Golang meetup group in Mountain View

I am glad to find a Golang meetup group near me.  This one is in Mountain View, CA. https://www.meetup.com/Golang-Mountain-View/?gj=ej1b&a=wg2.2_grpn

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logstash-forwarder TLS handshake errors

I started using logstash-forwarder to send logs from my cloud hosted servers to my ELK server for analysis.   Since it’s just a simple setup, I used the self-gen cert as described on logstash-forwarder’s github page. Unfortunately, using the example generated a cert that is only good for 30 days.   So suddenly my kibana…

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adding CORS support to elasticsearch-head plugin

There are two vulnerabilities in Elasticsearch that I recently patched in my installations. One is the ‘script’ vuln, mentioned here. Fix by adding script.disable_dynamic: true to your Elasticsearch.yml config file. The other one has to do with CORS, which exposes data via REST endpoints. Fix by adding http.cors.allow-origin: “http://your.FQDN.domain.name” to your Elasticsearch.yml config file. In…

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Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana Meetup @ LinkedIn

We had a great ELK Meetup on Wed 5/21/2014 at LinkedIn.  The recorded video is available here. http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/47864947 We had Kurt Hurtado, one of the logstash dev, speaking on ELK in the DevOps Environment.  Then a nice long Q&A session after, joined by Uri Boness, one of the Elasticsearch core dev.  

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Why you should care about “Net Neutrality” and the FCC

Linking to an article written by a colleague.  I agree with its content.   https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140516165054-86049424-why-you-should-care-about-the-fcc-and-net-neutrality?trk=object-title   We should do all we can to protect what has made the Internet successful.  Do not turn it into a pay-wall, where only those who can afford it can use it.  

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Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana (ELK) group on LinkedIn

I started a group for ELK on LinkedIn.  The direct link is https://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=6686144&trk=anet_ug_hm I have also started a Meetup for the Mountain View area. Mountain View ELK Meetup  

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Congratulations to LinkedIn for reaching 300million members!

That’s quite an accomplishment. http://blog.linkedin.com/2014/04/18/the-next-three-billion/ There are now sites in that stratospheric level, but still, it is not an easy accomplishment.  Congraluations LinkedIn!    

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