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From: Duane Hill (d.hillyournetplus.com)
Date: Tue Jul 10 2007 - 22:33:29 CDT
On Tue, 10 Jul 2007 at 19:59 -0700, chandler.listschapman.edu confabulated:
> Hamilton Vera wrote:
>> Get used to code in Perl || Python and check out the syslog-ng, it allows
>> you to "save"
>> the logs in a database ( such as MySQL ), so itīd be easier to handle the
>> info you want.
> On a semi related note, how does that treat compression? Our mailservers are
> generating nearly half a gig of data a day at the moment, before it's gzipped
> down to a tenth that size. Does MySQL have some form of compression built
> in, or am I going to need to invest in a RAID array to keep the data for more
> than a week or two?
> And man, do I ever hate coding... :-)
I haven't looked at this yet. MySQL has an ARCHIVE storage engine: