Log data using Serilog, Elasticsearch and Kibana

Often developers as a log store use text files, system events, output console or database. In some cases they use distributed systems such Splunk or Elasticsearch. In this article I would like to present how to store logs in the form of objects, rather than plain text, which also offers all sorts of graphs and charts called dashboards. To achieve it, I’ll use Serilog, Elasticsearch and Kibana.

To test this solution, you’ll need Visual Studio (obvious), an Elasticsearch instance and the Kibana extension on your PC. You may as well use Amazon Web Services which offer these services even for free. I prefer the second option because it is much easier and quicker to set up.

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Move to UK and work in IT

Many people associated with the IT industry reflects the move from Eastern Europe to the West, United Kingdom, Germany or the United States. Not only because of better earnings, but major opportunities to develop your career and meet new people from different places around the world.

A few years ago, for a long time I though about it. Until one day, together with my wife we decided to move to London. It was 3 years ago. Time flies…

In this post I would like to present some advice about moving to UK.
How to prepare yourself.
How to find a job in IT.

Below are several points that I hope someone will find useful.

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