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Building a Modern Observability Stack with Garland, Corelight, and Humio

Having full visibility of all network data is critical to securing your business and keeping complex systems operational. Incident responders rely on network data as a foundational source of truth to resolve security alerts, but common network data sources either fail to provide the full picture or...

Best-of-both-worlds log management

There is an impulse among security departments to use only one solution for log management at a time, but is that really the best option? You don’t have to stick to one solution at a time, throwing out your old solution in order to gain the new features you need. Humio’s low-cost fixed rates...

Humio highlighted as standout hybrid enabler

Catie Merrill, a Research Analyst at Technology Business Research, includes Humio in her new special report. The report, Amid rise of Kubernetes as standard in cloud-native deployment, vendors vie to be leading hybrid enablers describes how Humio stands out among startups that seek differentiation...

How Humio leverages Kafka and brute-force search to get blazing-fast search results

You may cringe thinking about using brute-force to search log data. It sounds like a huge waste of resources. Isn’t it a tool from the stone ages?! Our engineers have discovered that when brute-force search is altered to increase efficiency, it becomes as fast as index-based searching, enabling you...

Looking back at 2019

2019 was an extraordinary year for Humio. We are so grateful to have such a supportive group of customers, users, and partners, and we appreciate your encouragement in 2019. Thank you for being part of our success!

What we’ve learned about observability in 2019

2019 was a banner year for observability. To increase the security and quality of their products, both SecOps and DevOps sought out observability of their systems in growing numbers. But gaining observability is like trying to hit a moving target. Even since the beginning of the year, there have...

Observability (re)defined

Observability. If your job involves understanding or maintaining the functionality and performance of applications and systems, you’ve heard the term used to describe knowing what’s happening with the components of the system.

The Hoot - Episode 14 - Humio and Confluent with Viktor Gamov

Victor Gamov is a Developer Advocate at Confluent, the company that makes an event streaming platform based on Apache Kafka. John and Viktor talk about the life of a developer advocate, and about the history of Confluent, and Kafka.

Happy Holidays from all of us at Humio!

In the Danish tradition of “hygge,” we hope you take time to jump into your favorite sweater, cuddle up in front of the fireplace with a glass of glögg, mulled wine, or eggnog, and enjoy some time off with your loved ones.

Observability and Alerts come together to enable real-time Incident Response and DevOps monitoring

By integrating PagerDuty with Humio you get real-time monitoring and live-alerting needed to stay ahead of any issues that could seriously impact service levels for end-users. Humio’s log management platform allows teams to instantly search, analyze, and visualize all of their data from a range of...

Humio CEO Geeta Schmidt chosen as one of the 2019 Top Women Entrepreneurs in Cloud Innovations

Congratulations to Geeta Schmidt for being chosen as one of the 2019 Top Women Entrepreneurs in Cloud Innovations. The award recognizes female leaders who have applied Cloud, OpenSource and Converging technologies to solve real-world business problems, contribute to society or community in a...

Does your log management budget limit how much data you collect?

As the year comes to an end, thoughts often turn towards friends, family, and of course, planning and budgeting for the new calendar year. When you look at how much you allocate to log aggregation, analysis, and storage, do you wonder if there is a better way to spend all that money and time...

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