Author Archives: Mark Bastiaans

Smart Grid Research with the ELK Stack. You Know, For Science.

The Elasticsearch tagline is “you know, for search”. But in our case, also for science. At Servicelab, we’re using Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana to monitor and analyze a Smart Grid pilot. Read on for the why and how.

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DevOps on Mobile

The word on the street is DevOps. There’s technology out there to make both developers’ and sysadmins’ lives easier and more intertwined, such as: Containerization: packaging software in a lightweight virtualization container with a low overhead, with bonuses in maintainability … Continue reading

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Welcome to Framework Limbo! Using Eclipse, Maven, GWT and Lombok

One of the main advantages of service engineering in Java is that there are quite a lot of environments, libraries, frameworks, IDEs and plugins to choose from. That’s also a major drawback. We ran into this while doing a recent … Continue reading

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