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Best Practices for Proactive Monitoring

If you could know information about your systems in advance, what would you choose to know? If there was a set of repeating behaviors that happened consistently before an outage, would you want to know what they were? This is the idea behind proactive monitoring – the switching of context from “reactive” monitoring to something that allows you to act before the problem arises. Here are some guidelines to help you get started with your customized solution.

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Java Garbage Collection Logging with the ELK Stack and Logz.io

Java programs running on JVM create objects on the heap. At some stage, these objects are no longer used and can pile up as “garbage” needlessly taking up memory. Replacing the manual process of explicitly allocating and freeing memory, the Java Garbage Collection process was designed to take care of this problem automatically.

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Leveraging Log Management for Business Intelligence

They say knowledge is power and today, there is no greater source of knowledge than data. It is well documented that businesses produce a vast amount of data whether it be in manufacturing, IT, UX, Marketing, Sales or Finance. Collectively, all of this data can provide you with business intelligence, enabling you to optimize decisions, improve collaboration, and increase overall performance.

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Introducing Enhancements to the Logz.io Security Analytics App – RSA 2019

RSA 2019 is finally here and we’re super-excited to participate this year in this great gathering of security experts where we will be demoing Logz.io Security Analytics — our new app for helping organizations combat security threats and meet compliance requirements.

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6 Things To Consider When Choosing A Log Management Solution

The days when you could simply SSH into a server and perform a fancy grep are long gone. If you’re reading this article, chances are either you are looking to move from that obsolete approach to a centralized logging approach with a log management tool, or you are looking for an alternative log management tool to replace your existing solution. Problem is, there are so many different tools out there, making a choice can be overwhelming. So how do you pick the right solution?

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Monitoring Azure Activity Logs with Logz.io

In a previous post, we introduced a new integration with Microsoft Azure that makes it easy to ship Azure logs and metrics into Logz.io using a ready-made deployment template. Once in Logz.io, this data can be analyzed using the advanced analytics tools Logz.io has to offer — you can query the data, create visualizations and dashboards, and create alerts to get notified when something out of the ordinary occurs.

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Deploying a Kubernetes Cluster with Amazon EKS

There’s no denying it — Kubernetes has become the de-facto industry standard for container orchestration. In 2018, AWS, Oracle, Microsoft, VMware and Pivotal all joined the CNCF as part of jumping on the Kubernetes bandwagon. This adoption by enterprise giants is coupled by a meteoric rise in usage and popularity. Yet despite all of this, the simple truth is that Kubernetes is hard.