Re: [R] R usage for log analysis

From: Jean-Luc Fontaine <>
Date: Mon 12 Jun 2006 - 20:11:00 EST

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Allen S. Rout wrote:
> Don't expect a warm welcome. This community is like all open-source
> communities, sharply focused on its' own concerns and expertise. And,
> in an unusual experience for computer types, our core competencies
> hold little or no sway here; they don't even give us much of a leg up.
> Just wait 'till you want to do something nutso like produce a business
> graphic. :)
> I'm working on understanding enough of R packaging and documentation
> to begin a 'task view' focused on systems administration, for humble
> submission. That might end up being mostly "log analysis"; the term
> can describe much of what we do, if it's stretched a bit. I'm hoping
> the task view will attract the teeming masses of sysadmins trapped in
> the mire of Gnuplot and friends.
Although not specifically solving the problem at hand, you might want to take a look at moodss and moomps (, modular monitoring applications, which uses R ( and its log module (

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