Hey folks, it’s that time of year again. I’m not talking about the end of summer; I’m talking about VMworld, of course! VMworld has been my jam for the last few years here at LogicMonitor, but this year I’m focused on some other cool projects hitting the market soon, including LM Exchange (you may have seen a sneak preview if you attended our inaugural user conference, Level Up).
If you are reading this article, you’re probably familiar with syslog, a logging tool that has been around since the 1980s. It is a daemon present in most Linux-based operating systems. By default, syslog (and variants like rsyslog) on Linux systems can be used to forward logs to central syslog servers or monitoring platforms where further analysis can be conducted. That’s useful, but to make the very most of syslog, you also want to be able to analyze log data.
Sentry helps developer teams build the most reliable software. Our help often manifests in two distinct forms: resolving issues in your product and ensuring that issue resolution fits seamlessly into existing workflows. We recently launched our Integration Platform, which allows developers to build publicly available tools on top of Sentry. For the launch, we built many new features, while also making it easier to use existing ones.
I’m thrilled to announce that SignalFx has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Splunk. Subject to customary closing conditions, we expect to join the Splunk team well before the end of the year.
RabbitMQ is an open source message broker that was built to implement AMQP in 2007, and over the past twelve years has grown to include HTTP, STOMP, SMTP and other protocols via an ever growing list of plugins.