1. Making Peace with Logstash Part 2- Parsing a CSV

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    February 23, 2018 by Mike Hillwig

    In my last post, I went over the basics of importing data from the US government about flight performance data …
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  2. Making Peace with Logstash Part 1 – Input and Output

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    February 21, 2018 by Mike Hillwig

    Logstash is an incredibly powerful tool. If you can put data into a text file, Logstash can parse it. It …
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  3. Going Elastic

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    February 20, 2018 by Mike Hillwig

    I’ve been rather absent from the SQL Community lately. It’s kind of intentional. About six months ago, my old boss …
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  4. Pivotal Moments

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    May 8, 2017 by Mike Hillwig

    I mentioned that last summer, I spent a lot of time in Pittsburgh building out a new team. I’ve also …
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  5. The Peer Ally

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    March 20, 2017 by Mike Hillwig

    When I first started my job six years ago, the guy responsible for onboarding me started introducing me to all …
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  6. Taking a Good Bet

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    March 17, 2017 by Mike Hillwig

    As I was building my team in Pittsburgh, I went through a ton of resumes. It seems that we were …
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  7. Doing it Yourself

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    March 16, 2017 by Mike Hillwig

    I trust my team, and I trust them a ton. Every once in a while, though, it’s a good idea …
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  8. From the Community

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    March 13, 2017 by Mike Hillwig

    Over the course of my career, I’ve hired dozens of people. A good chunk of them have been part of …
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  9. Building on Diversity

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    March 10, 2017 by Mike Hillwig

    Sometimes, it’s the lessons you don’t intend to teach that have the most impact. More than a decade ago, I …
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  10. Where’s Mike?

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    March 8, 2017 by Mike Hillwig

    One of my New Year’s resolutions was to do more blogging. It’s early March, so I guess I should get …
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