In Today's era where application server spreads across hundreds of machines, log-aggregation has become mandatory tool. It provides centralised location for browsing / searching through your logs coming from all of the server instances. Google's stack driver is indeed quite stable log-aggregation tool.
After reading this blog you will be able to:
- send your multi-server logs to centralised location ie stack driver
- monitor / search logs in real time
- re-use same config on different elastic beanstalk environments (prod vs non-prod)
This tutorial is divided into two chapters: