A successful log file management and reporting system flags security, application, and system problems before they get out of hand. Yet IT often lacks the tools and understanding to dig into gobs of log data. InfoWorld’s Roger Grimes explains the benefits of log file analysis and outlines a simple strategy for collecting, normalizing, indexing, storing, and analyzing log files generated by systems across the enterprise.
This PDF report provides the following benefits:
- The benefits of log file analysis system so it delivers the alerts and reports you need.
- How to create your own log file management to protect high-volume transaction systems that are intolerant of data loss.
- An explanation of the log management lifecycle, from configuration to collection to normalization to indexing and more.