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Neo4j High Performance

By : Sonal Raj
Book Image

Neo4j High Performance

By: Sonal Raj

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Neo4j High Performance
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Neo4j server logging

The Neo4j server logs the information about the activities that takes place during the operating lifetime of the server. It is not an overhead; it is in fact an essential constituent for debugging, monitoring, and recovery. Neo4j provides support for logging of key server activity, HTTP request activity as well as garbage collection activity. Let us take a look at how to make use of these.

Server logging configurations

For event logging within the Neo4j server, the java.util.logging library of Java is used. You can configure the logging parameters in the conf/ file. The default level of logging is INFO, and the messages are printed on the terminal, as well as written to a rolling file located at data/log. Depending on the development stage and requirements, you can change the default behavior or even turn off the logging, using:


This will turn off all console output. The log files have a size limit of 10M after...