Monthly Archives: September 2018

Centralizing logs at with Kafka and ELK stack

Logs are important part of any system as they give deep insight into what is happening with the system. They also helps in figuring out what went wrong when something unexpected happens.  Most applications generates logs in one form or the other and they are generally written into files on the local disk. A web application consists of various components and each of them generates logs. Few of them are mentioned below. Access logs from web servers like Nginx, Apache Logs from back end applications (Java, PHP, python etc.) Logs from Database, Cache system, Queues etc. System... Read More