February 2017

Using Grafana on Top of Elasticsearch

By | February 1st, 2017|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.

January 2017

How We Upgraded to Elasticsearch 5

By | January 26th, 2017|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.

A Beginner’s Guide to Elasticsearch Plugins

By | January 18th, 2017|Blog, Elasticsearch|

Elasticsearch plugins extend the platform's functionality. Here's some basic tips and tricks from how to install them to management best practices.

Securing Elasticsearch Clusters Following the Recent Ransom Attacks

By | January 17th, 2017|Blog, Elasticsearch|

The attacks on Elasticsearch clusters are leaving indices empty and demands for bitcoin payments to recover the data. Here's how to make your data safer.

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.

September 2016

Solr vs. Elasticsearch: Who’s The Leading Open Source Search Engine?

By | September 27th, 2016|Blog, Elasticsearch|

Both were built on top of the Apache Lucene, but there are great differences in terms of ease of deployment, scalability, and other functionalities as well.

How We Monitor Elasticsearch with Graphite and Grafana

By | September 8th, 2016|Blog, Elasticsearch|

“How do you monitor Elasticsearch at this scale?” is a question we are asked again and again by ELK Stack users and our customers. Here's the answer.

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