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We’ve had a number of customers ask us about running LogStream in Kubernetes, and we’ve not really had an easily consumable answer. We love Kubernetes, and it’s pretty much our default approach running anything internally at Cribl these days, but we wanted to make sure that we could provide a mechanism for running LogStream in […]
A friend of mine asked what Cribl LogStream does, and I told her "Our solution routes logs, metrics, traces, and other events from wherever they came from, to whatever need to see those events, in real time." The product does more than that, but when she asked "What are events?"
When I took a contract to deliver case studies for Cribl earlier this summer, I wasn’t looking for longer-term employment. I knew the LogStream product was well-liked, and I always enjoy the process of interviewing customers, pulling on the threads of the discussion to uncover a compelling story about their experiences – so a […]
No company starts out with the idea that their systems should be complex to the point of chaos. It happens organically, through a series of legitimate decisions. Take, for example, a fictional company, “Acme Corp.” Acme is a company that makes everything and has an operations team that desperately needed a log management system, so […]
A number of customers have asked us lately whether they can use Cribl LogStream to send data to Azure Sentinel – and the answer is a resounding “Yes, of course!”. Let’s take a look. Sentinel is Azure’s cloud-native SIEM & SOAR platform that provides users a single solution for alert detection, threat visibility, proactive hunting, […]
TL;DR Log systems are optimized for fast retrieval by indexing all of the data, but that performance comes at the expense of increased storage volume and CPU consumption. I discuss why this is and suggest some approaches for building cost effective log data management. Overview Log systems like Splunk or ElasticSearch, by the standards of […]