Monitoring an entire application is not a simple task, but with the right tools it is not difficult either. However, events like the Black Friday online sale can push your application to the limit, and even cause crashes. As systems become more load-stressed they generate a lot more logs which can crash the monitoring system as well. How do you prepare for this uncertainty? In his TechSummit Amsterdam presentation, Pablo Musa from Elastic, talks about best practices when using the Elastic Stack to centralize and monitor logs, and offers a few tricks to help you get through typical Black Friday traffic.
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