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Test Observability with Sumo Logic

The software industry has seen many evolutions. There is a new disruption in the market every five years or so. Software testing cannot remain isolated from all the latest trends and technologies. Testing strategies need to keep up with agile development, faster deployments and increasing customer demand for reliability and user-friendly interfacing. They need to be able to grow just as quickly and just as reliably as the business logic.

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Kubernetes vs Mesos vs Swarm

If you're reading this blog, you might ask yourself what container orchestration engines are, what problems they solve, and how the different engines distinguish themselves. Read on for a high-level overview of Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, and Apache Mesos, as well as a few of their notable similarities and differences.

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Learn how to use the common OpenTelemetry demo application with Sumo Logic

OpenTelemetry has gained significant adoption in the past year. This blog is about the common Otel demo application, but you can refer to this primer about OTel in general. Although it has gained recognition in the industry, there are still many people who haven’t started using OpenTelemetry. If you are interested in exploring its capabilities but you’re unsure where to start, keep reading.

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AWS Elastic Load Balancing: Classic Load Balancer vs. Application Load Balancer

If you use Amazon Web Services, you have two load balancing options for your applications: Classic Elastic Load Balancer (CLB) and Application Load Balancer (ALB). And while choice is always good, the CLB vs. ALB debate can be intimidating. Which load balancer is right for your application? Is ALB better than CLB, or vice versa? This blog explores these questions.

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AWS Lambda in Java 8: examples and instructions

Serverless computing is a modern cloud-based application architecture, where the application’s infrastructure and support services layer is completely abstracted from the software layer. Any computer program needs hardware to run on, so serverless applications are not “serverless” - they do run on servers - it’s just that the servers are not exposed as physical or virtual machines to the developer running the code.

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11 unique insights into SLOs and reliability management

A quarter has passed since we launched our Reliability Management capabilities that help developers focus on defining, monitoring and managing Service Level Objectives (SLOs) to drive great digital experiences. Reducing alert fatigue and balancing innovation with reliability are common outcomes that customers expect from Reliability Management. If you are new to SLOs, these insights from our customers capture common practices among peer developers.

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Learn about the meaning and value of cloud-native from experts at Atchison Technology, Qumu, Microsoft, and Techstrong Group

In the past decade, we've seen explosive growth in the adoption of the cloud-based infrastructure model. IT organizations are increasingly choosing to reduce their up-front investments in IT infrastructure by deploying their applications into cloud environments. These environments offer on-demand availability of data storage and computing power that organizations need to handle high volumes of data and growing demand for application access and services.

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Too many tools? Best practices for planning and implementing a successful IT tool consolidation strategy

IT tool consolidation is the ongoing and combined effort of all members of an IT organization to ensure that employees (only) use IT hardware, software and services that create and demonstrate explicit value for stakeholders in the business. The best metaphor for tool consolidation is in my kitchen, where common sense principles around value creation provide useful guidelines for any consolidation process.

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New AWS services? No problem! How Sumo Logic is evolving to meet your AWS observability needs

Every year, AWS re:Invent demonstrates the pivotal role that AWS plays as companies build their modern applications. Investing in a growing portfolio of AWS services can be key to a business’s ability to compete. But this often means additional complexity: more services, across more regions and accounts. Organizations need a way to ensure their applications running on AWS services are reliable and secure. Enter Sumo Logic.

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Prepare your IT systems for Black Friday with best practices and strategies from Ulta Beauty

For retail and e-commerce companies, exponential traffic spikes are a holiday season tradition that often peaks on Black Friday. And Ulta Beauty knows this all too well. As the largest beauty retailer in the US today, operating 1,300 stores nationwide, Ulta experienced the growing pains of its on-premises IT environment: slow rollouts, tedious infrastructure management, and a lack of visibility into critical systems. Sound familiar?