Blogs — July 2020


Feature Releases Technical Technical — Elasticsearch Technical — Kafka

Availability of a Bundled Elasticsearch  Connector

Tuesday 28th July 2020 by Paul Aubrey

Instaclustr is pleased to announce we have now added an Elasticsearch Sink Connector, open sourced by with an Apache 2.0 license, as a bundled and fully supported connector on Kafka Connect clusters created on the Instaclustr Managed Platform. It enables rapid, no-code integration of Apache Kafka and Elasticsearch to seamlessly move data into Elasticsearch. […]
Availability of a Bundled Elasticsearch Connector

Technical Technical — Elasticsearch

Managed Kibana Now Available With Instaclustr Managed Elasticsearch

Monday 13th July 2020 by Paul Aubrey

Instaclustr is pleased to announce the availability of Managed Kibana, which can be deployed with an Instaclustr Managed Elasticsearch cluster. Kibana’s Features Kibana is an open source data exploration and visualization tool which allows you to analyze massive amounts of data residing in an Elasticsearch cluster. Kibana offers its powerful features through a browser-based interface […]
Kibana release blog

Technical Technical — Kafka

Instaclustr Managed Kafka Connect Enhancements: Pre-Built Cassandra Connector and GCP Support

Thursday 9th July 2020 by Michael Carter

Instaclustr is pleased to announce a couple of key enhancements to our Managed Kafka Connect service. Following the recent release of the Kafka Connect service on the Instaclustr Managed Platform, we have been working on incremental enhancements, adding features for rapid integration of Kafka with other data systems, and supporting new platforms. Two enhancements among […]
Kafka Connect Updates Blog

Technical Technical — Elasticsearch

Taking Elasticsearch to the Mechanics: Under the Hood Q&A (Part 2)

Wednesday 8th July 2020 by Paul Brebner

Marry, that’s a bountiful answer that fits all questions (All’s Well That Ends Well, II, 2) In Part 1 of this multi-part Elasticsearch Blog I revealed the most interesting things I learnt after taking Elasticsearch for my first “Test Drive”, including that Elasticsearch comes well equipped with some clever-sounding computational linguistics analysis tricks including Stemming, […]