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Engineering

Get Deep Visibility into CloudFront Logs with Axiom

AWS CloudFront is a globally distributed network offered by Amazon Web Services, which securely transfers content, such as software, SDKs, and videos, to clients with high transfer speed. To ensure you run workloads properly, organizations need deep visibility into the health and performance of the

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Tola Ore-Aruwaji

Product

Advanced Observability for Vercel

Last month, we announced the Axiom Vercel Integration, providing Vercel users with an in-depth observability experience for their projects and deployments. Today we’re expanding that experience to include a brand new dashboard, full-stack observability of Next.js with next-axiom, and support for all

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Neil Jagdish Patel

Engineering

June Changelog: What's New at Axiom

This month, the Axiom team shipped tons of product updates, bugs fixes, a lot of performance improvements, and also celebrated the release of Advanced Observability for Vercel using Next.js with next-axiom Read on to discover what’s new at Axiom! Advanced Observability for Vercel A few weeks ago,

July 4, 2022
Tola Ore-Aruwaji

Engineering

May Changelog: What's New at Axiom

This month, the Axiom team shipped tons of product updates, bugs fixes, a lot of performance improvements, new tutorials and also celebrated the release of our Vercel Integration - zero-configuration dashboards with the most critical observability data. Read on to discover what’s new at Axiom! Ver

June 1, 2022
Tola Ore-Aruwaji

Engineering

April Changelog: What's New at Axiom

Hi! This April was all about lots of performance improvements, E2E testing, deployments, bug fixes and we also shipped lots of exciting product updates. Read on to discover what’s new at Axiom! Cancellable Queries We added the Cancel button on Analytics and Data Explorer for you to cancel querie

May 12, 2022
Tola Ore-Aruwaji

Engineering

Vercel Integration

Axiom can now connect with Vercel to provide the best logging platform for Vercel apps! Axiom's Vercel integration  enables you to monitor the health and performance of your Vercel deployments by ingesting all your request, function, and web vitals data. We’ve crafted our integration with develope

April 26, 2022
Neil Jagdish Patel

Engineering

Combining Logstash and Axiom for Observability

For you to maintain the health, visibility, and performance of your applications, you need to monitor communication between all of your application's dependencies and events. Logstash is a centralized data processing pipeline that lets you read data from various sources, filter, transform and extra

March 14, 2022
Tola Ore-Aruwaji

Engineering

February Changelog: What's New at Axiom

👋 Hi folks! This February was all about lots of performance improvements, bug fixes and we also shipped lots of exciting product updates. Read on to discover what’s new at Axiom! 🙂 New icons on Timestamp and Virtual fields to identify the field type You can now view the timestamp icon on \_t

March 4, 2022
Tola Ore-Aruwaji

Engineering

Shipping Filesystem Metrics to Axiom

Metricbeat collects metrics from sources which can be a file system, network, CPU processes, memory, and services. Metricbeat understands how to process your services into a specified format which is later on transmitted and shipped into a destination like Axiom. Using Metricbeat, you can collect me

January 20, 2022

Engineering

November Changelog: What's New at Axiom

Hey folks 👋 In November, the Axiom team shipped tons of product updates, bugs fixes, a lot of performance improvements, new tutorials and also celebrated the release of Repobeats - Stunning insights for your GitHub Repo. Read on to discover what’s new at Axiom. 👇 Embed analytics into your Git

December 2, 2021

Engineering

Query Logs with Axiom CLI

Monitoring your infrastructure resources is every organization's need. Every server, backend, Kubernetes resource, and application generates tons of logs every day. Axiom CLI helps you store and query insights from the data collected from various data sources on Axiom. Running queries with Axiom CLI

November 30, 2021

Engineering

Monitoring Heroku Applications with Axiom

Heroku is a platform as a service that lets developers build and operate cloud-based applications. Using Heroku log drains, you can transport logs from your applications and deployments to Axiom by sending them via HTTPS. Whether you are running complex workloads, hosting your applications on Herok

November 16, 2021

Engineering

October Changelog: What's New at Axiom

👋 Hi folks! This October was all about lots of performance improvements, bug fixes and we also shipped lots of exciting product updates. Read on to discover what’s new at Axiom! Monitoring using Axiom's Data Explorer This month, we published the latest tutorial on Axiom Data Explorer. The newly

