Mining Console Logs for Large-Scale System Problem Detection

  title={Mining Console Logs for Large-Scale System Problem Detection},
  author={Wei Xu and Ling Huang and Armando Fox and David A. Patterson and Michael I. Jordan},
The console logs generated by an application contain messag that the application developers believed would be useful in debugging or monitoring the application. Despite the ubiquit y and large size of these logs, they are rarely exploited in a syste matic way for monitoring and debugging because they are not readily machine-parsable. In this paper, we propose a novel meth od for mining this rich source of information. First, we combin e log parsing and text mining with source code analysis to… CONTINUE READING
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