Log Analytics tools are one of the most expensive categories of observability and security tooling, and costs are continuing to increase dramatically. According to an IDC-Seagate Report, global data stores are increasing at 61% per year. This is accompanied by an explosion of log data being collected and stored. With costs at large customers already in the 10s of millions each year, increasing at double-digits year over year means material costs in the millions.
With a little bit of work, administrators can often dramatically trim ingestion rates. This white paper will review techniques for how administrators can achieve savings.