Logstash is an open source, free, and scalable tool that can help you get a grip on your logs and events. Search and analyze your infrastructure with ease, in real-time; let logstash be a crystal ball for viewing events in your infrastructure and your business. Additionally, logstash acts as a pipeline, so you can easily automate reactions and alerts through the logstash pipeline to create a self-healing infrastructure or to fire off alerts. This talk will introduce logstash and cover how it can be used to debug and analyze problems with your infrastructure and your busi ness: centralize your event and log collection, analyze data, and correlate failures.
CarolinaCon is an annual conference in North Carolina that is dedicated to sharing knowledge about technology, security and information rights. CarolinaCon also serves to enhance the local and international awareness of current technology related issues and developments. CarolinaCon also strives to mix in enough entertainment and side contests/challenges to make for a truly fun event.