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Aug 1, 2015

We are proud to be now offical maintainers for the logstash/webhdfs plugin plugin which outputs data from Elastic/logstash to Hadoop HDFS.

Aug 1, 2015

Thanks to our colleague Björn Puttmann our formerly mentioned plugin to output data from logstash has been accepted by logstash as an offical community plugin.

May 6, 2014

While having a look at different approaches of event parsing, e.g. logstash or fluentd, we also did our own experiments in that field using python.

Mar 21, 2014

This is about how we build up an infrastructure for logging API-calls and prepare the logs to be analyzed.

Jan 17, 2014

When we had the need to pump data from logstash into Hadoop-HDFS to be read directly by hive the problem was that there was no usable hdfs output for logstash meeting the criterias:

Oct 11, 2013

For some of our devop tasks we use fabric. As this is not a full blown infrastructure management stack like chef or SaltStack it lacks some nice features for e.g. target host selection. As we also use zabbix to monitor our services, a logical approach to this problem was to use zabbix hosts and group configurations for host selection in fabric.

May 21, 2013

Monitoring tables in SAP Sybase ASE are a valueable tool to detect bottlenecks (e.g. locks, physical i/o). The “wait event” metrics show the causes for bottlenecks. This is about how we got the best out of this metric.