Category: Information Technology

March 12, 2016 / / Information Technology
March 7, 2016 / / Information Technology

Major network changes at the ol’ homestead. Put my wi-fi router out of the internet routing and NAT business, and am now protected by a virtualized pfSense firewall.

February 21, 2016 / / Information Technology
December 31, 2015 / / Information Technology
November 26, 2015 / / ELK

Logstash is a powerful beast, and when it’s firing on all cylinders to crunch data, it can use a lot of resources. The Elastic blog has some tips for tuning your configuration.

November 25, 2015 / / Information Technology
September 27, 2015 / / Entertainment
June 21, 2015 / / Battlestation

I have an embarrassing confession to make. Despite having owned a computer since the age of 10 (Set the wayback machine to 1981), having upgraded and repaired too many PCs along the way to count, and having been in the IT business since 1990… I’ve never actually, you know… I’ve never built one from scratch….

June 13, 2015 / / ELK

I looked high and low for examples of people using Elasticsearch – Logstash – Kibana (ELK) to deal with sFlow, and there just wasn’t a lot out there. I ended up having to figure it out myself.