Sematext

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2007
  |  By fulya.uluturk
Ever found yourself drowning in a sea of log data, struggling to make sense of the overwhelming noise? Or perhaps faced a major system breakdown, only to find that your logs didn’t provide the answers you needed, leaving you in the dark? Effective logging is a critical yet often overlooked aspect of software development and operations, highlighting why logging is important – it’s the foundation upon which observability, troubleshooting, and system maintenance are built.
  |  By fulya.uluturk
Logs act as silent sentinels, recording every whisper of your application’s activity. They are invaluable chronicles illuminating system behavior, diagnosing issues, and providing crucial insights into your application’s health. However, the true power of logs lies not just in their existence, but in how they are formatted. Log formatting is pivotal in transforming these raw data streams into actionable intelligence.
  |  By Costas Pipilas
Running a Kubernetes cluster includes keeping an eye on it to make sure your apps and services are healthy. You don’t want to be staring at a bunch of Kubernetes dashboards all day, though. You want to set up kubernetes alerting with appropriate alerts instead, right? With k8s alerts, you will spot problems quickly in your Kubernetes cluster and hopefully fix them quickly as well. But what should you alert on? Here are the top 10 most important alerts you should set up for your Kubernetes cluster.
  |  By Costas Pipilas
Launching a mobile App is no walk in the park, especially when it comes to your App’s store position and ratings. One of the trickiest parts is maintaining a good App store rating. An App’s store ratings are the key to its success. If you’re serious about your App succeeding in an oversaturated market, it is vital to implement strategies to both increase and maintain your App’s store ratings.
  |  By Costas Pipilas
In the world of modern business, data drives decision-making. Every interaction, every transaction, and every click generates a series of data in the form of logs. These logs, often seen as plain text records, have the potential to unlock valuable business insights when analyzed correctly. In How to Create Log-Based Metrics to Improve Application Observability, we described the process of creating log-based metrics to improve application observability using Sematext Cloud.
  |  By Costas Pipilas
As a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) or DevOps professional, you are well aware of the importance of observability in ensuring the smooth functioning and performance of your applications. Observing and monitoring your applications can help you identify and resolve issues in real-time, resulting in increased reliability and improved user experience. Logs play a crucial role in this process as they provide detailed information about the activity and behavior of your applications.
  |  By John Demian
As APIs play a crucial role in connecting modern cloud applications, monitoring their availability and performance is a must if you want to provide a top-notch experience. A good API monitoring tool will help you build reliable APIs by identifying and resolving the issues before they reach your users. If you’re interested in such a solution, look no further. In this article, we reviewed some of the best API monitoring tools and services available today, both open source and commercial.
  |  By Sematext contributor
The World Wide Web’s transmission system is built on HTTP. To ensure an application that uses the HTTP transmission works, you must monitor it constantly. This is where an HTTP monitor comes in. In this tutorial, we’ll cover the fundamentals of HTTP monitors, including what they are, why they matter, and how to set one up.
  |  By Zachary McDaniel
Solr is widely adopted by startups and enterprises alike. It’s powerful and open-source, so it’s very appealing to just about everyone looking for a search platform to build off of. Being easily accessible, many people overlook the importance of monitoring Solr. Even when that importance is put into question, a lot of people continue with the trend and use an open-source tool for their monitoring needs.
  |  By Radu Gheorghe
We often get questions like: And while the 14-year-old in me is proud to say that we’ve done 24/7 support for clusters of 1000+ nodes holding many PB of data, I am quick to add that.
  |  By Sematext
Sematext Cloud's Fleet and Discovery makes managing agent installations and setting up service and log monitoring a super simple task. It lets you see, troubleshoot and manage each agent, use logs for diagnostics, and set up which services or logs you want to be monitored. Don't miss out on the opportunity to streamline your monitoring workflow and ensure the optimal performance of your technology stack.
