How It Works

ML-Powered Autonomous Log Management & Monitoring

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Logs and Metrics go In, Incidents and Root Cause Come Outfour simple steps-3

Step 1 - Ingest and Categorization

Install our Fluentd log and Prometheus metrics collectors (takes less than 2 minutes).  No parsers, code changes, rules or config are needed. Then let our Machine Learning (ML) take over!

Within minutes, the ML learns the structures of your logs,  and categorizes each event into a “dictionary” of unique event types. Categorization is crucial for accurate learning of the patterns in your logs and metrics.

Log and metrics collector setup

Zebrium machine learning

Step 2 - Pattern and Anomaly Detection

Within the first hour, the patterns of every log event and metric are learnt (and the learning continues to improve as more data is seen). 

When log or metric patterns change (e.g. change in periodicity or frequency, new/rare message starts, etc.), our ML detects these as anomalies - but this is not enough. In order to separate signal from noise, it then looks for hotspots of abnormally correlated anomalies across both metrics and logs. 

Step 3 - Augment (optional)

If you use an Incident Management tool like PagerDuty or Slack, or an existing log management or monitoring tool, Zebrium can augment any incident with a characterization of root cause.

A signal is sent to Zebrium when an incident occurs. Zebrium then finds any  ML-incidents or sets of anomalous log/metric patterns that coincide with the signal, and automatically feeds the information back to your incident management tool.

Read more here: You've Nailed Incident detection, what about Incident Resolution.

 

 

PagerDuty with Zebrium to augment incidents with root cause

 

2 - Zebrium Autonomous Incident

Step 4 - Incidents and Alerts

The hotspots detected in the steps above are packaged into human readable incidents. Incidents make it easy for a user to clearly see the correlated set of anomalous log events and/or metrics.

Incident alerts are sent via Slack, email or webhook.

The entire process is completely autonomous - without requiring manual configuration,  user-defined thresholds or alert rules. 

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Spend just two minutes of your time and you'll be amazed at what we detect!

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