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Re: Flexible Producers and Consumers
We do have a console producer that allows you to pipe in log data in string
format and a log4j Kafka appender. It would be great if people can
contribute other types of adapters.


On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 11:31 AM, Danny Patel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I've read through many sites regarding using Kafka for log aggregation but
> haven't really found anything that actually talks about how people are
> shipping their logs into Kafka and consuming them. I'm really interested in
> implementation that would watch any kind of logs (local syslogs and
> application logs) and ship them near realtime into kafka. I think products
> like logstash and flume really shine in this area as they have multitude of
> options to ship any data stream into central aggregation service.
> Since Kafka is proclaimed to be far more scalable I'm hoping there are
> options such as (http://logstash.net/docs/1.1.13/) to be able to vacuum
> any data source and put it into kafka queues and then consume them.
> Any suggestions?