Operations | Monitoring | ITSM | DevOps | Cloud

June 2019

Deploying the LogDNA Agent With Helm

Logging your Kubernetes clusters to LogDNA is already a breeze, and now the LogDNA Kubernetes agent Helm chart makes it even easier. Helm is the official package manager for Kubernetes. With Helm, deploying and managing Kubernetes applications is as simple as typing a single command. This makes deploying the LogDNA agent across your cluster absolutely effortless.

5 Splunk Alternatives - Faster, Affordable Log Management Solutions

Learn the best Splunk alternative, what to look for in alternative solutions, and other factors like logging features, speed, ease of use, deployment, scalability, and cost.What Does Splunk Do?Since its first release in 2007, Splunk quickly became one of the leading log management solutions. Its focus on enterprise grade log analysis and security incident and event management (SIEM) made it the de facto choice for organizations generating large volumes of log files and machine data.

How to Monitor Activity in Your IBM Cloud with LogDNA

Cloud environments are becoming increasingly complex, with applications and even infrastructures changing constantly. Despite their dynamic nature, these environments must be monitored constantly for teams to ensure the stability, security, and performance of workloads running in them. Tracking these infrastructure changes is one of the most important—and one of the most difficult—parts of maintaining a cloud environment.

Updating Your LogDNA AWS CloudWatch Integration

AWS CloudWatch Logs gives you full visibility into your AWS infrastructure, from individual workloads to the services that bind them. Monitoring these logs helps ensure their smooth and continued operation, ongoing stability, and performance. Integrating CloudWatch Logs with LogDNA makes it easier to parse, search, and analyze AWS logs in order to detect anomalies and troubleshoot problems faster.

Why the LogDNA Agent Runs As Root

One question that customers often ask is “why does the LogDNA agent need to run as root?” With IT departments and DevSecOps teams pushing to secure systems against cyberattacks, running a cloud-based logging agent as root sounds like a huge risk. While it’s true that you should avoid running applications as root, there are several reasons why our agent runs as root out of the box and several ways that we reduce your risk of attack.