IX PIWEEK: monitoring with ELK (III)

This post covers the basics about elasticsearch API. It's the natural continuation of the previous posts about running an ELK environment and configuring Logstash. Elasticsearch, according to the official documentation is: Elasticsearch is a highly scalable open-source full-text search and analytics engine. It allows you to store, search, and analyze big volumes of data quickly and in near real time. In the ELK stack, elasticsearch is in charge of storing the logs (sent by logstash) and providing search features through an API. [Leer más]

IX PIWEEK: monitoring with ELK (II)

Previously on IX piweek: Using docker to have an ELK environment up & running. In this post we are going to check in more detail how to configure logstash. The first thing we want to do (as we saw in the previous post) is to tell docker where our configuration files are. volumes: - ./logstash/config:/etc/logstash/conf.d In this directory, we may have one or more config files. In our example, we have several: [Leer más]

IX PIWEEK: monitoring with ELK (I)

Yesterday started the Piweek IX, 9 times showing what a small company can do about innovation. Twice a year. You can follow us on twitter. For this edition, I left aside my tradicional taste for Arduino and wanted to try a well known technology for monitorization (ELK). And I was very happy to know that my colleague Alex wanted to be part of the experiment. As usual, I'm trying to build some useful information out from my learning process, so here you have a serie of posts about how to run ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana). [Leer más]