What is log centralization?
Log centralization refers to consolidating logs from multiple sources into a central and accessible repository, such as a SIEM solution. It is a process that streamlines log data throughout the IT infrastructure, including microservices, into a single centralized platform for review and analysis.
Log aggregation software like NXLog may provide extra functionality, such as log parsing, filtering, correlation, and data normalization. Log centralization is just one aspect of log management that yields real-time information on system security and performance. In addition, it provides administrators with a comprehensive view of activities across their network, making identifying and troubleshooting issues easier. Storing logs on a centralized system offers several benefits over storing the data locally.
- In the world of NXLog
Centralized log collection is a fundamental part of an effective log management strategy. Therefore, collecting and storing logs must be well thought out and should not be a half-baked cake. One of the most critical aspects determining whether your strategy is successful is the log collection agent you choose to do the job.
NXLog possesses industry-leading log processing features and an unmatched capability to integrate with any SIEM solution. In addition, NXLog’s flexible configuration can handle log collection, processing, and forwarding in any use case you face.
- Known as
log centralization, centralized log collection, log aggregation, centralized log management
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