rsyslog : new v6 branch in portage

The first ebuild of the v6.2 stable branch of rsyslog is finally available in portage. This branch provides functional and performance enhancements of rsyslog. Quick highlights : Hadoop (HDFS) support has been considerably speeded up by supporting batched insert mode. TCP transmission overhead for TLS has been dramatically improved. TCP supports input worker thread pools. […]

State of the event log architecture enhancements

Interesting stuff is happening on the event log (syslog) community and more precisely on the topic of syslog format extension and structuring syslog data. As of today there’s no real standard on how to format and structure data on a syslog message. Every project has its own log message structure and syntax (qmail and postfix […]