Well not just letters of the alphabet it seems. Take the case of the logstash pattern WORD: WORD \b\w+\b but the shorthand character class \w matches [a-zA-Z0-9_] – notice the digits and underscore! So WORD is not really a WORD! REALWORD \b[a-zA-Z]+\b would be better … although I suppose things might be different in Unicode. […]
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“I grok in fullness.” Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land
This was my first Elastic.On conference and I really enjoyed it. Not everything was perfect, so let’s get a few minor “gripes” out of the way first: Some of the sessions that included customer stories were in a Q&A format with the questions being led by an Elastic interviewer. These sessions seemed all a bit […]
I will be attending Elasticon 2017 in San Francisco in March. Looking forward to it.
I have spent some time looking into Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana (ELK) for analysis of PeopleSoft web, application and process scheduler log files. Whilst commercial solutions exist that can be configured to do this, they all seem somewhat over priced solutions to a relatively common and essentially simple problem – log file shipping, consolidation/aggregation and […]