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Shared Services: The Unicorn Every DevOps Is Looking For In my hunt for the mysterious DevOps practice, I've been let down. DevOps are hard to find. When you find them, they do not exactly do what you think they should do. Some DevOps teams only execute on automation for dev; while others are operations folks with a new name; and still others are internal consultants helping operations and developers (but not actually doing the work). In my DevOps scavenger hunt I have identified a new type of creature: shared services (aka the unicorn) What I have learned about this mysterious creature is interesting. While we normally think of DevOps as a function that combines both development and ops, we miss that DevOps also requires someone who is not in the weeds of development or operations. Someone who can look beyond the specifics and proactively seek new ways to enhance d... (more)

End-to-End 'Internet of Things' Monitoring – Part 1 | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

By David Tracey, Logentries.com A recent blog explored the importance of logging in general in terms of IoT devices. It also cited predictions that a huge number (50 billion) of IoT devices are expected to exist by 2020. While Machine to Machine(M2M) communication is a related area, the IoT is all about extending the Internet to systems and even low power devices. While there is uncertainty about the exact nature of how these devices will be networked and how their data will be used, there is no doubt that huge opportunities exist. This blog will develop some of these themes, an... (more)

The DevOps Community By @TrevParsons | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Has Splunk Turned Its Back on the DevOps Community? In August 2012 Splunk released Splunk Storm, tailored for "organizations that develop and run their applications in the public cloud, using services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Heroku, Google App Engine, Rackspace, and others." Splunk Storm claimed to provide "developers" with an easy-to-use, subscription version of the Splunk software. Since this grand launch of Splunk Storm, to meet the needs of the DevOps community, Splunk has decided to end of life Storm. In fact, as of yesterday Splunk has disabled all data inputs t... (more)

Log Aggregation Across Dev and Ops | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Docker #Containers #Microservices

Using Log Aggregation Across Dev & Ops: The Pricing Advantage By Rob Thatcher, Co-founder and Principal Consultant at Skelton Thatcher Consulting. Summary: the pricing of tools or licenses for log aggregation can have a significant effect on organizational culture and the collaboration between Dev and Ops teams. Modern tools for log aggregation (of which Logentries is one example) can be hugely enabling for DevOps approaches to building and operating business-critical software systems. However, the pricing of an aggregated logging solution can affect the adoption of modern loggin... (more)

Tailing All Your Logs, All in One Place

Logentries new Aggregated Live Tail provides effortless, real-time visibility that you cannot get anywhere else...and is a joy to use (and I cant say the same about carrying a cat by its tail - for so many reasons). For those of you not familiar with our existing Live Tail view, Aggregated Live Tail is a simple, elegant and powerful product enhancement that enables you to now select and monitor multiple live logs streaming into Logentries.  All events are visible  in real-time in a combined view of your log events as they happen. This allows users to monitor multiple streams of da... (more)