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18. Logging and Monitoring

By James Turnbull and Dennis Matotek

Dennis Matotek, James Turnbull2 and Peter Lieverdink3

(1)Footscray, Victoria, Australia

(2)Brooklyn, New York, USA

(3)North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Throughout this book, we’ve talked about logging and monitoring and their value in troubleshooting your applications and services. In the first section of this chapter, we’re going to look at how logs work on the Linux operating system and how to make use of that data. We’ll look at how to store, aggregate, analyze, send alerts on, and rotate log entries and logs. ...

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