ELK Elasticsearch Room for Improvement

Nikita Kutsepalov
System Analyst at S7
Elasticsearch is useful for different business processes, but there are some problems. We discuss these problems with the vendor and with our in-house team. We see the need for some improvements with Elasticsearch. We would like the Elasticsearch package to include training lessons for our staff. View full review »
Prabhanshu Pandit
Programmer at a tech services company
It needs email notification, similar to what Logentries has. Because of the notification issue, we moved to Logentries, as it provides a simple way to receive notification whenever a server encounters an error or unexpected conditions (which we have defined using RegEx). View full review »
Randall Hinds
Program Manager - Enterprise Command Center at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Enterprise scaling of what have been essentially separate, free open source software (FOSS) products has been a challenge, but the folks at Elastic have published new add-ons (X-Pack and ECE) to help large companies grow ELK to required scales. View full review »
Shreya Singhal
System Engineer at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
The open source version should ship basic security versions with it. Alerting is an important feature which is not available in the open source stack. View full review »
Hristo Mohamed
DevOps/System Administrator at a consultancy with 1,001-5,000 employees
There are some areas in which Elasticsearch could improve: By honoring Unix environmental variables and not relying only on those provided by Java (e.g. installing plugins over the Unix http proxy). Performance improvement could come from skipping background refresh on search idle shards (which is already being addressed in the upcoming seventh version). View full review »
EChannel IT Architect at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
Machine learning on search. View full review »
Selvam Krishnan
Technology Delivery Lead - Enterprise Monitoring at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Logstash has been a challenge and needs improvements in data ingestion reconciliation. The Kibana Cross Cluster feature is long awaited and I hope 6.0 will address it without issues. View full review »
Alfredo Pérsico Gutiérrez
This product could be improved with additional security, and the addition of support for machine learning devices. View full review »

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