Visualization of accesslogs through MySQL in Kibana/Elasticsearch

Long title for a complex topic. Target of this post is to show only a cut-through for an interesting scenario. Imagine an environment with several Tomcat instances. Those Tomcats are logging currently their catalina- and access-logs to file from where they are collected and shipped with a shell script to a central logserver, where they […]

Log4j jdbc appender with multiple columns

Logging is great. No question, every one is happy about having logfiles to follow application’s flow. But in case you are confronted with a large bunch of logfiles, let’s say thousands of requests/responses of your adapter, you need an option for fast filtering or better: querying. So it would be nice to have the logged […]