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Testing Logstash configuration

You wrote a piece of Logstash configuration which can parse some logs. You tested several corner cases to ensure the output in Elasticsearch was alright. How do you protect this clever configuration file against regressions? Unit testing to the rescue of course! Simple example For

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Securing remote JMX

Like it or not, JMX is one the main tools for JVM monitoring. If you are using Tomcat, Kafka or Cassandra you’ll have to setup JMX tools to monitor them. But JMX has several drawbacks: It’s based on the obsolete RMI

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Elasticsearch and YAML

Most examples in Elasticsearch documentation are using JSON to represent documents, requests and responses. Writing JSON is not that hard but you sometimes become Raiders of the Lost Curly Brace. Do you know that you can replace JSON by YAML? In responses You can add

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First post

This is my first post on this blog. I am trying out HubPress.io and I’m just amazed: 5 minutes to setup un blog site on GitHub. A neat backoffice to administrate it Posts written in AsciiDoc with live preview. Built with cool

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