[Twisted-Python] newb help needed on syslog

fatblowfish fatblowfish at gmail.com
Thu Aug 13 22:47:05 EDT 2009


Thanks Terry! That's a good jumpstart you gave me...(",)

On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 6:40 PM, Terry Jones <terry at fluidinfo.com> wrote:

> >>>>> "Rebs" == Rebs Guarina <fatblowfish at gmail.com> writes:
> Rebs> I'm currently looking at writing a remote syslog client (logs go to a
> Rebs> central log server running syslog-ng) using twisted. Do you guys have
> Rebs> any tips on this? If this somewhat appears to be a repost, please
> Rebs> kindly redirect me to the appropriate link.
>
> Hi Rebs
>
> This on only a suggestion of a direction, one which we (Fluidinfo) are
> very likely to take too.
>
> The ingredients are Twisted (of course) and Scribe
> (http://developers.facebook.com/scribe/). You can tie these together using
> the Twisted support we added to Thrift (Scribe uses Thrift). You can
> optionally be routing log messages through AMQP using txAMQP
> (https://launchpad.net/txamqp).
>
> That's actually a pretty simple solution, given the existence of Twisted
> support for both Thrift and AMQP (if you want it). But OTOH it's not
> something you'll get set up without some effort and perhaps head scratching
> (especially if you add AMQP to the mix - it's considerably simpler if you
> just use Thrift with its built-in Twisted support). So if your load isn't
> going to be fairly heavy you'd probably be better doing something simpler.
>
> Terry
>
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