Splunk Connect for Syslog: Turnkey and Scalable Syslog GDI - Part 2

In part 1 of this series, we explored the design philosophy behind Splunk Connect for Syslog (SC4S), the goals of the design, and the new HEC-based transport architecture. In this installment, we'll cover the high-level configuration of SC4S and highlight relevant sections of the documentation that provides the details needed for deployment in a production environment.


Splunk Connect for Syslog: Turnkey and Scalable Syslog GDI - Part 1

In my 8+ years here at Splunk, some questions from customers and the Splunk professional community are repeatedly asked year after year, and questions around syslog data and how to onboard it properly is a prime example. A key question that “refuses to die” is: As an Admin, how do I easily ingest syslog data, at scale, while removing the requirement of up-front design work and “syslog-fu”?


StackRox + PagerDuty - Know about Your Kubernetes Security Issues, Now

StackRox has pioneered Kubernetes-native container security, bringing rich context and infrastructure-native enforcement to protecting Kubernetes and containers across build, deploy, and runtime. We recognize the importance of getting critical alerts about this cloud-native stack to the right team, at the right moment – by integrating with PagerDuty, we broadened the choices on how to do so.


App Performance Tuning: the Real vs the Pretend

Real talk: most companies in the industry today are not actually optimizing the performance of their apps. Sure, companies can say, “No, we tune our applications!” But when you look closely at what they’re doing, you realize it’s merely pretend. For this to not happen in your company, you need to realize what “pretend” performance tuning looks like and what real performance tuning looks like.

How to Anticipate Citrix End-User Performance Issues with Embedded Intelligence and Automation

Learn how to capture true end-to-end visibility into the health of your complete Citrix infrastructure showing automatically all the dependencies of the underlying elements that can impact end-user performance.

Observability: What Got You Here Won't Get You There

In the first wave of DevOps, practitioners embraced change to incorporate development into design and build processes. To successfully build the next generation of software, practitioners will need to catch the second wave of DevOps to focus on controlling and fine-tuning evolving architectures. Honeycomb CEO, Charity Majors, discusses how to ensure buildability, empower developers, and make a truly observable architecture that’s primed for success.

Making Your System Observable from the Outside In

The chants coming from conferences, newsletters, and books is relentless. “Observability observability observability”. You’ve heard it. I’ve said it. Now that I work on an observable system, I never want to be without it again. Observable systems are easier to understand, easier to control, and easier to fix. When building new systems, how you’ll observe it should be a key design consideration.


Why Should You Use Invocation Overhead Instead of Cold Start

Ever since FaaS platforms inception, blogs, and benchmarks measuring and analyzing "cold start" emerged. No wonder that the most searched term in the topic of serverless on Google is "cold start". However, using the term "cold start" distracts us from what we really care about - "Invocation Overheads". Although cold starts are a part of "invocation overheads", focusing solely on them is misleading.


Kong and codecentric AG Partner to Bring Kong Enterprise to Germany

Today, we’re announcing an exciting, new partnership with codecentric AG, a leading IT consultancy based in Germany. Through Kong’s growing Go-To-Market (GTM) Partner Program, Codecentric will help German companies accelerate their transition to microservices by adopting Kong Enterprise.