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Ledion Bitincka Dec 23, 2020

Cribl Engineering Manifesto

As 2020 comes to a close, I have spent some time reflecting on some of our engineering achievements and, more importantly, lessons of the past few years. I am documenting them openly as much for our current Criblanians but also for those who are considering joining us. 

Bryan Turiff Dec 23, 2020

The 12 Days of Cribl

In this holiday-inspired blog post, we will show you 12 gifts that Cribl LogStream provides anyone trying to make sense of large, complex data sets.

Nick Heudecker Dec 15, 2020

Integrating Cribl LogStream with InfluxData

As a leading time series database, InfluxData is a popular destination for LogStream data. LogStream collects and shapes ingested data, transforming it into metrics and sending that data to InfluxDB. Additionally, LogStream can send its internal metrics to InfluxDB for easier observability of its own performance. This article explores both options, as well as how […]

Abby Strong Dec 14, 2020

The Stream Life Episode 003: Looking at Observability with former Gartner analyst Nick Heudecker

In this episode, we are starting to talk about the shift from isolated monitoring applications to holistic observability and the machine learning data pipeline. This discussion with former Gartner analyst Nick Heudecker is the beginning of an ongoing topic which we will continue to discuss in future episodes so stay tuned for more! If you […]

Steve Litras Dec 10, 2020

LogStream Master Helm Chart Available

Cribl continues to expand our functionality for Kubernetes. Next up is the availability of a Helm chart to install and configure a Cribl LogStream master instance on a Kubernetes cluster, and I’m happy to announce that that is available now in our helm-charts repository. 

Steve Litras Dec 3, 2020

Express Yourself

There are a number of places in the Cribl LogStream product where you can use JavaScript expressions either to make a decision about an event, or to change that event. While this is extremely powerful, and gives our customers very rich filtering and transformation capabilities, it also can be a little confusing...

Desi Gavis-Hughson Nov 23, 2020

Is a Cloud-hosted data pipeline right for your business?

Several years ago, I decided to move something really important to me to the Cloud: my music. Like many of you back in the day, I’m sure, I had several of those huge binders with the plastic sleeves inside, and they were filled to the brim with CDs. Eventually though, I got frustrated with my collection.

Nick Heudecker Nov 19, 2020

Why I Joined Cribl

After seven-plus years as an industry analyst at Gartner, I decided it was time to get off the sidelines and get back to building things again. When an opportunity to join Cribl became available, I leapt at the chance.

Abby Strong Nov 16, 2020

The Stream Life Episode 002: How does Cribl fit into the Observability ecosystem?

Observability is the ability to create a view into systems so you can monitor their state from outside the system itself – or in other words, the ability to answer questions you may not have planned for in advance – everything from “What did this user do yesterday?” to “how did the application perform?” and […]

Bryan Turiff Nov 12, 2020

Inexpensive, Flexible, Comprehensive – Pick Any 2 or All 3

A common meme relating to tech projects is “Cheap, fast, good – pick 2.”  The idea is that you can often achieve two of these, but because of tradeoffs among these dynamics, you can rarely achieve all three.  For example, if you choose good and fast, it will probably cost you a lot more, and […]

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