The commercial entity behind the open source project offers many add-on components which may be appealing to you in an enterprise environment. This video looks at the offering from Elastic and how it may benefit your deployment of Elasticsearch.
- [Instructor] Elastic, the company,…provides the open source ELK stack,…which is Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana,…as well as some additional add-on components…that do require licensing.…Recently, they reported that they had now…over 70,000,000 downloads of their platform.…As I mentioned, their ELK stack is open source,…but the other components they offer,…such as security, monitoring, and alerting…are paid, known as the X-Pack.…They also offer hosting and training and consulting,…which are typically grouped…into what we call professional services.…
So, this is a common model…for many successful open source companies,…similar to Cloudera and what they offer with Hadoop…or what Teradata does for Presto.…I mention this because, as a business…wondering whether or not you should invest…in something like Elasticsearch,…the fact that there is a commercial entity…pushing it forward and investing…back in the open source version of the platform…is a really good sign.…This is a good indication…that you'll be investing in a platform…
In this course, join Ben Sullins as he dives into the inner workings of Elasticsearch combined with Kibana. Ben provides an overview of the architecture, and then goes over the different deployment methods, and how to best structure your data. From there, he demonstrates how to query data, and how to work with Kibana to present your insights.
- Reviewing key Elasticsearch concepts
- Running Elasticsearch in the cloud and locally
- Bulk loading data
- Setting up mappings of data types
- Querying data
- Running basic aggregations
- Creating visualizations and dashboards in Kibana