Sending Logs Down the Flume

Linked on Oct 3 at 23:50

Application logs are notoriously difficult to manage. One party (IT) stores them while another (developers) requires meaningful access to them. IT often doesn’t wish to give developers access to the logs, and developers often don’t have a keen grasp on the tools necessary to search logs. Enter Flume, which attempts to solve this and other problems with logging. In this article, Dan Pritchett explains how Flume works and how it can be leveraged.

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