  |  By Sematext
🚀 Looking for a monitoring solution for your Kubernetes clusters? In this step-by-step guide, we will have Sematext monitoring your cluster in under 3 minutes! 🌐 Whether you're navigating the cloud or managing local deployments, this quick and easy setup unlocks the power of full-stack monitoring, ensuring your system's health is at your fingertips. In this concise tutorial, we will learn how to set up customized alerts to stay ahead of potential issues, effortlessly monitor your infrastructure's performance, and establish centralized logging for your Kubernetes environment. 📊💡
  |  By Sematext
In this video, we will discuss what log levels are, how to use them in your application, and how to monitor your logs with Sematext. We break down the intricacies of log levels, guiding you through their significance and practical implementation. Elevate your DevOps game with insights on proactive issue detection and rapid problem resolution. With a centralized logging solution like Sematext Cloud, you can enhance collaboration, minimize downtime, and boost overall system performance.
  |  By Sematext
In this short clip, we look at what a pod is and the basic architecture of Kubernetes. To learn more, check out these resources: Chapters.
  |  By Sematext
Welcome to our Sematext vs. Datadog pricing comparison.
  |  By Sematext
In this talk, Radu will delve into the world of Elasticsearch and OpenSearch within Kubernetes. In this informative snippet, we uncover the best practices for deploying, managing, and optimizing these powerful search and analytics engines in your Kubernetes environment. Whether you're a seasoned developer, a DevOps enthusiast, or a data-driven professional, this presentation offers invaluable insights that will enhance your Elasticsearch and OpenSearch deployment strategies.
  |  By Sematext
Ready to dive into the world of Kubernetes? Join us in this beginner-friendly tutorial where we break down Kubernetes infrastructure, explore its fundamental components, and understand how it all fits together at a high level. Whether you're a developer, sysadmin, or just curious about Kubernetes, this video has you covered.
  |  By Sematext
🚀 Dive into the world of Elasticsearch performance with our expert at Sematext! In this insightful conference talk, we explore the crucial differences between Doc Values and Field Data, shedding light on the best practices for optimizing your Elasticsearch clusters. Discover how the choice between Doc Values and Field Data can significantly impact your Elasticsearch queries, indexing, and overall system efficiency. Gain the knowledge and insights to supercharge your Elasticsearch deployments.
  |  By Sematext
🚀 Elevate your OpenSearch game with Sematext! 🚀 Ready to excel in OpenSearch? Sematext offers top-tier Consulting, Training, and Production Support services, finely tuned to empower you with expertise in Opensearch's most critical aspects. Explore our comprehensive suite of services, meticulously designed to bolster your OpenSearch journey.
  |  By Sematext
Monitoring Elasticsearch metrics is absolutely essential! Monitoring gives you information about the functionality, overall condition, and performance of your Elasticsearch cluster.
  |  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!
  |  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.
  |  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!
  |  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!
  |  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!
  |  By Sematext
Evaluating Elasticsearch for a future project or preparing to "go live"? This e-book is an introduction to the working principles of Elasticsearch, with a focus on performance monitoring and tuning of production operations. This guide helps close the gap in understanding between team members such as developers, operations and their team leader. Enjoy and share!
  |  By Sematext
This Solr / SolrCloud Cheat Sheet shows you how to access all the new Solr features - Running Solr, Data Manipulation, Searching, Faceting, Streaming Aggregations, etc. Print it. Copy-paste from it. Use it when troubleshooting Solr performance issues. Enjoy and share!
  |  By Sematext
Looking to replace Splunk or a similar commercial solution with Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana (aka, "ELK stack" or "Elastic stack") or an alternative logging stack? In this eBook you'll find useful how-to instructions, screenshots, code, info about structured logging with rsyslog and Elasticsearch, and more. Enjoy and share!
  |  By Sematext
This Kubernetes Cheat Sheet puts all key Kubernetes commands (think kubectl) at your fingertips. Organized in logical groups from resource management (e.g. creating or listing pods, services, daemons), viewing and finding resources, to monitoring and logging. Enjoy and share!
  |  By Sematext
Evaluating docker for a future log management or monitoring project? This Docker cheat sheet covers all you need to know from creating and starting a container in one operation to executing commands in containers, Docker networks, Data cleanup and more. Enjoy and share!

Sematext Cloud is an all-in-one observability solution for modern-day software-based companies that provides key insights into front-end and back-end performance. Sematext encompasses infrastructure, real user & synthetic monitoring, transaction tracing, and log management. Sematext gives businesses full-stack visibility by exposing key performance issues quickly and easily through a single Cloud or On-Premise solution.