LogDNA, the leading log management solution for DevOps teams, today announced Usage Quotas—a new feature that allows users to set daily or monthly limits on the volume of logs stored and gives them more granular control over their data. These enhancements are part of an increased effort to provide LogDNA users with the tools they need to control costs while ensuring that they have access to the data that’s important to them.
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LogDNA Usage Quotas allows users to set daily or monthly limits on the volume of logs stored and gives them more granular control over their data. (Graphic: Business Wire)
“As the adoption of microservices and containers has grown over the past decade, so has the volume of logs that people produce and consume,” said Tucker Callaway, CEO of LogDNA. “Development teams want to see all of their logs but budget owners need a way to predict and control the amount that they’re spending. Usage Quotas help admins better manage their cost while still giving users the tools they need to succeed.”
The new feature allows users to set a daily or monthly hard limit on the volume of logs stored to provide complete control over spend. For an added level of flexibility, admins can also set soft daily or monthly quotas. This creates throttling logic that will ensure mission-critical log data will continue to flow through LogDNA as usage volume approaches the limit threshold, and can even be configured so it continues even after that limit is reached. This allows teams to aim for a daily or monthly quota, and maintain flexibility to go over that limit while controlling overage spending.
“We are very happy with the enhanced level of predictability we have using the new Usage Quotas feature,” said Mark Pimentel, cloud engineering lead at PlatformZero, Capco. “With this now in place, we have a greater level of control in how much log data is being passed through the LogDNA platform. Our developers can still get the data they need, and I won’t be surprised by overage bills. It’s a win-win for everyone.”
No matter how you configure your usage limits, LogDNA will notify team members anytime a quota is hit, or when an exclusion rule is triggered due to reaching a daily or monthly quota. These alerts can be configured within LogDNA and include integrations to email and Slack. Logs that are not retained are not counted toward the user’s bill at the end of the month but are displayed in Live Tail and will trigger relevant Alerts.
LogDNA is a centralized log management solution that enables frictionless consumption and actionability of log data so developers can monitor, debug, and troubleshoot their systems with ease. Launched in Y Combinator’s Winter 2015 cohort, LogDNA is the sole logging provider for tech giant IBM Cloud, and it fuels massive productivity gains for modern engineering teams at hyper-growth startups and Fortune 500 companies alike, including Asics, Better.com, Sysdig, LaunchDarkly, and 6 River Systems. The company has been recognized as one of Forbes’ Cloud 100 Rising Stars, Gartner’s Top 25 Enterprise Software Startups to Watch, CRN’s 10 Hottest Cloud Startups, and Fortune’s Best Small and Medium Workplaces, and it received the IBM Cloud Embed Excellence Award. Visit www.logdna.com and follow on GitHub, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
PlatformZero is a fully cloud-based digital and automation solution focused exclusively on the financial services industry. PlatformZero is designed to increase efficiency and eliminate high-cost processes across the back office and improve control and service for end-to-end process digitization. PlatformZero’s low-code solution helps financial institutions sell and service their clients more effectively. PlatformZero provides a wide range of digital, automation, and integration features and is fully customizable for banking, wealth and insurance industries.
Capco is a global technology and management consultancy specializing in driving digital transformation in the financial services industry. With a growing client portfolio comprising of over 100 global organizations, Capco operates at the intersection of business and technology by combining innovative thinking with unrivalled industry knowledge to fast-track digital initiatives for banking and payments, capital markets, wealth and asset management, insurance, and the energy sector. Capco’s cutting-edge ingenuity is brought to life through its Innovation Labs, and award-winning BYAW culture and diverse talent. To learn more, visit www.capco.com or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn Instagram, and Xing.