magpiebrain

Sam Newman's site, a Consultant at ThoughtWorks

We have lots of information available about our systems. CPU, disk IO, orders placed, error rates, users logged in. But typically all these pieces of information are collected, aggregated and stored in very different ways making correlation difficult and increasing the operational overhead of our systems. What if we could treat all of this information as events? What if we could aggregate, store, and report on all of this information as a uniform event stream?

This talk will look at emerging trends in the space of log aggregation, monitoring and event streaming to paint a picture for how you too can start to make real use of the information already available to you using nothing more complex than some free, off the shelf Open Source software.

I presented this talk at the joint ThoughtWorks and BBC Develop:North conference in October 2012, and again at GeeCon 2013 in Poland. A video should be available soon, but until then you can see the slides.

About these ads

2 Responses to “Talk: Surfing The Event Stream”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Basic HTML is allowed. Your email address will not be published.

Subscribe to this comment feed via RSS

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: