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We regularly write about our technical experiences (good and bad) and what we're learning from the market.

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AWS Elasticsearch Snapshot Archival for the Brave

Posted by Rahul Sharma on 22 August 2018

tech, aws, elasticsearch, Logging, audit, archive, Architecture

Data retention has become a crucial topic over the past few years, with organisations continuously exploring better ways to define and implement secure processes that cater to their needs. This becomes increasingly difficult when most of our data is stored/generated in the cloud, hence, requiring a flexible and...

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Monitoring Anypoint CloudHub API Gateway using Amazon Lambda and ELK

Posted by Nakul Bharade on 26 July 2016

tech, mule, lambda, elasticsearch, Serverless

In a previous blog post, Rashmi showed us how to synchronise logs from CloudHub to an external logging system. This follows an increasing demand to utilise MuleSoft Anypoint CloudHub logs, events, and dashboard statistics as part of a broader monitoring strategy which aims to:

  • Aggregate information in a central...
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Introduction to Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana (ELK) Stack

Posted by Swapnil Desai on 14 November 2014

tech, elasticsearch, logstash

This is an introduction to the Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana (ELK) stack and how we have used it to capture, store and visualise application logs.

What is the ELK Stack?

The ‘ELK’ stack contains the following three components:

  1. Elasticsearch: A powerful open source search and analytics engine that makes data...
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Business Insights from Data in Motion

Posted by Admin on 23 July 2014

elasticsearch, Architecture, belief

Building distributed systems is our métier. One lesson we learned very early is the importance of visibility across all the elements in a system. But the more extended and loosely coupled your systems, the harder it is to achieve the visibility required. Loose coupling promotes availability and resilience but works...

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