[syslog-ng] performance

Hirling Endre endre@dawn.elte.hu
Mon, 8 May 2000 12:21:34 +0000 (GMT)

On Mon, 8 May 2000, Florin Andrei wrote:

> 	How syslog-ng deals with high-volume logging? The old syslogd is very bad
> in this respect; if you feed it with lots of logs, the system slows down
> horribly.
> 	So, how does syslog-ng behaves in such cases?

For me, it eats up the cpu and a lot of ram (~40M) after a week or so.
The old syslogd didn't do that.

(~20 routers and 5-6 servers logging to it with $PROGRAM & $HOST
expansion, no dns, k7-500, u2w disk)