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Analyze/Parse an Apache Access Log

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Last Modified: 2012-08-14
I'm trying to analyze an 8gb apache access log file.  I've downloaded the file to my machine but it seems to big to manage directly in a text editor.  Is there something I can use to parse the details of a log file?  I need to look at certain date ranges and certain url redirects.  In the end I would like to graph them.  An excel would be great to sort and filter but I don't think it can handle a file of that size.  Any thoughts?

Also, is there something out there to get this into a database where I can query it directly?
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