About Daniel Berman

Daniel Berman is Product Evangelist at He is passionate about log analytics, big data, cloud, and family and loves running, Liverpool FC, and writing about disruptive tech stuff.

November 2016

Elasticsearch Mapping: The Basics, Two Types, and a Few Examples

By | November 14th, 2016|Blog, Elasticsearch|

Mapping in Elasticsearch can seem daunting, especially if you’re just starting out with ELK. This article will help you to understand the basics.

AWS re:Invent 2016: 10 Sessions You Must Not Miss

By | November 3rd, 2016|Amazon Web Services, Blog|

Autumn in Las Vegas means one thing -- it’s time for AWS re:Invent. Here are the top ten sessions that are worth a ticket to re:Invent in their own right.

October 2016

How to Power Your IT Operations With Artificial Intelligence

By | October 25th, 2016|Blog, Log Analysis|

Learn about how Cognitive Insights can change the way you do log analysis by analyzing human interaction with data and not the data itself.

Sysdig and ELK: A Match (Potentially) Made in Heaven

By | October 19th, 2016|Blog, ELK Stack|

Sysdig monitors Linux systems and containers, but it can generate thousands of log messages per minute. The ELK Stack can help to analyze that data.

Amazon EC2 Container System (ECS) Log Analysis – Part 2

By | October 13th, 2016|Amazon Web Services, Blog|

In the prior post, we saw how to log ECS container API actions with CloudTrail and ELK. Here, I will describe how to log the Docker containers themselves.

Installing the Elastic Stack 5.0 Beta

By | October 10th, 2016|Blog, ELK Stack|

After five alpha versions, Elastic recently released the first beta version of the long awaited Elastic Stack 5.0. Here's how to install it.

Docker Stats Monitoring: Taking Dockbeat for a Ride

By | October 6th, 2016|Blog, Docker|

Dockbeat uses the docker stats API to push container resource usage metrics to Elasticsearch or Logstash. Here's how to get it up and running.

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