Whether you need full-text search or real-time analytics of structured data—or both—the Elasticsearch distributed search engine is an ideal way to put your data to work. This practical guide not only shows you how to search, analyze, and explore data with Elasticsearch, but also helps you deal with the complexities of human language, geolocation, and relationships. If you’re a newcomer to both search and distributed systems, you’ll quickly learn how to integrate Elasticsearch into your application. More experienced users will pick up lots of advanced techniques. Throughout the book, you’ll follow a problem-based approach to learn why, when, and how to use Elasticsearch features. Understand how Elasticsearch interprets data in your documents Index and query your data to take advantage of search concepts such as relevance and word proximity Handle human language through the effective use of analyzers and queries Summarize and group data to show overall trends, with aggregations and analytics Use geo-points and geo-shapes—Elasticsearch’s approaches to geolocation Model your data to take advantage of Elasticsearch’s horizontal scalability Learn how to configure and monitor your cluster in production
A beginner’s guide to distributed search, analytics, and visualization using Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana
Author: Pranav Shukla,Sharath Kumar
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Deliver end-to-end real-time distributed data processing solutions by leveraging the power of Elastic Stack 6.0 Key Features - Get to grips with the new features introduced in Elastic Stack 6.0 - Get valuable insights from your data by working with the different components of the Elastic stack such as Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, X-Pack, and Beats - Includes handy tips and techniques to build, deploy and manage your Elastic applications efficiently on-premise or on the cloud Book Description The Elastic Stack is a powerful combination of tools for distributed search, analytics, logging, and visualization of data from medium to massive data sets. The newly released Elastic Stack 6.0 brings new features and capabilities that empower users to find unique, actionable insights through these techniques. This book will give you a fundamental understanding of what the stack is all about, and how to use it efficiently to build powerful real-time data processing applications. After a quick overview of the newly introduced features in Elastic Stack 6.0, you’ll learn how to set up the stack by installing the tools, and see their basic configurations. Then it shows you how to use Elasticsearch for distributed searching and analytics, along with Logstash for logging, and Kibana for data visualization. It also demonstrates the creation of custom plugins using Kibana and Beats. You’ll find out about Elastic X-Pack, a useful extension for effective security and monitoring. We also provide useful tips on how to use the Elastic Cloud and deploy the Elastic Stack in production environments. On completing this book, you’ll have a solid foundational knowledge of the basic Elastic Stack functionalities. You’ll also have a good understanding of the role of each component in the stack to solve different data processing problems. What you will learn - Familiarize yourself with the different components of the Elastic Stack - Get to know the new functionalities introduced in Elastic Stack 6.0 - Effectively build your data pipeline to get data from terabytes or petabytes of data into Elasticsearch and Logstash for searching and logging - Use Kibana to visualize data and tell data stories in real-time - Secure, monitor, and use the alerting and reporting capabilities of Elastic Stack - Take your Elastic application to an on-premise or cloud-based production environment Who this book is for This book is for data professionals who want to get amazing insights and business metrics from their data sources. If you want to get a fundamental understanding of the Elastic Stack for distributed, real-time processing of data, this book will help you. A fundamental knowledge of JSON would be useful, but is not mandatory. No previous experience with the Elastic Stack is required.
Store, search, and analyze your data with ease using Elasticsearch 5.x About This Book Get to grips with the basics of Elasticsearch concepts and its APIs, and use them to create efficient applications Create large-scale Elasticsearch clusters and perform analytics using aggregation This comprehensive guide will get you up and running with Elasticsearch 5.x in no time Who This Book Is For If you want to build efficient search and analytics applications using Elasticsearch, this book is for you. It will also benefit developers who have worked with Lucene or Solr before and now want to work with Elasticsearch. No previous knowledge of Elasticsearch is expected. What You Will Learn See how to set up and configure Elasticsearch and Kibana Know how to ingest structured and unstructured data using Elasticsearch Understand how a search engine works and the concepts of relevance and scoring Find out how to query Elasticsearch with a high degree of performance and scalability Improve the user experience by using autocomplete, geolocation queries, and much more See how to slice and dice your data using Elasticsearch aggregations. Grasp how to use Kibana to explore and visualize your data Know how to host on Elastic Cloud and how to use the latest X-Pack features such as Graph and Alerting In Detail Elasticsearch is a modern, fast, distributed, scalable, fault tolerant, and open source search and analytics engine. You can use Elasticsearch for small or large applications with billions of documents. It is built to scale horizontally and can handle both structured and unstructured data. Packed with easy-to- follow examples, this book will ensure you will have a firm understanding of the basics of Elasticsearch and know how to utilize its capabilities efficiently. You will install and set up Elasticsearch and Kibana, and handle documents using the Distributed Document Store. You will see how to query, search, and index your data, and perform aggregation-based analytics with ease. You will see how to use Kibana to explore and visualize your data. Further on, you will learn to handle document relationships, work with geospatial data, and much more, with this easy-to-follow guide. Finally, you will see how you can set up and scale your Elasticsearch clusters in production environments. Style and approach This comprehensive guide will get you started with Elasticsearch 5.x, so you build a solid understanding of the basics. Every topic is explained in depth and is supplemented with practical examples to enhance your understanding.
