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Arnaud Marchand

Heavily interested in new technologies, I like to upgrade old software to the most recent standards and stack as many data I can find in order to mine it for unexpected parterns.

Linking InfluxDB and Grafana

We will once again use docker to deploy a fully functional stack of InfluxDB and Grafana. I was a little bit disappointed by the lack of free options to scale the InfluxDB horizontally but however, it is still a nice product when it is deployed in a single server.

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Playing with a Cassandra cluster via Docker

Docker is the best tool to quickly check new technologies without the hassles of installations.

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Monitoring Docker

There are multiple ways to monitor docker, at the end the power user will probably stick with the command line tools, but at least two free software can definitively help. And cherry on the cake, the two of them can be deployed as containers.

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Kibana 5.1.1 released

Kibana 5.1.1 is released. It is definitively worth the try.

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Monitoring Elastic Stack Part 2

In the part 1, we saw how to display the number of docs and their sizes per node. In the real life, it helps but we need more than that.

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Monitoring your Elastic Cluster health

There are multiple add-ons that can help you monitor your Elastic Search cluster health. We are addicted to the kopf/cerebro plugins which let us understand easily the current state of the cluster. But the drawback of such a plugin is that it does not keep track of what is happening when it is not running. Continue reading “Monitoring your Elastic Cluster health”

Checking the Elastic 5 stack via Docker

Docker lets you check the full elastic 5 stack in a few seconds. The only thing required is a docker-compose file that includes and links the appropriate containers together.

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Building an Elastic Search Infrastructure via Docker

Using docker to build a simple elastic search infrastructure.

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Linking Python And NodeJS via ActiveMQ in a Docker environment

The purpose of this blog is to demonstrate how to dockerize a NodeJS and a Python application and how it is possible to make them talk together via a middleware like ActiveMQ.

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