[Mageia-sysadm] Data mining our logs and data

nicolas vigier boklm at mars-attacks.org
Thu Oct 13 22:21:10 CEST 2011

On Wed, 05 Oct 2011, Romain d'Alverny wrote:

> Hi there,
> I'd like to collect quick first-view advice about
> http://ietherpad.com/9aXB01IHPi - we wrote this doc with bmahe after
> he proposed to help about the http://mageia.org/en/contribute/#data
> role. He packaged BigTop for his own use in Mageia - see
> https://www.mageia.org/pipermail/mageia-discuss/20110828/005096.html
> and sounds like he would like to work on this. That would be cool
> because we don't have yet anyone that can focus on this topic and make
> it more attractive to a few others.
> There are a few things to square before doing that (logs cleanup,
> license, availability, how we collect/inject logs actually) and
> starting with just a few web server logs would be a small, good enough
> start.

I don't understand exactly what is the question, or what is needed.

Public data is already available and can be used.

For anonymous http server logs, I think that would be possible, if
correctly anonymised, after checking that it doesn't annoy people, if
you provide the script to filter the logs.

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