Find and fix problems through rapid analysis of operational data

IBM® Operations™ Analytics - Log Analysis (formerly IBM SmartCloud Analytics - Log Analysis) lets you analyze the full breadth of operational data types to help identify, isolate and resolve problems. The software integrates data from multiple sources including logs, events, metrics, support documents and trouble tickets.

There are two Log Analysis offerings, Entry Edition and Standard Edition. Entry Edition is available at no charge, and enables you to evaluate the software in your own environment up to 2Gb of data per day. Standard Edition is the full featured offering available for purchase, with an easy migration from Entry Edition.

IBM Operations Analytics - Log Analysis helps you:

Reduce time required for root cause analysis

Leverage diagnostic expertise

Improve overall service availability

Mainframe Platform Support - zLinux

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Real business, real results

IBM Operations Analytics – Log Analysis is a Game Changer for us, we can now analyze our log files faster for better customer insights and intelligence.

per Barclays Bank

IBM Operations -Log Analytics with ERP insight pack helps business users find the root cause of the problem in minutes versus the manual passing and co-relation which used to take long hours for problem determination.

per KPIT Cummins

Hardware requirements
The hardware requirements vary according to the rate of data ingested and the historical retention period.

Minimum requirements (sized for 100 Gb/day - 7 days of retention)
IBM Operations Analytics - Log Analysis server:

Software requirements

 The following operating systems are supported:

Sample configuration for Linux on System z (sized for 10 GB/day - 10 days of retention)
This scenario assumes that you install two logical partitions (LPARs) and that the LPARs stream 5 GBs of data each day.

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