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LogDNA raises $25 million to automate app and service log management

Log administration platform developer LogDNA at the moment introduced it has closed a $25 million spherical of funding. Newly appointed CEO Tucker Callaway — who beforehand served as the corporate’s president and chief income officer and who replaces cofounder Chris Nguyen, now LogDNA’s chief technique officer — says the proceeds will gas “all areas” of the corporate.

Developers should cope with a firehose of log information every single day — typically on the order of petabytes. It’s sufficient to convey even the nimblest of DevOps groups to a crawl, notably when one thing goes unsuitable. Nguyen and cofounder Lee Liu got down to handle the data overload seven years in the past with LogDNA, which grew out of an inside device they’d constructed for a earlier firm.

LogDNA runs within the cloud or on-premises, providing a streamlined interface that lets builders slim down log traces by filters or search utilizing normal phrases, excludes, or chained operators. Thanks to built-in auto-parsing and graph assist for “most” in style codecs, builders can use pure language to leap to particular time limits and create customized alerts for sure queries, hosts, and apps.

Features like Extract and Aggregate fields enable customers to parse historic logs post-ingestion and get an aggregated rely on these newly parsed fields, whereas Graphs lets them analyze patterns and developments by navigating by log information over time. LogDNA’s Screens delivers real-time dashboards that includes gauges, tables, time-shifted graphs, and different visualizations. Absence Alert notifies builders by first- or third-party alerting providers when logs present fewer traces than anticipated.

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Above: The LogDNA monitoring dashboard.

Image Credit: LogDNA

There’s additionally a proactive part. LogDNA says it has invested closely in AI that forestalls server outages and surfaces information to mitigate such outages, enabling the platform to juggle tons of of hundreds of log occasions per second and over 20 terabytes per buyer per day whereas providing SOC2, HITECH, PCI-DSS, and HIPAA-compliant logging. LogDNA processes logs throughout a number of deployments from greater than 30 of the business’s hottest environments, together with Amazon Web Services, Heroku, and Elastic.

Mountain View-based LogDNA has loads of competitors — Loggly, Logentries, Sumo Logic, and Scalyr come to thoughts — nevertheless it has managed to snag huge accounts like Ada, Virgin Australia, IBM Cloud, and Lime, partly because of a beautiful pricing scheme. Customers pay per gigabyte or make the most of LogDNA’s free plan in the event that they’re on the smaller aspect.

Emergence Capital led this week’s collection C spherical, with participation from earlier buyers Initialized Capital and Providence Equity and new buyers TI Platform Management, Radianx Capital, Top Tier Capital, and Trend Forward Capital. The spherical brings LogDNA’s whole funding to $60 million, following a $25 million collection B in December 2018.

A Y Combinator graduate, LogDNA raised $1.three million in seed funding from Initialized Capital and Skype cofounder Jaan Tallinn in July 2016 and $6.7 million from Initialized Capital in collection A funding in November 2017. The firm’s suite is now utilized by greater than 2,000 clients and tens of hundreds of builders, progress that has led to a 2.6 occasions uptick in annual recurring income over the past yr.

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