Monitoring with the Elastic Stack

Netflix, stackoverflow and Linkedin are just a few of the companies activly using the Elastic Stack. Use cases include performance and security monitoring or log analytics. [1] The Elastic Stack consists of different products with the most popular ones being Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash and Beats. This article will introduce the different products and explain the architectural concepts behind Elasticsearch that make it the scaleable and high available search engine which it is today.