Posts by Sahana Shivu:
Distributed Logging & it's best practices
A log is perhaps the simplest possible storage abstraction. It is an append-only, totally-ordered sequence of records ordered by time.
As we all know Distributed system is composed of several applications calling each other to complete one operation. We might need to talk to multiple services running on different machines to fulfil a single business requirement. So, the log messages generated by microservices are distributed across multiple hosts.
What’s much harder is to make sense of this ocean of logs from a logical point of view. Here is what centralized logging comes to the rescue.read more