If you work in the logging, monitoring — or even Observability — space long enough, you eventually end up on team that tries to build a system that handles both logs and time series in a high-performant and cost-efficient manner.
Well, it’s a lot harder than it sounds — because logs and time-series are not the same.
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I recently took part in the GCP Podcast, along with my colleague Oscar Guerrero. On the podcast we spoke about Audit Logging, which is a critical security feature of GCP.
Be sure to check out the podcast episode.
This is a post following up on my Monitorama Baltimore 2019 talk.
Logging and Monitoring systems — Observability Systems, if you prefer — often seem to struggle to meet the needs of their users.
Continue reading Logging and Monitoring systems are hard to code
It was great to speak at devopsdays in Galway. I really enjoyed bringing my recent Monitorama 2019 talk to my home town.
A video of the talk has now been posted.
I will be joining my colleague from Google, Nathen Harvey, to speak in Galway at devopsdays on November 18th and 19th.
I’m really looking forward to returning to my home town, and bringing my Monitorama Baltimore 2019 talk to the conference.
Monitorama Baltimore 2019 was a great experience, and I really enjoyed the opportunity to speak. I spoke about why Observability and Monitoring sytems struggle to meet their goals, and why they are so hard to build.
The slides and video of the talk are now available.
A new version of Ekanite, the syslog server with built-in search, has been released. v1.3.0 includes some bug fixes, including to shard management. It also moves Ekanite to Go 1.9.
You can download v1.3.0 from the GitHub releases page.
A new version of Ekanite, the syslog server with built-in search, has been released. v1.2.3 includes a fix to the diagnostic output.
You can download v1.2.3 from the GitHub releases page.
A new version of Ekanite, the syslog server with built-in search, has been released. v1.2.1 includes a very important bug fix, for an issue that affected TCP operation.
You can download v1.2.1 from the GitHub releases page.
A new version of Ekanite, the syslog server with built-in search, has been released. v1.2.0 includes some minor fixes and improvements.
You can download v1.2.0 from the GitHub releases page.