Grafana Loki coming from Elasticsearch : Extracting Visuals

Grafana Loki (https://grafana.com/oss/loki/) looks like a viable alternative to Elasticsearch and has an excellent pedigree, but how does it stack up with Elasticsearch, especially when using it in a SOC perspective? Getting Setup This was a breeze compared to Elasticsearch (which itself is also really simple to setup). The test stack consisted of Promtail to … Continue reading Grafana Loki coming from Elasticsearch : Extracting Visuals

Apache NiFi: From Syslog to Elasticsearch

Apache Nifi is the result of an project open-sourced by the NSA. It's described as a "data traffic program"... For users familiar with the Elastic ecosystem, think of it as a GUI-enabled mashup of Filebeat, Winlogbeat and Logstash. In essence Nifi allows you to build data processing pipelines of arbitrary complexity and enrich the data or … Continue reading Apache NiFi: From Syslog to Elasticsearch