Lodge is a HTTP to syslog proxy by Kord Campbell. Logging to Lodge is straightforward:
curl -d "127.0.0.1 - all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy" https://localhost/inputs/d00dadc0ffee
It's a fairly simple little script, and can work with Syslog-NG.
Campbell has written up a detailed blog post with some useful examples
in Lodge: A HTTP to Syslog Proxy with
I noticed Node.js and
on How to Node which is a brief roundup of popular
MongoDB libraries for Node. The issue of indentation is mentioned in reference to the
mongodb-node-native library, which Mongoose attempts
My personal projects have been mongodb-node-native so far, with my own
wrappers to cut down syntax. I haven't actually used Mongoose in anger
still, but it might be time to switch.
I recently predicted that if you wrote a blog post containing references
to NoSQL, benchmarks, and Node, the traffic from
Hackernews would turn your server into a blazing pile of slag. It's a hot topic, mainly because there's suddenly
so many good database options out there. I've had a lot of luck with
MongoDB and Node, how about you?
The JS1k contest has also finished. The winner will
be announced at JSConf EU, which is on the 25th and 26th of September.