Configuration management is an essential process for DevOps teams. It allows engineers to manage dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of machines in a consistent and automated way. While there are many configuration management tools available, three of the most popular are Chef, Puppet, and Ansible.
What is log file parsing and how does structuring your logs affect parsing efficiency?
As a security researcher and software engineer, I always find it interesting to participate in an incident response.
With version 6.5 of the Elastic Stack, we released two new ways to interact with your data: the Infrastructure and Logs UIs. These are both in beta in 6.5, but more about that later when I will ask for your input.
With each industrial revolution comes technological advancements that enhance methods of production, all the while introducing new opportunities for failure. For example, the assembly line generated previously unseen production levels, but would ground the entire operation at the smallest problem.
In part 1 of this series, we tried to outline what data retention is and why it is needed to overcome increasing requirements for various regulatory standards. As detailed, there are some clear guidelines for organizations to take what we called a “data retention approach for compliance”.
Logstash is an open source, server-side data processing pipeline that ingests data, transforms it, and then sends it to one or more outputs.
A lot of firms collect massive amounts of data every day (up to billions of events) to improve their security efforts, enhance their business intelligence, and refine their marketing strategies.
With the new year, comes new possibilities—and a new blog series!