Nugget Post: Finding Average length of field in ElasticSearch

It's sometimes useful to find the average length or size of a given field in Elasticsearch. It would help indicate the size taken up by a document, or help determine maximum lengths to be allowed and so on. Unfortunately this is not a visualization built into Kibana, however it is possible to define an aggregation … Continue reading Nugget Post: Finding Average length of field in ElasticSearch

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