Track GIS Technician Work with the ELK Stack – Part 3

Part 3: Use Kibana to Visualize Data from Elasticsearch In this final part of the series, I’ll show you visualizations that can be done with Kibana using data in Elasticsearch. This is the fun part and there’s no coding required! Note: There are countless visualizations you can make in Kibana, but these are a few …

Track GIS Technician Work with the ELK Stack – Part 2

In Part 1 I introduced the concept of monitoring a GIS digitizing project in near real time with a website dashboard using the ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana) stack. A dashboard can tell you up-to-the-minute details about how many objects have been digitized, how many of each type have been digitized, where they’ve been digitized, …

Track GIS Technician Work with the ELK Stack – Part 1

With great training data come great results. Object marking, otherwise known as digitizing, is when someone uses GIS software to outline and save ground features on a map for analysis. These manually drawn polygons serve as georeferenced objects (stored with lat/lon location metadata) that can be used as cookie cutters to isolate special features. For …