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Analyzing the Oroville Dam Spillover with the ELK Stack

By | February 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog, ELK Stack|

How to ingest the data from the Oroville Dam incident into the ELK Stack for educational analysis. This process can be used for any public dataset.

Monitoring a Dockerized ELK Stack with Prometheus and Grafana

By | February 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog, ELK Stack|

If you’re running ELK on Docker, it’s imperative to keep tabs on your containers. Here's how to monitor a Dockerized ELK using Prometheus and Grafana.

What’s New in — February 2017

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Company News|

We've added search API, sub accounts, Java and .net log shippers, integrations with Datadog, PagerDuty and BigPanda and alerts for Cognitive Insights.

Taking a First Look at Amazon X-Ray

By | February 6th, 2017|Categories: Amazon Web Services, Blog|

X-Ray grants visibility into the performance of deployed applications by providing traces of requests as they go through different service waypoints.

Using Grafana on Top of Elasticsearch

By | February 1st, 2017|Categories: Blog, Elasticsearch|

Data in Grafana dashboards can be read and analyzed more easily than with Kibana. Here's how to integrate Grafana with the ELK Stack.

How We Upgraded to Elasticsearch 5

By | January 26th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Elasticsearch|

There are many new and improved features in Elasticsearch 5. One of the best is the easier management and maintenance of large-scale clusters.