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IBM snaps up Compose to extend its cloudy database options

IBM continues to build out its database portfolio with the acquisition of Compose, which offers several open-source-oriented database options. Compose, which raised about $6.4 million dollars… 479 more words


'message' is important

In Logstash, each log line is termed a ‘message’. For some reason that I am not able to recollect (as I did the change on a Friday and ‘today’ was Monday), I changed the name to ‘errorText’. 43 more words


The ELK stack powered by Docker - Updated !


In a previous post, I’ve introduced the ELK stack powered by Docker & Fig (see the ELK stack powered by Docker).

I’ve recently decided to update the project to replace the usage of… 255 more words


Stream and analyse Tweets with the ELK / Docker stack in 3 simple steps

There are a lot of possibilities with Big Data tools on the today’s market. For example if we want to stream and analyse some tweets there are several ways to do this. 525 more words

Elasticsearch not running, Logstash will not parse data

While developing scripts to parse data using Logstash, I noted weird behavior from Logstash. If there is an ‘elasticsearch’ block in the ‘output’ block of the Logstash script and Elasticsearch is not running when the Logstash script is executed, Logstash refuses to parse data sent to it. 21 more words


Finding a Needle in a Haystack

A content-driven website can look like an intimidating pile of information to the average visitor. You want to help your visitors find what’s important to them. 779 more words


Direct logging to Elasticsearch from Nginx using Lua


Elasticsearch is neat. You can run any sorts of queries on your log data and create nice dashboards that you can use on your big screen. 1,784 more words