Monitoring VMWare ESXi with the ELK Stack

Monitor anything; this is what fills your head after playing with Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana. ELK Stack, meet VMWare Server.  Since VMWare’s ESXi runs on some Linux kernel, it shares the logging facilities we’re familiar with on Linux systems.  Going about forwarding syslog messages to a remote box is a bit different thou.  Luckily, VMWare’s Read more about Monitoring VMWare ESXi with the ELK Stack[…]

ElasticSearch Tutorial: Creating an Index and Querying

Elasticsearch is a highly-scalable document storage engine that specializes in search. Elasticsearch comes with reasonable default settings, but it will also easily scale to being able to search hundreds of millions of documents with sub-second latency. As you’ll see in this tutorial, the JSON-based nature of Elasticsearch, along with its simple REST API, make it Read more about ElasticSearch Tutorial: Creating an Index and Querying[…]