Posts about logging

Get Out of the Weeds!

By John Wetherill, July 22, 2014

Years ago a colleague of mine at Sun had an annoying habit of interrupting technical discussions at engineering meetings with the phrase “We're in the weeds!”

It was annoying because he would often disrupt fascinating and mind-expanding discussions on, say, the structure of TCP packets, or on message bus implementations. These were always interesting debates that we were reluctant to stop.

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Logyard: The Why and How of Stackato's Logging System

By Sridhar Ratnakumar, April 18, 2013



Early on in the development of Stackato, we recognized that good logging features would be critical to developers and administrators. We also knew that we didn't want to reinvent the wheel, and made the intentional decision not to build log analysis and aggregation tools into the product itself.

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Stackato's New and Improved Log Streaming: Logyard 2.0

By Sridhar Ratnakumar, November 29, 2012

We introduced Logyard in Stackato 2.4 as a way to stream system logs to external log aggregators. In addition, we started using Logyard to manage application logs. In the recently released Stackato 2.6, both these aspects are being brought to near perfection.

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Stackato 2.6 Released

By Brent Smithurst, November 28, 2012

Stackato 2.6 I'm happy to announce that Stackato 2.6 is now available! It was a quick update from the recent Stackato 2.4, but we managed to pack a lot into it.

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Logyard: Log Aggregation in Stackato

By Troy Topnik, October 30, 2012

Tugboat Hyak and log boom - James Crookall 1939 If you're using the Stackato Sandbox, you may have already noticed some differences in the Management Console's Logs interface. They hint at bigger changes behind the scenes, coming in Stackato 2.4:

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