Gathering and Presenting Statistical Data from Apache Log Files

This chapter covers the architecture and implementation of plug-in based applications. As an example, we’re going to build a framework for analyzing Apache log files. Rather than creating a monolithic application, we’ll use the modular approach. Once we have a base framework, we’ll create a plug-in for it that performs the analysis based on the geographical location of the requestor.

Application Structure and Functionality

In the data mining and statistics gathering area, it is difficult to come up with a single application that suits the requirements of multiple users. ...

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