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Search and analysis tooling for structured logs

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repository contains tools and components used to search, analyze, and store structured log data, including:
  • The zq command line tool, for searching and analyzing log files
  • The zqd daemon, which serves a REST API to manage and query log archives, and is the backend for the Brim application
  • The zar command line tool, for working with log data archives
  • The zapi command line tool, for interacting with the API provided by zqd
  • The ZQL query language definition and implementation
  • The ZNG structured log specification and supporting components


To install

or any other tool from this repo, you can either clone the repo and compile from source, or use a pre-compiled release, available for Windows, macOS, and Linux.

If you don't have Go installed, download and install it from the Go downloads page. Go version 1.15 or later is required.

To install the binaries in

, clone this repo and execute
make install
git clone
cd zq
make install


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