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YAML Like a Pro

By Ingy döt Net, July 8, 2014

YAML (YAML Ain't Markup Language) is a cross-programming-language data serialization language whose primary focus is Human Friendliness. This generally means less funny characters like ({}, [], ", etc), so that the data is easier to read and write. These characters are used, but YAML tries hard to make them needed as little as possible; more for harder cases, less so for simple things.

Category: stackato

From Logs to Mighty Oaks: Stackato, Loggly, and Json

By John Wetherill, February 19, 2013

Back in the day, logs used to be fun with monolithic apps, single log files, and all sorts of geeky tools like awk to sift through them.

But then things got complicated with client/server architectures, multiple log files, inconsistent log message formats, disparate servers, notification requirements, time sync issues, correlation challenges, not to mention multiple user and system tasks running all over the place. Logs suddenly got really hard and dreary, instead of fun.

Tags: json, loggly
Category: stackato
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