Log Management & Observability Glossary

Navigate the world of modern observability with our easy-to-understand guides.

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What Is Data Logging?
Glossary
11/22/21

Data logging is the process of capturing, storing, and displaying one or more datasets to analyze activity, trends and predict future events. Learn more.

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What Is a Hypervisor (VMM)?
Glossary
11/04/21

A hypervisor, or virtual machine monitor (VMM), is virtualization software that creates and manages multiple virtual machines (VMs) from a single physical host machine. Learn more in this article.

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Mean Time To Repair (MTTR)
Glossary
10/28/21

Mean time to repair (MTTR) is a key performance indicator (KPI) that represents the average time required to restore a system to functionality after an incident.

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What is Log Analysis?
Glossary
09/30/21

Log analysis is the process of reviewing computer-generated event logs to proactively identify bugs, security threats or other risks.

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What is Application Monitoring?
Glossary
09/30/21

Application monitoring is the process of collecting log data in order to help developers track availability, bugs, resource use, and changes to performance in applications that affect the end-user experience (UX).

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Log Files Explained
Glossary
09/22/21

Logs files are a historical record of everything and anything that happens within a system, including events such as transactions, errors and intrusions.

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Structured Logging Explained
Glossary
07/20/21

Structured logging formats log data so it can be easily searched, filtered, and processed to enable more advanced analytics.

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Logging Levels Explained
Glossary
07/12/21

Logging levels allow team members who are accessing and reading logs to understand the significance of the message they see in the log or observability tools being used.

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What Is Log Management?
Glossary
06/16/21

Log management is the practice of continuously gathering, storing, processing, synthesizing and analyzing data from disparate programs and applications in order to optimize system performance, identify technical issues and more!

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What is Detection Engineering?
Glossary
04/23/21

Detection engineering is all about creating a culture, as well as a process of developing, evolving, and tuning detections to defend against current threats.

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