Till now, we saw the awesomeness of Elasticsearch 5.0, but Elastic, as a company, offers more than only a search tool. In February 2016, Shay Banon, the creator of Elasticsearch, announced the renaming of ELK (Elasticsearch - Logstash - Kibana ) Stack to Elastic Stack 5.0. According to Shay, this change had two main reasons. First, they had one more tool - Packetbeat was included in their stack of tools - and second, they wanted to use a unified version across all the products they offer.
The components of Elastic Stack are as follows:
Elasticsearch: The REST- and JSON-based distributed full text open source search engine.
Logstash: An open source tool for processing and ingesting data to Elasticsearch from a multitude of sources.
Kibana: An open source tool for analytics and visualization of data residing inside Elasticsearch.
Beats: Latest open source tool included in the Elastic Stack ,which are used as data shippers to Elasticsearch or Logstash. They need to...