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Splunk – Centralized, Real Time Log Analysis (NOS)

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

NOS = not open source; but there is a ‘free’ version…  Before diving in some attractive verbiage from Wikipedia: Splunk[1][2][3] is a search, monitoring and reporting tool for IT system administrators with search capabilities[4]. It crawls logs, metrics, and other data from applications, servers and network devices and indexes it in a searchable repository from Continue reading →

2010 Link-Referral log SPAM

Saturday, May 1st, 2010

Link/Referrer SPAM: For some reason this seems to have started in early 2010 (or at least that is when I first noticed it.)  When reviewing server logs I was seeing strange links to my site (the referrer domains had no connection to the site content – they made no/little sense.) The links only read a Continue reading →

Search Engines – what’s missing?

Monday, November 16th, 2009

We have some great generic search tools and a few engines with specific knowledge domains: generic search from indexed, traditional content from web pages, books and other ‘published’ media (i.e. typical search using Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc.) computational  search – connect user input with some sense of context (i.e. WolframAlpha – user provide numbers and Continue reading →

Bing at one month – :)

Sunday, July 5th, 2009

I did not enjoy previous search experiences presented by Microsoft – I sampled them and found them to be full of less than optimized results (too much junk or non-relevant content and results full of ‘index’ sites.) I like the new presentation of Bing (a nice daily photo with an un-cluttered layout.) At this point Continue reading →

ct manifesto @ 10

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

2009 – Several interesting points (with my brief comments in bold print with (DR) following the comment) that are still relevant and some seem to be mushrooming. 1999 – The Clue Train Manifesto # 1 Markets are conversations. # 2 Markets consist of human beings, not demographic sectors. # 3 Conversations among human beings sound Continue reading →

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