January 2017

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.

June 2016

10 Elasticsearch Concepts You Need to Learn

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

Getting acquainted with the terminology is one of the first things you’re going to have to do when starting out with the ELK Stack.

May 2016

How to Benchmark Elasticsearch on AWS

By | May 2nd, 2016|Blog, Elasticsearch|

We could not find any Elasticsearch benchmarks that match our own use cases, so we created them and wanted to share the results with the community.

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