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HP Vertica Essentials by Rishabh Agrawal

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Looking at events

There are various events such as Emergency, Alerts, Critical, Errors, Warnings, Notices, Information, and Debugs that are logged by Vertica. Vertica logs these events in one of the following ways:

  • In the Vertica.log file
  • In the ACTIVE_EVENTS system table
  • Using SNMP
  • Using Syslog

This book will cover the usage of the Vertial.log files and the ACTIVE_EVENTS system table for logging events.

The following table lists the events that are logged:

Event name

Event type

Description

Low Disk Space

0

This event is logged either when there is not enough space in the physical disk or when there is a hardware issue.

Read Only File System

1

Vertica uses specific directories for storing Catalog or Data information. When Vertica is unable to ...

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