Smartcloud Analytics Log Analysis refers to an IBM solution that looks at log data from a variety of sources (servers, applications servers, middleware, you name it), and parses through the log data looking for indications of issues and anomalies. Smartcloud Analytics Log Analysis, or SCA LA for short, provides the backbone, if you will, for employing Big Data type techniques to analyze system activity, and identify issues.
I will be posting more on SCA LA in the coming weeks. SCA LA is interesting technology, and I see this area of Big Data and Analytics as being a major area of innovation in the realm of systems management.
Meanwhile, here is a link for more information (and a free download to try the tool out):