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Log Parser Fundamentals

by Robert Boedigheimer

Learn how to use Log Parser to write queries against many different input formats.

What you'll learn

Log Parser is a free tool from Microsoft that provides the ability to write SQL-like queries against a large number of input formats. It is not just text based files like web logs, CSV files, etc. but also system resources like the file system, registry and event logs. Learn some best practices for monitoring your systems with log parser!

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About the author

Robert has been developing web sites for the past 23 years. He is a Microsoft MVP, a Progress Developer Expert (Fiddler), a Pluralsight author, and a 3rd degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Robert regularly speaks at national and international events.

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