30 03, 2017

A Day in the Life in NextGenCo’s Digital Transformation Journey

By | 2017-04-10T17:34:19+00:00 March 30th, 2017|#codename:Eleanor, ChatBot, ChatOps, Cognitive, Cognitive Bot, IBM Cloud Product Insights, IBM Watson|0 Comments

I invite you to spend a few minutes reading this background story about the fictitious NextGenCo and ponder for a few minutes if it resonates with you and a day in your life? If so, pay particular attention to this last paragraph where I'm setting the stage for future blog posts and an invitation for you to get involved! NextGenCo is a decades old enterprise rapidly accelerating their digital transformation and adoption of hybrid [...]

15 06, 2015

WYNTK about IBM Operations Analytics – Log Analysis v1.3.x

By | 2015-06-15T10:36:34+00:00 June 15th, 2015|Analytics, Anomaly Detection, Event Analytics, IBM, IBM Log Analytics, IT Operations Analytics, Log Analytics, Logstash|0 Comments

Here we are again with another quarterly release of IBM's Log Analysis solution. About three months ago or so we released version 1.3.0 and this week we're releaseing version 1.3.1 full of all kinds of log ninja goodness. Let me get some basics out in this first post. ITOA Community and GitHub Our new (and hopefully final!) community was launched during the IBM Interconnect conference and is available here. It's here you'll find blogs, wikis, [...]

13 08, 2014

Design and Deployment of a BlueMix Dev/Ops Log Solution: Progressing towards Milestone 1

By | 2014-08-13T14:10:48+00:00 August 13th, 2014|Analytics, IBM Log Analytics, IT Operations Analytics, Log Analytics, Logstash, Rsyslog, Smart Cloud Analytics|1 Comment

To catch up on this series, start back here. We started with a simple deployment planning activity - get some servers built so we can get the necessary software installed and then and start hacking some configurations together to allow sample data to be collected and indexed and some simple searches and visualizations from that data to be available. Enter fun activity #1 - SoftLayer and associated VPNs. I would do anything for some way [...]

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