Articles by Aaron Mildenstein
Aaron Mildenstein is a former SysAdmin who found his creative outlet writing code to help wring useful information from log files and performance metrics of all kinds. He discovered Logstash and Elasticsearch in 2011 and has never been the same since.
He started developing and extending Logstash for Elastic full-time in October 2013.
Announcing Curator 5
Curator 5 is out, with some amazing new features. It now supports both rollover and reindex, including reindex from remote! And the new period filter, too!
Little Logstash Lessons: Using Logstash to help create an Elasticsearch mapping template
Did you know you could use Logstash to help make a custom mapping template for your data? This post shows how easy it can be.
New features in Curator 4.1
I am pleased to announce the release of Curator 4.1 with some great new features
How To Centralize Logs with Rsyslog, Logstash, and Elasticsearch on Ubuntu 14.04
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a centralized rsyslog server to store log files from multiple systems using Logstash & Elasticsearch.
How to check Logstash's pulse
Introducing the heartbeat input plugin! It’s bundled with Logstash 1.5 and it checks to see if Logstash is sending data to your outputs.