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How to Count Page Views and Visitors in Web Server Logs

How to Count Page Views and Visitors in Web Server Logs

We’ve uploaded a brand new screencast which shows how to process web server logs with Xplenty.

How to get Website Visitor Geolocations from IPs

How to get Website Visitor Geolocations from IPs

Although the Internet made the world flat, geography still matters. Knowing which countries your users live in could provide business opportunities to localize your services and increase profits. The only...

Parsing User Agent Strings in Big Data

Parsing User Agent Strings in Big Data

Big Data brother is watching - whenever users surf your website, their browser sends an HTTP header called ‘User Agent’. It tells your web server which browser they’re using, in...

Analyze Papertrail Logs on the Cloud with Xplenty

Analyze Papertrail Logs on the Cloud with Xplenty

Papertrail is a cloud-hosted log management service. We use it internally for business insights and eat our own dogfood by processing the logs on Xplenty, our data integration platform on...

4 Tips on Collecting Streaming Data

4 Tips on Collecting Streaming Data

Readers of our blog should know by now that Apache Hadoop is great for offline batch processing of Big Data. But what about online streaming data? What if you’re running...