logging Archive

How Do you Monitor Your Logging?

Applications typically log additional data such as exceptions to different data sources. Windows event logs, local files, and SQL databases are most commonly used in production. New applications can take advantage of leveraging big data instead of individual files or SQL. One of the most surprising experiences when we start monitoring applications ...Read More

The Real Cost of Logging

In order to manage today’s highly dynamic application environments, many organizations turn to their logging system for answers – but reliance on these systems may be having an undesired impact on the applications themselves. The vast majority of organisations use some sort of logging system — it could log errors, traces, information ...Read More

If all you have is logs, you are doing it wrong

Ten years ago, the standard way to troubleshoot an application issue was to look at the logs. Users would complain about a problem, you’d go to operations and ask for a thread dump, and then you’d spend some time poring over log files looking for errors, exceptions, or anything that might indicate ...Read More
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