Parse haproxy log lines into protocol buffers
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README.md

Haproxy protocol buffer format goals

An experiment on exploring benefits of batch encoding Haproxy log lines as protocol buffer messages for:

  • Denser representation
  • Easier parsing

Status

Discontinued

The lessons learnt so far was that the space savings gains weren't that great, and if we did store protos in HDFS any streaming jobs would have to implement a new framing mechanism to handle these binary objects.

The Haproxy log format is quite dense and easy to parse as it stands now.

License

Copyright (c) 2012, Sean Treadway, SoundCloud Ltd. All rights reserved.

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