Elasticsearch - A catalyst for application maintenance and log management
June 26, 2019

Elasticsearch - A catalyst for application maintenance and log management

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Elasticsearch

Elasticsearch has been phenomenal in upgrading the log management capabilities at my organization.
Elasticsearch, along with Kibana, has provided a wide range of capabilities for our IT teams to investigate issues and create live monitoring environments.
This is being utilized as a central tool for all of our apps organization-wide.
Before Elasticsearch, our teams were finding a hard time investigating issues, tracking the root cause, and resolving them. Elasticsearch have greatly reduced the investigation time for us.
  • It's an Open Source tool
  • Elasticsearch extends its visualization and analytics capabilities through Kibana, which is a powerful tool
  • Elasticsearch provides 3rd party integration facilities using REST API
  • Search capabilities can be further improved with a much faster response time on historical logs
  • Elasticsearch should have a phone/sms alert feature as well as an event trigger
  • Learning guides could be more detailed
  • Improved decision making
  • Better log investigations have helped early action on issues
  • Helped in digitizing the organization value chain for maintaining the applications
Elasticsearch is open source and therefore cost effective.
Search query language in Elasticsearch is easy to use and helps everyone to get hands-on basic training.
Elasticsearch integrates well with Kibana and Logstash which extends its capabilities of visualization and analytics.
Its extendible with multiple applications through REST api services.
Elasticsearch is well suited for environments where multiple logs are being generated and investigation needs to be done in relation to multiple log files with each other.
Elasticsearch can help to provide a better visualization of the logs and an easy (sql like) search capability.
It also provides analytics capabilities powered with machine learning tools to help make decisions based on the log data.