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A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with a Single Step

Support medical cases with the Elastic Stack

In my previous article, I have introduced one of the geospatial capabilities of Elasticsearch. In this article, we continue with geo-distance analysis and geo-coverage in the area of Health in Switzerland.

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Geospatial Information with the Elastic Stack

The Elastic Stack is an open source foundation that offers data solutions from any source and any format. Digitalisation is just the start of exciting data exploration. We start our journey with geospatial information.

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Thanks. Danke. Merci. Grazie.

By the end of September 2018, my last day of work for a payment service processor ended. It was a tough decision to leave behind a great team and safe environment to face a new challenge. The chance to work with cutting-edge technologies and products convince me to take the opportunity. I leave with love and respect for the past years. I think the best occasion to part ways if there is nothing left to remove for a working solution.

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Check connections for a Docker container

Docker has its strength by isolating applications through containers. Each container has its namespace and a network subsystem. Starting with Docker containers there is a different approach to check connections for your running application.

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Grep your JSON data with gron

Do you ever need to find specific information in a large JSON data output? Most of us end up using grep in the Linux console. There is another way to read structured JSON data. The solution is gron by Tom Hudson, and its goal is to make JSON greppable.

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Unzip into separate folder

Just bought terrific music from Bandcamp and downloaded the FLAC archives. Now I needed to extract them in the terminal console and run into little problems.

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A hidden Kibana Gem - Static Lookup

Kibana v6.4.0 is released. There are major improvements and enhancements. Under all these enhancements, a hidden gem and long-awaited feature is finally available: the Static Lookup Field Formatter.

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Tuning Elasticsearch

Tuning Elasticsearch is an advanced topic, that attending in an Elasticsearch Engineer Training by elastic is pretty simple to understand. The usual answer is always: It depends. I summarise my notes and findings on this. Consider there is always a lot more to it. The training covers it all. It is undoubtedly worth to attend. Education is important ;-). Roughly it is about Elasticsearch Internals (Apache Lucene under the hood), Capacity Planning and smart choices/anticipation.

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Setup SSH agent for macOS High Sierra

Add to your ~/.ssh/config the option for every host.

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