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Scalyr is a company that develops a SaaS platform for high-speed log management and server monitoring. Its massively parallel backend analyzes multi-gigabyte data sets in a fraction of a second, transforming the user experience. 
HQSan Mateo, CA, US
Employee Ratings5

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)50(-1%)
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Key People/Management at Scalyr

Christine Heckart

Christine Heckart

Chief Executive Officer
Steve Newman

Steve Newman

Founder and Chairman
Steven Czerwinski

Steven Czerwinski

CTO, Head Of Engineering
Dmitri Zimine

Dmitri Zimine

VP of Engineering and Product
Michael Cuneo

Michael Cuneo

VP of Product
Casey Clark

Casey Clark

Chief Customer Officer
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Scalyr Office Locations

Scalyr has an office in San Mateo
San Mateo, CA, US (HQ)
101 S San Mateo Dr 4th Floor
San Mateo, CA, US
2929 Campus Dr #200
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Scalyr Financials and Metrics

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Scalyr total Funding

$22.1 m

Scalyr latest funding size

$20 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Scalyr investors

Scalyr's latest funding round in November 2017 was reported to be $20 m. In total, Scalyr has raised $22.1 m
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Scalyr Operating Metrics

Nov, 2017

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Scalyr News and Updates

Scalyr's new Elasticsearch Connector solves Elasticsearch scaling challenges by seamlessly integrating the Scalyr Event Data Cloud with Elasticsearch deployments

SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Scalyr announced the availability of its Elasticsearch Connector to provide customers the ability to solve challenges with scaling Elasticsearch. The Elasticsearch Connector lets Kibana visualizations, Elasticsearch queries, and custom...

Speed to truth: Scalyr enables search in complex data logs at warp speed

Whether it involves online search or troubleshooting a thorny systems error, the name of the game is speed. Yet, in a world where a navigation bar can deliver an answer for “today’s weather” or “the derivative of square root by sine X of first principles” in less than the blink of an eye, finding t…

Scalyr launches PowerQueries for advanced log management

Log management service Scalyr today announced the beta launch of PowerQueries, its new tools for letting its users create advanced search operations as they manage their log files and troubleshoot potential issues. The new service allows users to perform complex actions to group, transform, filter a…

This former Cisco exec explains why she was so excited to join $155 million Scalyr as its new CEO (CSCO)

Log-management startup Scalyr announced Thursday that Christine Heckart, formerly a senior vice president at Cisco, will become its new CEO. Scalyr was founded by Steve Newman, who previously founded Writely, the startup that Google acquired and turned into the original Google Docs. Startups like …

Ex-Googlers raise $20M in funding for Scalyr to take on Splunk

Analyzing infrastructure logs is at once among the most important and the most difficult parts of administrators’ work. The machine-generated data coming off a company’s systems is essential for diagnosing technical issues, but it can be tricky to put into proper context because of the sheer amount …

Scalyr Blogs

What Does a Site Reliability Engineer Do?

Although site reliability engineering has been around for a while, it has only recently gained fame in general software circles. But there are still a lot of questions as to what a site reliability engineer (SRE) does. Much of what we know comes from the book Site Reliability Engineering from Google…

An In-Depth Guide to Nginx Metrics

In our guides Zen and the Art of System Monitoring and How to Monitor Nginx: The Essential Guide, we cover our monitoring philosophy. We also recommend a specific set of metrics to monitor and alerts to set for maximum Nginx happiness. Here, we’d like to dive into the nitty-gritty of those essential…

Introducing Scalyr Labs

We’re excited to announce Scalyr Labs, a way you can try out new and experimental features before they are released to production. Labs lets us share new functionality more quickly with you to get feedback earlier in the development process.  We are excited to give you the opportunity to be more act…

Introducing Christine Heckart, Scalyr’s new CEO

It seems like just yesterday that I announced that Scalyr had raised Series A. It was a big step for the company. We’ve been pretty capital efficient, so we weren’t short on cash, but the opportunities in front of us were such that it made sense to take that step to accelerate our growth. 2018 […] T…

Getting Started Quickly With Angular Logging

The previous articles in this series covered the basics of logging in C#, Java, Python, Ruby, Node.js, and JavaScript. In this article, I’ll show you how to quickly get started logging in one of the most popular front-end development frameworks: Angular. “But wait!” you might be thinking. “Do you me…

Azure Functions Tutorial: Creating Your First Function

Azure Functions is the function-as-a-service (FaaS) offering from Azure—the equivalent of AWS Lambda from Amazon. FaaS is simply a platform to upload the application code, run, and manage the application without having to think about setting up any servers. You only pay for the time the application …
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Scalyr Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Scalyr founded?

    Scalyr was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Scalyr key executives?

    Scalyr's key executives are Christine Heckart, Steve Newman and Steven Czerwinski.

  • How many employees does Scalyr have?

    Scalyr has 50 employees.

  • Who are Scalyr competitors?

    Competitors of Scalyr include PolSource, Dariel and Nimonik.

  • Where is Scalyr headquarters?

    Scalyr headquarters is located at 101 S San Mateo Dr 4th Floor, San Mateo.

  • Where are Scalyr offices?

    Scalyr has an office in San Mateo.

  • How many offices does Scalyr have?

    Scalyr has 2 offices.