Today's systems can include thousands of server instances or micro-service containers, each generating its own log data. With the rapid emergence and dominance of cloud-based systems, we have witnessed explosive growth in machine-generated log data. As a result, log management has become a staple in modern IT operations, supporting a number of use cases including debugging, production monitoring, performance monitoring, support and troubleshooting. Given these challenges, it's crucial to consider best practices when implementing a logging solution for your organization.
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