Introduction to Ingesting logs with Loki | Zero to Hero: Loki | Grafana

Introduction to Ingesting logs with Loki | Zero to Hero: Loki | Grafana

May 24, 2024

Have you just discovered Grafana Loki? In this Zero to Hero episode, we dive deeper into how to ingest your logs into Loki. Buckle up and get ready to learn about:

00:00 - Intro

00:43 - How does Grafana Loki Ingest logs?

01:31 - How are your logs stored within Grafana Loki?

02:19 - Collectors and clients for ingesting logs into Loki

04:05 - Tutorial Intro

04:51 - Tutorial Setup

05:45 - Discovering log files with Grafana Alloy

07:41 - Configuring the Loki write endpoint

08:38 - Scraping the discovered log files

10:19 - What are Loki Labels

11:35 - Dynamically Adding new labels using Alloy

14:03 - Migration Tool for Alloy (Promtail, Otel, Agent)

14:45 - Outro

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