Presentation: Log Analysis with Elasticsearch
Log analysis has a lot of performance benefits. Here's a breakdown of Elasticsearch log analysis from Velocity NYC by Rafal Kuc and Radu Gheorghe.
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The talk goes through the basics of centralizing logs in Elasticsearch and all the strategies that make it scale with billions of documents in production. They cover:
- Time-based indices and index templates to efficiently slice your data
- Different node tiers to de-couple reading from writing, heavy traffic from low traffic
- Tuning various Elasticsearch and OS settings to maximize throughput and search performance
- Configuring tools such as logstash and rsyslog to maximize throughput and minimize overhead
Here are the slides:
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