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I need a solution to parse Apache log files and produce the

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I need a solution to parse Apache log files and produce the following results:
- No. of successful requests per minute
- No. of error requests per minute
- Mean response time per minute
- MBs sent per minute
Preferably Python. Perl or Ruby would be fine and any use of logstash or similar would also be fine.
Please use the following log file to verify your process:
Log format (
"%a %l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %b %D"
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Programming
Expert:  James Dwyer replied 2 years ago.
for my apache log parsing I use Webalyzer, its free and it does a great job, unless this is a "have to reinvent the wheel situation" I'd say get Webalyzer at
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Yeah unfortunately it is a 'have to reinvent the wheel' scenario. For a production deployment I would use Webalizer or AWStats but this is for a technical exercise and thus a standard log analysis platform will not suffice for this particular task.

Expert:  James Dwyer replied 2 years ago. you may not be able to use a canned solution but the source is in python and might give you a steer in the right direction.