Apache NiFi Minifi has been out for a while now, but it just came across my radar and I was intrigued. I have done a lot of work with Apache NiFi itself. I enjoy it as a platform for getting about 95% of the way to a solution for many problems. For the uninitiated, Apache... Continue Reading →
Hexagons are popular in board and video games as the six sided tile provides versatility and opportunity for a wide range of strategy. We will be using an adjacency list esque implementation for our hexagon graph. Consider a single tile: Each hexagon has six sides or edges. Each edge connects to exactly one hexagon or... Continue Reading →
Jeff Garcia, Synergist Computing software engineer, shares a quick tip on one of Git's most important functions and how to resolve conflicts that you may encounter.
Access the code through github! Filebeat is a lightweight log shipper from Elastic. At the most basic level, we point it to some log files and add some regular expressions for lines we want to transport elsewhere. As of version 6.2 Filebeat supports the following outputs: • Elasticsearch • Redis • Logstash • File •... Continue Reading →
Learn how to use the Java Optional class to simplify null checking against external systems from Synergist Software Developer, Mike Sayago.