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LinkedIn Learning

Learning the Elastic Stack

via LinkedIn Learning


Get started with the Elastic Stack (formerly known as the ELK Stack). Learn how to work with Kibana and the other core components of the stack.


  • Start listening to your infrastructure
  • What you should know
1. The Elastic Stack
  • What the stack can do
  • Overview of the Elastic Stack components
  • Set up your learning sandbox
  • Deploying Kibana
  • Configuring Logstash
  • View data in Kibana
2. Working with Logstash
  • Working with Logstash
  • Logstash plugins
  • Parsing with Logstash filters
  • Explore GrokConstructor
  • Building Grok filters
  • Challenge: Interactive Logstash
  • Solution: Interactive Logstash
3. Using Beats
  • Lighter log ingestions with Beats
  • Spin up a noisy web server
  • Set up Filebeat
  • Get logs into Elasticsearch
  • Challenge: Install Metricbeat
  • Solution: Install Metricbeat
4. Working with Kibana
  • Get started with the Kibana search UI
  • Kibana Query Language basics
  • Visualizations
  • Dashboards
  • Challenge: Expand the dashboard
  • Solution: Expand the dashboard
  • Next steps

Taught by

Josh Samuelson


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