Elasticsearch

A webcam app left thousands of user accounts exposed online

A webcam app installed by thousands of users left an exposed database packed with user data on the internet without a password. The Elasticsearch database belonged to Adorcam, an app for viewing and c

AWS launches Glue Elastic Views to make it easier to move data from one purpose-built data store to another

AWS has launched Glue Elastic Views, a new tool to let developers move data from one store to another. At the AWS re:Invent keynote, CEO Andy Jassy announced Glue Elastic Views, a service that lets pr

Render raises $4.5M for its DevOps platform

Render, the winner of our Disrupt SF 2019 Startup Battlefield, today announced that it has added another $4.5 million onto its existing seed funding round, bringing total investment into the company t

Robin.io launches a free version of its cloud-native Kubernetes storage solution

Robin.io, a cloud-native application and data management solution with enterprise customers like USAA, Sabre, SAP, Palo Alto Networks and Rakuten Mobile, today announced the launch of its new free(-mi

Lack of leadership in open source results in source-available licenses

Cloud infrastructure providers -- such as Amazon -- continue to pose an existential threat to the future of open source.

Logz.io lands $52M to keep growing open source-based logging tools

Logz.io announced a $52 million Series D investment today. The round was led by General Catalyst. Other investors participating in the round included OpenView Ventures, 83North, Giza Venture Capital,

Job recruitment site Ladders exposed 13 million user profiles

Ladders, one of the most popular job recruitment sites in the U.S. specializing in high-end jobs, has exposed more than 13.7 million user records following a security lapse. The New York-based company

Vizion.ai launches its managed Elasticsearch service

Setting up Elasticsearch, the open-source system that many companies large and small use to power their distributed search and analytics engines, isn’t the hardest thing. What is very hard, thou

Streaming site Kanopy exposed viewing habits of users, researcher says

On-demand video-streaming site Kanopy has fixed a leaking server that exposed the detailed viewing habits of its users. Security researcher Justin Paine discovered the leaking Elasticsearch database l

Gearbest security lapse exposed millions of shopping orders

Gearbest, a Chinese online shopping giant, has exposed millions of user profiles and shopping orders, security researchers have found. Security researcher Noam Rotem found an Elasticsearch server leak

Dow Jones’ watchlist of 2.4 million high-risk individuals has leaked

A watchlist of risky individuals and corporate entities owned by Dow Jones has been exposed, after a company with access to the database left it on a server without a password. Bob Diachenko, an indep

Youth-run agency AIESEC exposed over 4 million intern applications

AIESEC, a non-profit that bills itself as the “world’s largest youth-run organization,” exposed more than four million intern applications with personal and sensitive information on

ElasticSearch Scores $70M In Series C To Fund Growth Spurt

ElasticSearch announced $70M in Series C funding today just 18 months after forming the company. Company executives say they will use the money to continue to drive their phenomenal growth. This rou

Algolia Provides ‘Spotlight’ For The Web With Its Turbocharged Real-Time Search API

French startup Algolia provides a real-time search API that makes the search function on your website sexy. Now Y Combinator-backed, it’s faster than anything you’ve seen before — ev