Logging to Splunk with Winston

I have to admit, I’ve still got a soft spot for Splunk in my heart. I spent several years developing apps there and it is still my go-to logging platform. Recently, I’ve been playing with ExpressJS and using Winston as my logger of choice, together with express-winston to hook the two pieces up. My projects…

Installing Apache Solr on Linux as a Container

Have you ever had a need to do a recommendation engine (something akin to Amazon) for a website? Ranking search results? Search at scale is hard. Scale can be performance (how long do you really want to wait for the result back from a website), size (the Amazon search database is a huge database, I’m…

Creating a Splunk Lab with AutomatedLab

It’s been a while since I have posted, but it’s also been a while since I’ve worked with AutomatedLab.  I’ve been busy moving to Seattle over the past couple of months.  I’m back now and I’ve got two labs to create – the first is for the Splunk Windows Infrastructure app and the second is for…