• Building a distributed tracing pipeline with OpenTelemetry Collector, Data Prepper, and OpenSearch Trace Analytics

    Tue, Dec 07, 2021

    Over the past few years, the importance of observability when developing and managing applications has spiked with the spotlight firmly on micro-services, service mesh. Distributed services can be unpredictable. Despite our best efforts, failures and performance bottlenecks in such systems are inevitable and difficult to isolate. In such an environment, having deep visibility into the behavior of your applications is...

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  • Introduction to OpenSearch Plugins

    Thu, Dec 02, 2021

    OpenSearch enables enhancing core features in a custom way via plugins. For example, plugins could add custom mapping types, engine scripts, etc. In this blog post we wanted to unbox how plugins load, install, and run in OpenSearch.

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  • Setup OpenSearch multi-node cluster on Kubernetes using Helm Charts

    Wed, Nov 24, 2021

    OpenSearch can operate as a single-node or multi-node cluster. Production setup typically requires a multi-node cluster. In this tutorial, you will learn how to setup a multi-node cluster of OpenSearch using Helm and configure OpenSearch Dashboards to access the cluster. This will setup a three-node cluster that has one dedicated master node, one dedicated coordinating node, and one data node...

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  • OpenSearch 1.2.0 is out now!

    Tue, Nov 23, 2021

    With this latest version of the OpenSearch distribution (OpenSearch, OpenSearch Dashboards, as well as plugins and tools) you can enjoy a number of new features and enhancements as well as improvements to stability and efficiency. A few highlights include:

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  • Anomaly Detection for Historical Data and Real-time Streaming

    Thu, Nov 18, 2021

    You can leverage anomaly detection to analyze vast amount of logs in many different ways. Some analytics approaches require real-time detection, such as application monitoring, event detection, and fraud detection. Others involve analyzing past data to identify the trends and patterns, isolate the root cause and prevent them from happening again in the future. The anomaly detection plugin in OpenSearch...

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