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Why Log analysis is important for you ?


Need for Log Analysis

Logs provide us with necessary information on how our system is behaving. However, the content and format of logs varies among different services or say, among different components of the same system. For example a scanner may log error messages related to communication with other devices, on the other hand a web server logs information on all incoming requests, outgoing response, time taken for response etc. Similarly application logs for an e-commerce website will log business specific logs.

As the logs vary by their content, so are their uses. For example, the logs from the scanner might be used for troubleshooting or for simple status check or reporting, while the Web-server log is used to analyze the traffic patterns across multiple products. Analysis of logs from an ecommerce site can help to figure out if packages from a specific location are returned repeatedly and probable reasons for the same.

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My Book on ELK Stack : Learning ELK Stack

Learning ELK Stack

I am writing this post to announce the general availability of my book on ELK stack titled ” Learning ELK Stack ” with PacktPub publications.

Book aims to provide individuals/technologists who seek to implement their own log and data analytics solutions using opensource stack of Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana popularly known as ELK stack.

This is the first book ever published which covers ELK stack.

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Learning ELK Stack by Saurabh Chhajed

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