A presentation at DEVOPS.BARCELONA in in Barcelona, Spain by Philipp Krenn
Most organizations feel the need to centralize their logs — once you have more than a couple of servers or containers, SSH and tail will not serve you well any more. However, the common question or struggle is how to achieve that.
This talk presents multiple approaches and patterns with their advantages and disadvantages, so you can pick the one that fits your organization best:
Each pattern has its own demo with the open source Elastic Stack (previously called ELK Stack), so you can easily try out the different approaches in your environment. Though the general patterns are applicable with any centralized logging system.
The following resources were mentioned during the presentation or are useful additional information.
How to log from a Java application to the Elastic Stack.
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