Querying App Engine Logs with Elasticsearch

From a DevOps perspective having a historical record of application logs can aid immensely in tracking down bugs, responding to customer questions, or finding out when and why that critical piece of data was updated to the wrong value. One of the biggest grievances with the built-in log handling of Google App Engine is that historical logs are only available for the previous three days. We wanted to do a little bit better and have logs available for a 30 day time period. [Read More]