[Zope] Squid vs Apache+mod_proxy+mod_gzip

sean.upton@uniontrib.com sean.upton@uniontrib.com
Mon, 09 Jun 2003 09:35:47 -0700

1. yep, it does a lot more writes ==> more storage space issues, large file
issues, and also more i/o.  But it is an easy way to address the problem in
a lazy way. In addition to frequent log rotation, I just throw fairly decent
hardware at the problem, and Linux is quite good at buffering writes like

2. Perl script: see previous post.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Fred Yankowski [mailto:fred@ontosys.com]
> Sent: Monday, June 09, 2003 8:18 AM
> To: sean.upton@uniontrib.com
> Cc: zope@zope.org
> Subject: Re: [Zope] Squid vs Apache+mod_proxy+mod_gzip
> On Mon, Jun 09, 2003 at 08:55:56AM -0700, 
> sean.upton@uniontrib.com wrote:
> > Another logging option for Squid: we log with 
> log_mime_headers on, which
> > dumps a rather verbose log, but we filter this to combined 
> format for later
> > use and archival.
> Interesting idea.  I just tried this briefly and I see how it would do
> the job.  In my test case it logged about 8 times more data per GET
> than without 'log_mime_headers'.
> As someone else asked, could you share your script for converting that
> data into combined log format as expected by log analyzers?  It looks
> like a simple Perl script would do the job, extracting referrer and
> user-agent data when available from the corresponding headers.  Are
> there any tricks to that?
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