[OT]: Syslog issues?

Luis Motta Campos luismottacampos at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Mar 22 09:24:06 GMT 2007

On Mar 21, 2007, at 5:21 PM, paddy at panici.net wrote:
> If he's gonna log 40GB/day over the network, then he needs the network
> capacity for that.

   Does it means a separated network for this?

> Is writing 500KB/s to disk such a big issue ?

   The problem is quering the data afterwards: it's spread across my  
farm (very small at this moment - 12 servers only, but it will grow  
up fast).

> I would have thought the analysis part would be a bigger  
> consideration.
> I've never used any of them, but IIRC there are few implementations  
> out
> there to log from apache over the network to something like mysql or
> perhaps postgres.

   Again, there are two different data streams being logged to the  
same files: apache log data, that is expected; my application data  
(that never should be there, I'm working on this now).

   Thanks for you considerations!
Luis Motta Campos (a.k.a. Monsieur Champs) is a software engineer,
Perl fanatic evangelist, and amateur {cook, photographer}

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