Automated Visibility for DevOps Logs and Metrics

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Automated Visibility for DevOps Logs and Metrics

JFrog and Sumo Logic Partner to deliver instant value to through deeper visibility and data analytics to accelerating software delivery.

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JFrog and Sumo Logic have partnered to deliver technology that gives developers and DevOps teams unprecedented insights into their software development operations as they build, run and secure their modern applications.  

As software development teams move from waterfall development to continuous delivery, the artifact repository is core to the delivery process where every change submitted is a release candidate. With Sumo Logic, JFrog Artifactory customers will be able to capture the results of tests, then apply advanced analytics to make decisions on an automated basis based on metadata and logs collected to prove that a release candidate is fit for production.

“Sumo Logic operates a modern application, serving over 1,000 customers, analyzing petabytes of machine data daily,” said Ramin Sayar, president and CEO of Sumo Logic. “Our ability to release code efficiently is paramount, and we’ve benefitted from using JFrog in our own delivery process. As such, integrating the best of JFrog with the rich analytics capabilities of Sumo Logic just made good sense. With this partnership and our new JFrog app, our mutual customers will now benefit from the process automation improvements we’ve experienced by working together.”  

“Engineering teams from both camps started working with each others’ products over a year ago and paved the path for this partnership. The two companies first started collaborating by using each other's tools,” said Shlomi Ben Haim, co-founder and CEO of JFrog. “JFrog migrated to Sumo Logic as Sumo Logic migrated to JFrog Artifactory. Both companies are driven by DevOps community needs, so it was easy for us to scale with our own dog food and build a real pain solver for our customers. By automating the log collection and analysis from JFrog Artifactory to Sumo Logic, the solution allows full visibility from the moment the software build starts.” 

Sumo Logic adopted JFrog Artifactory, the universal artifact repository, as a way to improve continuous integration and build process for their own cloud-native SaaS service, and subsequently built the Sumo Logic App for JFrog Artifactory to enable its customers to leverage similar benefits. JFrog, using Sumo Logic’s continuous intelligence, has received unprecedented insights to track and manage the activity and loads of the Artifactory SaaS services. Together, the two companies have decided to invest in providing a complete automated solution to all JFrog Artifactory users.

“We have been using Sumo Logic at JFrog to analyze over 10 million messages per hour, generated by our over 400 SaaS customers,” said Fred Simon, co-founder and chief architect of JFrog. “Together, we are providing our community the ability to use Sumo Logic’s big data analytics capabilities to look into all the data that JFrog Artifactory creates and hosts. It’s a win-win situation, created by developers for developers.”

The new solution, available to all JFrog Artifactory users for free, will allow customers to analyze all data that JFrog Artifactory generates. Specifically, the Sumo Logic App for JFrog Artifactory provides several dashboards, where users will benefit from:

  • Complete overview and visibility of system. Users gain an overview of artifact repositories with the ability to drill down to quickly identify recent changes, check application dependencies and identify potential issues. The Sumo Logic App for JFrog Artifactory provides a view of all the build information about how development teams are working.

  • Monitor deployment health. Customers gain insights into deployments by geolocation, IP address or repository. Additionally, users will traffic, requests and download activity, in addition to monitoring cached and non-cached deployment activity.

  • Secure intellectual property. Users can identify patterns and trends, and create a “normal” baseline of access and use – a feature security teams do not have visibility into today.

Furthermore, both companies plan to explore providing customers and the industry with usage statistics and analytics from their combined data sets. Sumo Logic will also extend its support of Unified Logs and Metrics to JFrog Artifactory, enabling developers to combine time series-based metrics data to get a 360-degree view of the application, system and network levels. In addition, Sumo Logic intends to extend this integration effort from JFrog Artifactory to JFrog Bintray in the coming quarters.

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