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Testing new features in Elastic Search 7 with Docker

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Cesar Capillas Feb 20, 2020
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If you use or evaluate Elastic Search, you may be surprised of the quite fast version lifecycle and the new features found in every minor version (almost a minor version each two months). Recently, Elastic Search 7.6 was released. A simpler possibility than to upgrade your test environment, or test it in the Elastic cloud, is to use docker images for testing the new Elastic stuff. The documentation provides a docker-compose configuration for setting up a simple cluster, which it is indeed a......

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Using Elastic APM for Alfresco Performance Monitoring

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Cesar Capillas Jan 24, 2020
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Last days I played with Elastic APM for gaining some insights on the performance of our Alfresco production instance. The setup is quite straight-foward, although obviously, you need some infraestructure for it: An Elastic Search cluster (with Kibana). An Elastic APM Server (listening on port 8200, and binded with your Elastic Search cluster). An Elastic APM agent jar for the application to monitor (in this case Alfresco). For setting the Elastic APM Server, we just download the tar.gz......

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Security in Elastic Search 7.1

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Cesar Capillas Dec 26, 2019
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As you probably know from Elastic 6.8 and 7.1 versions, security module is free in Basic License, providing important features such as: Native realm for create and managing local users. Role based control access for indices and cluster APIs in Kibana. From some time ago, I can read news about security breaches about unprotected and misconfigured Kibana instances on the Internet. But this is a lack of a basic configuration of a popular stack as Elastic. Below, I summarize some of the steps......

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Snapshots in Elastic Search 7

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Cesar Capillas Dec 15, 2019
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Snapshots are a very important task for backup, restoration and upgrade procedures in Elastic Search. A snapshot is just a backup taken from a running ES cluster, what we often know as a hot backup. A big disclaimer is taken from documentation; you cannot back up an Elasticsearch cluster by simply taking a copy of the data directories of all of its nodes, while it is running. The only reliable way to back up a cluster is by using the snapshot and restore functionality. Snapshots are taken......

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