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Echo Cron To Syslog

When creating cron tasks on Linux many people do not realize that the output from the cron will logged and without redirection will sent to the user running the cron task’s email. In many cases this is the root user or if an alias has been set in /etc/aliases then the email will be sent…

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Rails Log Analyzers

Here are the ones I tried. Hope the comments aren’t too confusing Simple Rails Log Query Analyzer Ran ruby bin/query_log_analyzer.rb ../log/production.log production.log.1 (small log file ~25MB) Just printed the “Totals” heading with no results production.log (large log file ~400MB) Ran for a long time and nothing happened