A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with a Single Step

The Space Between Us - Relevance Scoring with Elasticsearch

Are we looking for a new home? We also move very soon in to our new office location in Bern. In my previous article about medical use cases, I shortly introduced the capability of geographical distance queries. In this post, we examine its impact on Elasticsearch scoring.

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Automated Setup of Sonatype Nexus Repository Manager

In this article, we give a small introduction to a particular component of software development. We are going to introduce the Sonatype Nexus Repository Manager OSS, in the following Nexus, and its purpose in the software development/continuous integration process.

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SSH Jump Host Configuration with MobaXterm

MobaXterm offers the capability to use a jump host to connect to a server in a secured network zone. The jump host is tightly monitored.

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I Am Your Father - Parent-Child Modeling in Elasticsearch

«No! That’s not true! That’s impossible!»

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Persistent Storage with Red Hat OpenShift on VMware

This article is a technical summary with my experience of the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (OCP). Starting with this article, I publish some stats, thoughts about the creative writing process. I got involved in a sophisticated storage problem with OpenShift. Under the hood, it is Kubernetes trying to allocate persistent storage from the VMware infrastructure. Understanding and troubleshooting the problems was a challenge. :scream:

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You Complete Me - Custom Region Maps for Kibana

In my past Crime Mapping article, I introduced Coordinate Maps in Kibana. In this article, I continue with Regions Maps in Kibana and how to extend Kibana with custom Region Maps. We are looking into several possibilities for hosting custom region maps.

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Complicated world: Ansible, OpenShift, Python and Kubernetes

I was trying to run an Ansible playbook for an OpenShift deployment on my MacBook Pro. The Ansible run crashed, and the fatal error message was:

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Minishift on MacOS

This article is about how to run minishift on MacOS. You can run your experiments locally on minishift, before going to the OpenShift production. You will need homebrew for the installation on your Mac.

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Happy New Lunar Year 2019

This blog post is a little treat for all geeks. In short, we will introduce logstash to ingest data into Elasticsearch. The occasion is to celebrate today the Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year. 2019 is the Year of the Pig. In Chinese culture, pigs are the symbol of wealth. Their round faces and big ears are signs of fortune as well. The common belief is that pigs are blessed with luck and have a beautiful personality. See below the fortune output for the year of the pig.

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