Cloud providers make the process of setting up a production-ready cluster much easier. As a user, we don't have to do low-level configuration or the selection and management of hardware, an operating system, and many of the Elasticsearch and Kibana configuration parameters.
There are multiple cloud providers that provide managed clusters for Elastic Stack, such as Elastic Cloud, QBox.io, Bonsai, and many more. In this section, we will go through how to get started with Elastic Cloud. Elastic Cloud is the official cloud offering by the company Elastic.co, which is the main company contributing to the development of Elasticsearch and other Elastic Stack components. We will cover the following topics while working with Elastic Cloud:
- Getting up and running on Elastic Cloud
- Using Kibana
- Overriding configuration
- Recovering from a snapshot...