As human beings, we like to believe that each and every one of us is a special individual, and not easily replaceable. That may be fine, but please, don’t fall into the habit of treating your computer the same way.
Analysing Solr logs with Logstash Although I usually write about and work with Apache Solr, I also use the ELK stack on a daily basis on a number of projects. If you’re not familiar with Solr, take a look at some of my previous posts. If you need some more background info on the ELK [...]
Using Logstash and Kibana on Found by Elastic, Part 1 This is part one of a two post blog series, aiming to demonstrate how to feed logs from IIS into Elasticsearch and Kibana via Logstash, using the hosted services provided by Found by Elastic. This post will deal with setting up the basic functionality and [...]
Comperio har gjennom tidenes løp levert over 100 søkeprosjekter. Tankegods, svette og erfaringer hentet fra dette arbeidet har krystallisert seg inn i vår egentuviklede programvare for søkeapplikasjoner: FRONT. Tidligere i vår lanserte vi versjon 5 av Java-FRONT, denne gang er det den noe yngre fetteren Comperio FRONT.NET som har fått ligge på operasjonsbordet. Hovedtrekkene i [...]
Installing logstash is easy. Problems arrive only once you have to configure it. This post will reveal some of the tricks the ELK team at Comperio has found helpful.
First, some background A few years ago Comperio launched a nifty service for Posten Norge, Norway’s postal service. Through the service, retail companies can upload their catalogues and seasonal flyers to make the products listed within searchable. Although the catalogue handling and processing is also very interesting, we’re going to focus on the search side [...]
March 10, 2015 At Comperio we have been speculating for a while now that Elasticsearch might just drop search from their name. With Elasticsearch spearheading the expansion of search into analytics and all sorts of content and data driven applications such a change made sense to us. What the name would be we had no [...]
In this blog post we introduce a Vagrant box to easily create configurable and reproducible development environments for ELK (Elasticsearch, Logastash and Kibana). At Comperio, we mainly use this box for query log analysis using the ELK stack. In case you don’t know, Vagrant is a free and open-source software that combines VirtualBox (a virtualization [...]
E is for Elasticsearch Elasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine that extends the limits of full-text search through a robust set of APIs and DSLs, to deliver a flexible and almost limitless search experience. L is for Logstash One of the most popular open source log parser solutions on the market, Logstash has the possibility of reading any data source [...]
Yesterday the legendary Shay Banon, inventor of Elasticsearch and Arie Chapman dropped into to Comperio’s Oslo office on their way to the Oslo Elasticsearch Meetup to talk about whats hot in Elasticsearch v1.x. Shay gave the team the lowdown on the latest functionality, and Arie outlined interesting cutomers and use-cases. Shay also talked about how [...]