28 February 2017 Engineering

Grokking the Linux authorization logs

By Tudor Golubenco

The authorization logs contain lots of interesting security related information. Let’s have a closer at them and see how we can parse and visualize them.

23 February 2017 Engineering

User Impersonation with X-Pack: Integrating Third Party Auth with Kibana

By Robbie Ogburn

Looking to use X-Pack security features with an authentication service not covered by one of these built-in realms? You have a couple options.

16 February 2017 Engineering

Componentizing the Kibana UI, Part 1: CSS that Scales

By CJ Cenizal

Writing scalable CSS is hard! We've taken a formalized approach toward writing it, to make it simple, readable, and predictable.

13 February 2017 Engineering

We are out of memory (or: Why systemd process limits ruined my day)

By Daniel Mitterdorfer

How do you fix an OutOfMemoryError? Easy: You either have a resource leak to fix or you need to assign more memory. But it's not always such a clear-cut case.

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09 February 2017 Engineering

X-Pack Security for Elasticsearch with Let's Encrypt™ Certificates

By Thom O'Connor

Using the Let's Encrypt certificate authority with the Elastic Stack.

08 February 2017 Engineering

Elasticsearch Internals - Tracking in-sync shard copies

By Yannick Welsch

Deep dive into Elasticsearch's internals, highlighting how the consensus module and the data replication layer interact beautifully to keep your data safe.

31 January 2017 Engineering

Monitoring Logstash Filters: X-ray glasses included

By Suyog Rao

Monitor your Logstash deployment with a combination of APIs and x-pack monitoring features

30 January 2017 Engineering

Kibana Plugin Developers meet Elasticsearch Clusters

By Tyler Smalley

Plugin developers, find out what's coming in Kibana 5.2

26 January 2017 Engineering

Integrating the Elastic Stack with ArcSight SIEM - Part 3

By Samir Bennacer

Utilising the Elastic Stack with ArcSight SIEM and Kafka