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Using Log Parser 2.2 (4 tags)
Log Parser is one cool tool, and it can help you analyze all kinds of logs with ease. Mitch Tulloch, author of Windows Server Hacks, shows you where to get it and how to make the most of it.

Using log4net (3 tags)
Logging is an essential tool in every developer's arsenal. It helps them to identify problems faster by showing them the state of an application at any given point. Nauman Leghari shows you how to use the open source log4net.

Writing Apache's Logs to MySQL (2 tags)
Adding a few performance statistics to your Apache httpd logs can help you profile your applications. Digging through flat files for information is a drag, though. Logging to a relational database can make reporting and analysis much more convenient. Chris Josephes demonstrates how to install and configure mod_log_mysql and shows off what you can do with it.

Datamining Apache Logs with PostgreSQL (2 tags)
System log files encapsulate a wealth of information for administrators and developers. Teasing that data out of the logs into a format that reveals patterns may be a challenge, though. Robert Bernier shows how to parse, store, and query Apache httpd log data from PostgreSQL to find useful information.

Python Standard Logging (2 tags)
Tracking down what your application does seems easy; just add a few print statements here and there. Unfortunately, effectively tracing a program is more difficult. That's where Python's standard logging module comes in. Jeremy Jones demonstrates how to make it work for you.