you. With the addition of custom resources and the operator pattern, you can now make use of extensions, or addons as I like to call them, to the Kubernetes API that help you manage applications and components. Operators follow Kubernetes principles including the control loop.
Nov 7, 2018   |  By Sematext
If you manage Elasticsearch clusters you’ll find this cheat sheet created by Sematext Elasticsearch experts very handy. In it you will find a comprehensive list of copy-paste curl snippets for allocation, caches, segment merges, performance troubleshooting and quite a bit more. Enjoy and share!
Nov 7, 2018   |  By Sematext
The Cloud Native movement and migration of applications to microservice architectures require general visibility and observability into software behavior. OpenTracing aims to offer a consistent, unified, and tracer-agnostic instrumentation API for a wide range of frameworks, platforms and programming languages.
Nov 1, 2018   |  By Sematext
This Elasticsearch Developer Cheat Sheet provides a comprehensive list of key Elasticsearch operations every developer needs – index creation, deletion, mapping manipulation, indexing API, ingestion API, querying, aggregations, document relations (nested and parent child) and more! Enjoy and share!
Nov 1, 2018   |  By Sematext
In this reference architecture document, you will find out about all key Docker metrics to watch. Following that, you will learn how to set up monitoring and logging for a Docker UCP cluster. Specifically, this e-book shows how to use Sematext Docker Agent to collect metrics, events and logs for all Docker hosts and containers. Enjoy and share!
Oct 1, 2018   |  By Sematext
This Solr / SolrCloud Metrics API Cheat Sheet shows you how to access all the new Solr metrics – Jetty Metrics, JVM Metrics, Solr Node Metrics, Core OS metrics, etc. Print it. Copy-paste from it. Use it when troubleshooting Solr performance issues. Enjoy and share!
Aug 27, 2019   |  By Sematext
A breakdown of Sematext Experience, an easy-to-use Real User Monitoring solution, adding to the Sematext Cloud observability toolbelt, which encompasses Log Management, Infrastructure Monitoring, Tracing and now, Real User Monitoring.
Apr 22, 2019   |  By Sematext
A user looking for “awesome smartphone 2018” is likely really after “+review:awesome +category:smartphone +release_date:2018”. A clever use of (e)dismax might get us pretty close to where we want, but it’s not real query understanding. There are other ways, of course, like training a model that will, based on the keyword, guess which field it’s looking into.
Dec 10, 2018   |  By Sematext
DockerCon, The #1 Container Industry Conference. Dec 3-5, 2018, Barcelona
Nov 15, 2018   |  By Sematext
Video explaining how to use Logsene for troubleshooting using logs.
Oct 17, 2018   |  By Sematext
Your software stack likely consists of web servers, search engines, queues, databases, etc. Each part of your stack emits its own metrics and logs. Depending on the size of your team and structure, different team members might have permissions to look at one set of data, but not the other. Some data is needed for troubleshooting and can be discarded after just a few days, while more important data might need to be kept for months for legal or capacity planning purposes.