Publication: Database Trends and Applications
Title: InfluxData Launches New “Metrics First” Approach to Log Analysis
Abstract: In this article, Database Trends and Applications covers the announcement made by InfluxData on June 14, 2018 about its new “metrics first” approach to log analysis. The article notes that the new capabilities released aim at speeding the visualization and analysis of structured application and system events captured via log files. The article also mentions that this release expands InfluxData platform’s functionality with support for high-speed parsing and ingestion using the syslog protocol, custom log parsing, and pre-built log visualization components. Additional benefits to the developer are also discussed.