Uber Reduces Logging Costs by 169x Using Compressed Log Processor (CLP)

An architecture diagram depicting how CLP works

Uber recently published how it dramatically reduced its logging costs using Compressed Log Processor (CLP). CLP is a tool capable of losslessly compressing text logs and searching them without decompression. It achieved a 169x compression ratio on Uber’s log data, saving storage, memory, and disk/network bandwidth.

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