Log Parser Lizard GUI by Lizard Labs is an intuitive GUI front for Log Parser 2.2, which will be used during a series of posting deticated on how to parse information out of both the IIS and Sitecore log files to help pinpoint performance issues.
Log Parser is a very powerful, free and versatile tool that provides universal query access to text-based data, such as log files, XML files, and CSV files, as well as key data sources on the Microsoft Windows operating system, such as the event log, IIS log, the registry, the file system, and the Active Directory services.
The command line interface provided with Log Parser has a lot of power, but is complex to use. Log Parser Lizard GUI provides simple means to parse log files, targeting the information required to diagnose issues.
Log Parser Lizard can handle multiple input (log) formats, uses a SQL like query for parsing logs, and provides output in a data grid or in several graphing formats. As well as being able to export the resulting dataset to Excel, PDF, and other formats.