Tag Archives: SLAB

Creating a silent msi for Semantic Logging OUT-OF-PROCESS service using WiX

In a previous blog, the OUT-OF-PROCESS Semantic Logging service was installed from hand. (Power shell script and xml configuration). Enterprise Library 6, Semantic Logging, Part 2, OUT-OF-PROCESS A typical end user cannot be expected to do this. It would be better, if an msi could be created so that a fully pre-configured service can be […]

Windows 8 App with Semantic Logging

Windows 8 Pro or Windows 8 Enterprise offers the ability to use Semantic Logging so that a Window 8 App can log to a central database using the OUT-OF-PROCESS service from the Enterprise Library. (ETW with EventSource in the Windows App) Here’s a simple Howto: Step 1: Install the Enterprise Library Semantic Logging OUT-OF-PROCESS service. […]

Enterprise Library 6, Semantic Logging, Part 4 advantages, customising

This post continues on from part 3: Enterprise Library 6, Semantic Logging, Part 3, Getting into the details In-process / out of process logging Again, here’s the diagrams showing the difference between in-process and out-of-process logging. (Taken from the EL6 documentation) In-Process OUT-OF-PROCESS As soon as performance in your logging is required, out-of-process should be […]

Enterprise Library 6, Semantic Logging, Part 3, Getting into the details

This post continues on from part 2: Enterprise Library 6, Semantic Logging, Part 2, OUT-OF-PROCESS Keywords Keywords can be used if in the EventSource and later in the listener to defined groups. – Keywords must be a number to the power of 2, or 2^X because it is used as a bit array. – Custom […]

Enterprise Library 6, Semantic Logging, Part 2, OUT-OF-PROCESS

This blog demonstrates how to log to the database using semantic logging (SLAB) OUT-OF-PROCESS in a MVC4 application. Follow the instructions as shown in part 1 Enterprise Library 6, Semantic Logging, Part 1, database listener UPDATE: The service is now available as a NuGet package. Download and install the OUT-OF-PROCESS service: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=290903 Follow the instructions […]

Enterprise Library 6, Semantic Logging, Part 1, database listener

This is a simple MVC sample which shows how to set up a basic Enterprise Library Semantic Logging (SLAB) application which logs to the database. Create a simple MVC project Get the Semantic Logging from nuget: These nuget packages adds just 4 new assemblies as shown (No Unity): Install the scripts to your database: Scripts […]