Log shipping through ELK

A common devops task is build logging pipeline with ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana). Suppose the application is written in Java and currently use log4j’s RollingFileAppender to generate log files locally. We can use log4j’s socket appender to write to Logstash, which further pushes the log stream to Elasticsearch cluster. In this model, failure to … Read moreLog shipping through ELK