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PHPBuilder: Revisited: Logging With PHP
(Dec 12th, 20:31:25 )

"Figuring out where your hits are coming from and which pages are being viewed is not too difficult if you use a good log analyzer like Analog or something similar.

But if you want to pull up reports on the fly at any time, you need to take a different route."

"For about six months, I was importing my Apache logs into an SQL database and then running ad-hoc queries against that.

Unfortunately, that requires me to go out and manually grab those log files, tweak the format a bit, then import. I wanted something better - something that was continually updated, gave me information on what content was being viewed, browser and platforms stats, and trends over time."

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