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Seq is the intelligent search, analysis, and alerting server built specifically for modern structured log data.

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News and announcements

Welcome to the team, Larene Le Gassick!

Thursday, 13 February 2020

This week at Datalust, we welcomed our new software engineer, Larene Le Gassick, to the team!

Larene has been a longtime user of Seq in her work as a product engineer and consultant, previously at ThoughtWorks, and as a full time engineer at various startups and companies. She's excited to

Storage changes in Seq 6.0.3403-pre

Friday, 17 January 2020

One of the first major internal changes planned for Seq 6 just landed in the latest preview, 6.0.3403-pre.

Seq has historically written events into seven-day "extents": completely independent on-disk databases that cover a discrete range of the event store.

Extents played a crucial role in Seq's

Maintenance Release 5.1.3364

Tuesday, 07 January 2020

Happy New Year from all of us at Datalust! 🥳

A new year, a fresh release schedule: we've decided to reorganize our release plans for 2020, and bring forward some fixes into a maintenance release, 5.1.3364, which you can now download from the Seq website and from datalust/seq

New from Datalust

.NET Rocks! #1647 - Rust and C# with Ashley Mannix

Ashley Mannix talks with Carl and Richard about the combination of Rust and C# used at Datalust.

C# and Rust: Combining Managed and Unmanaged Code Without Sacrificing Safety, NDC Oslo 2019

Ashley Mannix explores the tools that .NET and Rust give us to design and build safe and robust hybrid applications.

Parsing in C# from First Principles, NDC Sydney 2018

Nicholas Blumhardt talks about Superpower, the library we built for parsing SQL queries in Seq, and the foundational principles behind it.

Open Source and the Future of Seq

Brendan Richards interviews Nicholas Blumhardt about Open Source, Rust, Seq, Serilog, and more, in this AMA from NDC Sydney 2018.

Using Structured Logging for Production Insight

Microsoft's Damian Brady and Nicholas Blumhardt talk structured logging in this episode of The DevOps Lab.

.NET Rocks! #1466 - The Evolution of Serilog

Richard Campbell, Carl Franklin, and Nicholas Blumhardt talk all things logging, diagnostics, and monitoring in this .NET Rocks! episode recorded at NDC Oslo 2017.

Serilog: Instrumentation that Works for You, NDC Oslo 2017

Nicholas Blumhardt presents a complete walk-through of Serilog and modern structured logging at NDC Oslo 2017.