Where did this bike go ?

Looking back at the early days of an on premises distributed logging system of our own, I’m glad that cloud providers have something to offer in this space.

This is so much important to be able to pinpoint the reason of an outage in minutes rather than in days. You must use those APIs. Period. As your application is gaining in complexity and is automatically managed by your cloud provider, say goodby to the world -of multiple log files- as we know it.

Every component in your system should use it.

AWS is offering you X-Ray, Azure provide Application Insights. You can take a look at:
AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud | a detailed comparison and mapping between various cloud services

Because, you know it by now, at some point some cloud resource will fail.

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