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Lightweight logstash_formatter logging initializer

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GIQLogging is a lightweight logging initializer to promote standardized log formats across services. It wraps the functionality of ``logging`` with formatting provided by `Exoscale's <>`_ `python-logstash-formatter <>`_.

.. code-block:: python

import GIQLogging
logging = GIQLogging.init(logstash_type='servicename',
extra_fields={'foo': 'bar', 'hello': 'world'})'log message')


To install GIQLogging, simply:

.. code-block:: bash

pip install GIQLogging


- In Graphiq's case, GIQLogging is specifically intended for services to log JSON output to be picked up and visualized using an ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash & Kibana) stack. As such, we require the ``logstash_type`` value to be set upon initialization. This value is placed as an ``extra_field`` and output to each log entry for later use by Logstash.
- The default ``level`` if one is not provided is ``logging.DEBUG``
- If a ``logpath`` is not provided the log will be directed to ``sys.stdout`
- ``logger_name`` is optional, only necessary if initializing multiple loggers
- ``extra_fields`` are optional


Please submit issues `here <>`_.

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