Logstash with Jordan Sissel

There are a number of problems with traditional log management. Most problems are ignored or solved with duct-tape and glue. Jordan Sissel the author of Logstash, will talk about many of those problems and consequences. He will further discuss solutions to some of these problems and present logstash as a general-purpose, free, and open source tool for going from a situation where your logs simply exist to fill up disk to an awesome implementation where your business generates value from your logs.

Jordan is a hacker in San Jose who has been doing operations for 8 years.He practices hate-driven development and gives out hugs upon request. When not hacking, he loves doing awesome things as a dad and a husband.

** Lightning Talks **
- if you want to present something in a lightning talk format (~5 mins) please let us know so we can add you to the agenda. This can be anything (hopefully somehow related to devops, but not
necessary); anything cool you want to share with the group.

- we will have food and beverages thanks to our sponsors Opscode and Scriptrock. Come by around 7pm to socialize and sync up. The presentation will start around 7:30pm.

- there is plenty of parking around the building, and this should not be a problem at all.

Note: if you want to help the group in some way (sponsor a meetup, present at future meetups, etc.) please ping me and let me know.

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  • Terry J F.

    Great Presentation. Awesome meetup.

    1 · March 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Slides from here: http://semicomplete.com/presentations/logstash-scale11x/ - thanks for having me out! Lots of great discussion after the preso. :)

    2 · March 8, 2013

  • Ryan P.

    Is this really scheduled for a Friday night? The last few meetups have all been on Tuesdays.

    February 26, 2013

    • Dave N.

      Lots of people here for a Friday! =)

      March 8, 2013

  • Dave N.

    Google Hangout on Air starting now: http://youtu.be/rzljQITP6zw #logstash

    March 8, 2013

    • Var

      Thanks for the link. Is the recording available after the session?

      March 8, 2013

    • Dave N.

      Yes, we are saving the video to YouTube for playback

      2 · March 8, 2013

  • Ranjib D.

    Any one is driving back via montague expy? I need a car pool/ lift for coming back, VTA bus is available till 7 PM only :-(

    March 8, 2013

    • Amit U.

      I can drop you if it is towards Militas..

      March 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Got a new shipment of logstash stickers, so I'll be bringing bucket of them. MOAR LOGS

    March 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Unfortunately I will not be in town.

    February 28, 2013

  • Sean

    And logging some (´┏o┓`)

    1 · February 26, 2013

  • Robert B.

    Woohoo stashing some logs!

    1 · February 26, 2013

  • Marius D.

    Yep, it's next Friday. We are moving away from the Cloud Center and this will be the first meetup at the Silicon Valley Innovation Center. I'm sure it will be awesome!

    1 · February 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Woohoo logs!

    1 · February 26, 2013

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