November 1, 2021

Engineering

Monitoring using Axiom's Data Explorer

As the transforming power of big data expands across business environments, the volume of your data streams also grows to new magnitudes, performance and identifying problems and failures also grow on a very large scale. To discover valuable business insights and answer critical questions and make d

October 27, 2021

Engineering

September Changelog: What's New at Axiom

Hi folks! In September, the Axiom team shipped lots of exciting product updates, new tutorials and also released Axiom Processing Language (APL), a query language that is perfect for getting deeper insights from your data. Read on to discover what’s new at Axiom 👇 Getting intricate alerts from P

October 4, 2021

Engineering

Introducing Axiom Playground

We are excited to announce Axiom Playground, a demo environment for you to try out Axiom's data analytics platform, on real live data. Axiom Playground provides you with three views: Datasets: A query builder for simple data analytics. Stream: A Papertrail-like streaming logs view. Explorer: An

September 30, 2021

Engineering

Getting intricate alerts from PagerDuty on Axiom.

Whether you're managing simple or complex services, having visibility into what is happening throughout the day is incredibly important for availability and stability. Use Axiom's monitors to keep an eye on all the important metrics and log streams to be notified of any anomalies immediately. Run s

September 20, 2021

Engineering

Observing IBM Kubernetes service

Modern DevOps is becoming more complex to handle manually, therefore monitoring and tracking your resources, container environments, and workload is strenuous. In most cases, you have over a hundred different processes running on your Kubernetes environment maintaining such setup to run smoothly an

August 10, 2021

Engineering

Getting the best out of Axiom's Log Streams

While log analytics can be powerful when you have a great idea of exactly what insights you would like to extract, sometimes you want to get a feel of how a system or deployment is doing live. With Axiom's live streaming feature, you can quickly view, filter, and extract logs from any data source wi

August 2, 2021

Engineering

Learn how to setup Monitors and Notifiers

Monitoring your apps and services is key for detecting problems before they widely impact your users. Axiom's Monitors and Notifiers work hand-in-hand to ensure Axiom is always working in the background to make sure you're made aware if any faults are detected. In this guide, I will show you how to

July 14, 2021

Engineering

Correlate system load metrics using MetricBeat

Working with Metricbeat and Axiom enables you to ship metrics from different sources into Axiom. With our dashboard experience, you can get a comprehensive breakdown of how your system load, metrics and data memory is performing. From your system metrics, you can group your charts and queries, quic

July 8, 2021

Engineering

Visualizing log events with Axiom

Axiom's log analytics allow you to get deep visual representations of your events which can be crucial for monitoring your apps and services. By adding log analytics to your devops tool chest, you will be able to get a more comprehensive overview of your data and how it changes over time. In this g

July 1, 2021

Engineering

Capture and Analyze network performance from Redis

Staying on top of network performance can be a great way to find errors between your apps and services before they even occur. However, monitoring network traffic is unattainable for many developers as so much data is produced that ingesting & storing the data increases costs exponentially. Thankfu

June 24, 2021

Engineering

Getting Sophisticated alerts from Filebeat on Axiom

In this tutorial, I will show you how to set up and get triggers and alerts from your Filebeat events on Axiom. Configuring alerts on your Filebeat events is essential because it’s how you catch issues with your systems immediately. Your organization will know when critical changes are occurring an

June 3, 2021

Engineering

Shipping uptime metrics to Axiom

In this tutorial, I will show you how to monitor and analyze your heartbeat uptime metrics, health, and performance of your web applications on Axiom. Heartbeat is a lightweight daemon that you install on your local machine or remote server to frequently check the status of your services and determ

June 1, 2021

Company

Saying Hello to Lukas!

This week we’re chatting with Lukas! Lukas is a software engineer who has been working part-time while finishing his credentials at Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen University of Applied Sciences Tell us a little about yourself: Where are you from? Hobbies? I was born and raised in a small villa

May 25, 2021

Engineering

Monitoring Rancher with Axiom

Rancher is an open-source cloud-native platform for Kubernetes management. It allows you to manage and scale workloads consistently across different clusters in any environment, while supporting any certified Kubernetes distribution(GKE, AWS, Azure). By combining Axiom with Rancher, you can monitor

May 18, 2021

Engineering

How to Analyze Logstash logs on Axiom.

Logstash is a free and open server-side data processing pipeline that ingests data from a multitude of sources, transforms it, and then sends it to your favorite “stash.” stash here is Axiom. In this post, I will show you how to stream and run aggregations on Logstash logs. Prerequisites Axiom da

May 11, 2021

Engineering

Monitor DigitalOcean Kubernetes Service with Axiom

What is DigitalOcean Kubernetes Service? DigitalOcean Kubernetes (DOKS) is a managed Kubernetes service that lets you deploy Kubernetes clusters without the complexities of handling the control plane and containerized infrastructure. Prerequisites DigitalOcean account Kubectl installed and confi

May 6, 2021

Company

Getting to know Ted!

We’re kicking off our employee spotlight, chatting with Ted Gould. Ted is an engineer here at Axiom and was our first employee. How did you find out about Axiom? The previous project I was working on was coming to an end, and so I was looking for opportunities. As part of that, I reached out to so

April 26, 2021

Engineering

Ingress Logs from Azure Kubernetes Service to Axiom

In this tutorial, I will show you how to ingress your logs from Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) to Axiom. You will be able to stream and analyze your logs. We’ll set up an AKS deployment from scratch and configure it to log directly to Axiom. If you already have an AKS deployment, feel free to skip

April 20, 2021

Engineering, Product

Working with Aggregations

In this article, I will show you how to use Aggregations with queries on Axiom. What are Aggregations? Aggregations a way of grouping and extracting statistics/insights from your data. They run on data you have ingested into Axiom, such as events from log files, events, metrics, or any other form

April 8, 2021

Company

How we played Werewolf via Slack and Discord 🐺

Awoooooo! Can you hear the werewolves howling from a distance? The town of Axiom has been struck again. Tensions amongst the citizens have never been higher. The town has been the target of many werewolf attacks over the last few nights. Who might these werewolves be? The mystery still remains… If

March 31, 2021

Engineering, Product

Working with Dashboards in Axiom

In this post, I will walk you through creating and using dashboards in Axiom to easily visualize, monitor, and share your data. Dashboard Prerequisites For this tutorial, you will need: Access to an Axiom deployment, or be running Axiom locally via the Axiom Demo (works on Linux, macOS, and Wind

March 25, 2021

Engineering

Introducing the Axiom CLI

We’re excited to announce the release of Axiom CLI, and we want to highlight some of its awesome features in this post! cli The Axiom team have been working really hard on the first version of the Axiom CLI, a powerful way to use Axiom directly from the comfort of your terminal. Here are some of

March 18, 2021

Engineering, Product

Run Axiom on your Desktop: A Guide

We’re excited to announce the latest release of Axiom Demo – a complete Axiom experience that runs entirely on your desktop using Docker. With Axiom Demo, you’ll be able to see live data stream into Axiom, play with queries, streams, dashboards, and more. You’ll also be able to send your own data a

March 11, 2021

Company

Axiom Raises $7M to Cure Data Headaches

Axiom was built to help dev-ops team gain control of their data. Simple to deploy, simple to manage, and incredibly efficient. Axiom is here to solve your data problems. Today we’re excited to announce that Axiom has raised $7M from Crane Ventures, Fly Ventures, Mango Capital, and LocalGlobe, who l

June 10, 2020

Engineering

Remote Collaboration tips: microphone

Here at Axiom, we are a 100% remote company, we cover ten timezones and have had to find a way of making collaboration work for us. We have found that a mix of voice/video calls for high-bandwidth communication and text messaging for lower bandwidth has worked wonderfully. However, when transitioni

June 8, 2020

Company

Working Better While Working Apart

Being a fully remote (and global!) growing startup has its challenges. One of the biggest challenges is building a team culture we can be proud of and getting every individual on our team working together in a friendly and productive way. Amsterdam Earlier this year, the entire team converged on t

March 12, 2020
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