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README.md

LogSpy

LogSpy is a Rack middleware sending request log to Amazon SQS on each request.

How it works

After each request, log_spy opens a new thread and sends the request log payload as a json string onto AWS SQS.

Why not use Papertrail or other log collector?

Logspy does not intend to replace the log collectors like Papertrail or something similar. The purpose of Logspy is to record each request and its params so that we can easily analyse even replay requests within a certain period.

Installation

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'log_spy'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install log_spy

Usage

require and use the middleware:

  • Bare Rack:
require 'log_spy'
use LogSpy::Spy, 'aws-sqs-url'
  • Rails:
# config/application.rb
config.middleware.use LogSpy::Spy, 'aws-sqs-url', :region => 'ap-southeast-1',
                                                  :access_key_id => 'the-key-id',
                                                  :secret_access_key => 'the-secret'

API Documents:

to use the middleware:

  • usage: use LogSpy::Spy, <aws-sqs-url>[, <options>]
  • params:
    • aws-sqs-url(required): the Queue URL of SQS, which identifies the queue.
    • options(optional): if given, log_spy would pass it to initialize Aws::SQS

the payload format sends to AWS SQS:

{
  "path": "/the/request/path",
  "status": 200,
  "execution_time": 145.3, // in ms
  "controller_action": "users#show", // if env['action_dispatch.request.parameters'] exists
  "request": {
    "content_type": "application/json",
    "request_method": "post",
    "ip": "123.1.1.1",
    "query_string": "query-key=query-val&hello=world",
    "body": "body-key=body-val",
    "cookies": {
      "cookie_key": "cookie_val"
    }
  },

  // if got exception
  "error": {
    "message": "the exception message",
    "backtrace": [ "exception back trace" ]
  }
}
  • error: error would not be included in the payload if no exception was raised
  • request.body: if the request Content-Type is of multipart, the body would be an empty string

Testing:

$ bundle install $ bundle exec rspec spec/

Contributing

  1. Fork it ( https://github.com/[my-github-username]/log_spy/fork )
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create a new Pull Request