Archive for July 14th, 2019

Trace Analysis Patterns (Part 172)

Sunday, July 14th, 2019

Some trace and log messages may have different grammatical structure and content but similar semantics. Therefore, we can create a table listing equivalent messages (using some equivalence relation) and use it to construct simpler traces and logs as depicted in this picture:

One trivial example of Equivalent Messages analysis pattern is Quotient Trace. Another example is Inter-Correlational analysis of logs that have different structure and format. In such a case Equivalent Messages simplify the analysis of higher Trace Dimensions.

- Dmitry Vostokov @ + -