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Elastic’s Technical Knowledge Hub

Welcome to our dedicated page for sharing invaluable technical knowledge on Elastic products, including ElasticSearch, Kibana, and more. As technology enthusiasts and problem-solvers, we understand the significance of addressing both common and niche challenges that arise in the realm of Elastic solutions.

Whether you’re navigating the intricacies of Elasticsearch indexing, fine-tuning Kibana visualizations, or exploring advanced features within the Elastic Stack, this platform serves as your go-to resource. Our team of experts is committed to providing comprehensive insights, practical tips, and hands-on solutions to empower users at every level.

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Do you know: how to increase the amount of characters allowed in a field with the use of Elasticsearch?

The default setting for a field in Elasticsearch is a maximum of 256 characters. What if you need to increase that?

Do you know: how to calculate response time for a certain transaction in your logging with the use of Elasticsearch?

Monitor application performance by checking response times for transactions across multiple applications. How can you perform this check?

Do you know: how to create an alias for your index with the format index_name- yyyy.MM.dd-00001?

Consider employing index aliases as a strategic solution to facilitate smooth migrations or alterations to one or multiple indexes, ensuring minimal downtime.

Do you know: how to get the size of your document (log message) as a field value in Kibana?

Monitor document size in Kibana for optimal performance. Include the “_size” field in logs to identify and remove unnecessary fields from large documents.

Do you know: how to set up a dynamic URL link in your Advanced Watcher?

Set up alerts in Advanced Watcher, then provide users with quick links to relevant Kibana dashboards for streamlined incident investigation and analysis.

Do you know: how to map a field from one document to another using Logstash?

Knowing how to map fields with Logstash ensures comprehensive logging for troubleshooting complex transaction flows. It enhances visibility and issue resolution.

Do you know: how to construct an Elastic Endpoint to receive data in your ingest pipeline?

Prepare data for Elasticsearch by creating an ingest pipeline, which allows transformations before indexing. This involves creating an Elastic Endpoint and defining an ingest pipeline.