Azure Stack preview reveals Microsoft’s hybrid cloud vision

Azure Stack, Microsoft’s private cloud software built from the same bits used to create the public Azure cloud service, is now available in its third, and likely final, technical preview edition before being released to the public later this year. TP3 has many new features, but it also clarifies Azure Stack’s pricing structure, and how […] Read more »

How To Install Elasticsearch 1.7, Logstash 1.5, and Kibana 4.1 (ELK Stack) on Ubuntu 14.04

The ELK stack consists of Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana that many companies are using to centralize their valuable data. These are the three different open source products that are most commonly used in log analysis in IT environments. The ELK Stack is popular because it fulfils a need in the log analytics space. The ELK […] Read more »