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Sep 21, 2022   |  By Mike Hansen
September is here, and that means many retailers have already begun preparing for the upcoming holiday season. One weekend in particular tends to be the real-life stress test that companies have come to develop a love-hate relationship with: Cyber Weekend. Or more specifically, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the weekend in between.
Sep 20, 2022   |  By Trish Sammer
Search is the key to improving the customer experience–and business outcomes Retailers that weathered the global pandemic now face new challenges: emerging shopping patterns, competitive upstarts, and economic uncertainty.
Sep 15, 2022   |  By Vinay Chandrasekhar
Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations (or AIOps for short) continues to be a hot topic among developers, SREs, and DevOps professionals. The case for AIOps is especially crucial given the expansive nature of today’s observability efforts across hybrid and multi-cloud environments. As with most observability platforms, it all starts with your telemetry data: metrics, logs, traces, and events.
Sep 8, 2022   |  By Vinay Chandrasekhar,
As a DevOps engineer or SRE, you are often faced with investigating complex problems — mysterious application performance issues that happen intermittently or to only certain portions of your application traffic — that impact your end users and potentially your company’s financial targets. Sifting through hundreds or even thousands of transactions and spans can be a lot of tedious, manual, and time consuming investigative work.
Aug 29, 2022   |  By Ugo Sangiorgi
Microsoft Azure’s recently launched new Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) feature the Ampere Altra Arm-based processor. These new VMs are engineered to efficiently run horizontally scalable workloads such as web servers, application servers, and open source databases. They deliver excellent price-performance and represent an important addition to Microsoft Azure's portfolio of instance types.
Aug 24, 2022   |  By Nick Chow,
In Enterprise Search 8.4, hybrid ranking for vector similarity is now available from the main querying endpoint, commonly known as the _search Elasticsearch endpoint. Introduced as a standalone query endpoint in 8.0, vector querying functionality (specifically, kNN vector similarity) greatly simplifies and accelerates the process of crafting and issuing queries that leverage the native vector querying capabilities of Elasticsearch along with the tried-and-tested traditional scoring algorithms.
Aug 17, 2022   |  By Trish Sammer
Your search application is more powerful than you realize. With these features, you can harness search data to build a better customer experience. What’s the top thing customers want when purchasing online? It’s ease. Experiencing friction for even a fraction of a second may send a shopper to a competitor’s site. It may also mean they don’t return to your site the next time they’re looking to purchase.
Aug 10, 2022   |  By The Elastic Enterprise Search team
For online storefronts, there’s a fine line between a converted sale and a lost opportunity. The slightest overlooked detail on an ecommerce site can lead to customers quickly clicking elsewhere. The key to retaining site visitors and driving clicks that lead to sales lies in the technology behind the customer experience — specifically, search.
Aug 10, 2022   |  By The Elastic Enterprise Search team
When it comes to delivering exceptional results to customers, having an understanding of all the tools at your disposal will give you a leg up. Especially in these uncertain economic times, this is even more important as companies look to gain any advantage possible. Being able to convert browsers into buyers and customers for life by providing the best customer experience will truly usher in this advantage.
Jul 25, 2022   |  By Gustavo Llermaly
Elastic App Search allows developers to bring the power of Elasticsearch to mobile apps in a pretuned search experience. When parsing body text, the App Search crawler extracts all the content from the specified website and spreads it in fields depending on the HTML tags it finds. Text within title tags are assumed as title field, anchor tags are parsed as links, and body is parsed as one giant field with everything else.
Sep 13, 2022   |  By Elastic
Elastic 8.4.0 was released in August. In this video we cover what's new in 8.4.0 Observability, and go through demos of the newest features in monitor management, data retention, and the public beta. Join Synthetics Tech Lead Andrew Cholakian, and Synthetics Engineer Justin Kambic for the latest in Elastic Synthetics.
Aug 26, 2022   |  By Elastic
Learn about how you can explore your data, find insights and troubleshoot issues, then take action by creating alerts and dashboard visualizations to monitor specific scenarios. New features in Discover include document explorer, field statistics, search threshold alerts, and more in Kibana 8.
Aug 24, 2022   |  By Elastic
Ingest live stock market data into Elasticsearch and build visualizations in this 2-minute tutorial.
Aug 2, 2022   |  By Elastic
More often than not, we have customers indexing fields in Elasticsearch "just in case" they need to be used for search. If that is the case for you, then the following techniques should prove to be valuable in helping you cut costs and focus your cluster performance on what really matters.
Jul 28, 2022   |  By Elastic
More often than not, we have customers indexing fields in Elasticsearch "just in case" they need to be used for search. If that is the case for you, then the following techniques should prove to be valuable in helping you cut costs and focus your cluster performance on what really matters.
May 24, 2022   |  By Elastic
As the leading platform for search-powered solutions, we help everyone — organizations, their employees, and their customers — find what they need faster, while keeping mission-critical applications running smoothly, and protecting against cyber threats. When you tap into the power of Elastic Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security solutions, you’re in good company with organizations like Netflix, Uber, Slack, Microsoft, and thousands of others who rely on us to advance their business. We’d love to help you, too. Together, let’s accelerate the results that matter.
May 6, 2022   |  By Elastic
Kibana is your window into the Elastic Stack. It enables you to query the data that sits in Elasticsearch. In this video, you will learn how to search and explore your data using Discover's Document Explorer. You will see how you can search your data using Kibana Query Language, or KQL and export the results to a CSV file.
May 5, 2022   |  By Elastic
Learn more about Elastic's origin story and how the world's most popular search engine evolved into the leading platform for search-powered solutions. Since the release of Elastic 7.0 there have been 17 additional 7.x releases. In less than 20 minutes you’ll hear the highlights from two years of Elastic 7.x and explore the latest news from 8.x — and — what’s to come in the future. Speaker: Mike Nichols, Product Lead - Elastic Security, Elastic
May 5, 2022   |  By Elastic
Experience the latest version of the Elastic Search Platform. Witness how one platform can solve for multiple use cases and transform endless data into endless possibilities. Speaker: Brittany Joiner, Software Engineer I, Elastic
May 5, 2022   |  By Elastic
Hear first hand accounts from Elastic customers on how they are using the power of search to solve for unique challenges and to reach new levels of success. Speakers: Ali Nazemian, Chief Technology Officer, Brolly Kevin Serafin, Director of Incident Response, Ecolab Matt Riley, General Manager, Enterprise Search, Elastic
Mar 1, 2018   |  By Elastic
Learn how you can use Elastic Stack and X-Pack features, from role-based access control to data encryption, to get your Elasticsearch data ready for GDPR.

Elastic is the world's leading software provider for making structured and unstructured data usable in real time for search, logging, security, and analytics use cases. Built on an open source foundation, the Elastic Stack lets you reliably and securely take data from any source, in any format, and search, analyze, and visualize it in real time.

The Elastic Stack:

  • Kibana gives shape to your data and is the extensible user interface for configuring and managing all aspects of the Elastic Stack.
  • Elasticsearch is a distributed, JSON-based search and analytics engine designed for horizontal scalability, maximum reliability, and easy management.
  • Beats is a platform for lightweight shippers that send data from edge machines to Logstash and Elasticsearch.
  • Logstash is a dynamic data collection pipeline with an extensible plugin ecosystem and strong Elasticsearch synergy.

Founded in 2012 by the people behind the Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash open source projects, Elastic's global community has more than 80,000 members across 45 countries. Since its initial release, Elastic's products have achieved more than 100 million cumulative downloads.