February 2017

Analyzing the Oroville Dam Spillover with the ELK Stack

By | February 21st, 2017|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|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.

January 2017

Logging AWS Elastic Beanstalk with ELK

By | January 24th, 2017|Blog, ELK Stack|

AWS Elastic Beanstalk allows users to deploy and manage apps without worrying about the infrastructure behind the scenes that actually runs them.

December 2016

OpenStack Monitoring With Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana

By | December 21st, 2016|Blog, ELK Stack|

OpenStack is an open source project that allows enterprises to implement private clouds. Here's how to monitor the data with the ELK Stack.

November 2016

Playing Around with Metricbeat and Elastic Stack 5.0

By | November 28th, 2016|Blog, ELK Stack|

Metricbeat collects metrics from servers, systems, and services and ships them to an output destination such as Elasticsearch, Logstash, Redis, or Kafka.

October 2016

5 Easy Ways to Crash Elasticsearch

By | October 31st, 2016|Blog, ELK Stack|

The ELK Stack is awesome for centralized logging and monitoring, but one simple query can bring down the whole stack. Here's how to avoid that.

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.

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