Elastic Stack Essentials

By Myles Young

Get an introduction to the basics of Elastic Stack before getting hands-on in Kibana using pre-built dashboards generated by Beat modules.

4 hours
  • 12 Lessons
  • 1 Hands-On Lab

About the course

If you are new to the Elastic Stack and are looking for a beginner-level introduction to its core services, then this is the course for you! You will get to follow along as we create a log and system resource aggregation pipeline using Beats, Elasticsearch, and Kibana. Ultimately, you will get to ingest your system log and telemetry data to view and analyze it all in Kibana using pre-built dashboards generated by Beat modules.

  • Chapter 1 4 Lessons Getting Started 17:50

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses


    Course Introduction


    About the Training Architect


    Elastic Stack Overview

  • Chapter 2 7 Lessons Deploying and Configuring the Elastic Stack 4:06:30

    Deploying a Multi-Node Elasticsearch Cluster


    Securing an Elasticsearch Cluster


    Installing and Connecting Kibana to an Elasticsearch Cluster


    Collecting and Shipping Logs with Filebeat


    Collecting and Shipping System Telemetry with Metricbeat


    Analyzing Data with Kibana


    Aggregating and Analyzing Data with Elastic Stack Modules

    3:00:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 3 1 Lesson Final Steps 2:29

    What's Next?


What you will need

  • - Linux familiarity - YAML knowledge - Basic understanding of networking

What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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