Use the functionalities of Kibana to discover data and build attractive visualizations and dashboards for real-world scenarios About This Book Perform real-time data analytics and visualizations, on streaming data, using Kibana Build beautiful visualizations and dashboards with simplicity and ease without any type of coding involved Learn all the core concepts as well as detailed information about each component used in Kibana Who This Book Is For Whether you are new to the world of data analytics and data visualization or an expert, this book will provide you with the skills required to use Kibana with ease and simplicity for real-time data visualization of streaming data. This book is intended for those professionals who are interested in learning about Kibana,its installations, and how to use it . As Kibana provides a user-friendly web page, no prior experience is required. What You Will Learn Understand the basic concepts of elasticsearch used in Kibana along with step by step guide to install Kibana in Windows and Ubuntu Explore the functionality of all the components used in Kibana in detail, such as the Discover, Visualize, Dashboard,and Settings pages Analyze data using the powerful search capabilities of elasticsearch Understand the different types of aggregations used in Kibana for visualization Create and build different types of amazing visualizations and dashboards easily Create, save, share, embed, and customize the visualizations added to the dashboard Customize and tweak the advanced settings of Kibana to ensure ease of use In Detail With the increasing interest in data analytics and visualization of large data around the globe, Kibana offers the best features to analyze data and create attractive visualizations and dashboards through simple-to-use web pages. The variety of visualizations provided, combined with the powerful underlying elasticsearch capabilities will help professionals improve their skills with this technology. This book will help you quickly familiarize yourself to Kibana and will also help you to understand the core concepts of this technology to build visualizations easily. Starting with setting up of Kibana and elasticsearch in Windows and Ubuntu, you will then use the Discover page to analyse your data intelligently. Next, you will learn to use the Visualization page to create beautiful visualizations without the need for any coding. Then, you will learn how to use the Dashboard page to create a dashboard and instantly share and embed the dashboards. You will see how to tweak the basic and advanced settings provided in Kibana to manage searches, visualizations, and dashboards. Finally, you will use Kibana to build visualizations and dashboards for real-world scenarios. You will quickly master the functionalities and components used in Kibana to create amazing visualizations based on real-world scenarios. With ample screenshots to guide you through every step, this book will assist you in creating beautiful visualizations with ease. Style and approach This book is a comprehensive step-by-step guide to help you understand Kibana. It's explained in an easy-to-follow style along with supporting images. Every chapter is explained sequentially , covering the basics of each component of Kibana and providing detailed explanations of all the functionalities of Kibana that appeal.
End-to-end Search and Analytics About This Book Solve your data analytics problems with the Elastic Stack Improve your user search experience with Elasticsearch and develop your own Elasticsearch plugins Design your index, configure it, and distribute it — you'll also learn how it works Who This Book Is For This course is for anyone who wants to build efficient search and analytics applications. Some development experience is expected. What You Will Learn Install and configure Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana Write CRUDE operations and other search functionalities using the Elasticsearch Python and Java Clients Build analytics using aggregations Set up and scale Elasticsearch clusters using best practices Master document relationships and geospatial data Build your own data pipeline using Elastic Stack Choose the appropriate amount of shards and replicas for your deployment Become familiar with the Elasticsearch APIs In Detail Elasticsearch is a modern, fast, distributed, scalable, fault tolerant, open source search and analytics engine. It provides a new level of control over how you can index and search even huge sets of data. This course will take you from the basics of Elasticsearch to using Elasticsearch in the Elastic Stack and in production. You'll start with the very basics: Elasticsearch terminology, installation, and configuring Elasticsearch. After this, you'll take a look at analytics and indexing, search, and querying. You'll learn how to create maps and visualizations. You'll also be briefed on cluster scaling, search and bulk operations, backups, and security. Then you'll be ready to get into Elasticsearch's internal functionalities including caches, Apache Lucene library, and its monitoring capabilities. You'll learn about the practical usage of Elasticsearch configuration parameters and how to use the monitoring API. You'll discover how to improve the user search experience, index distribution, segment statistics, merging, and more. Once you have mastered this, you'll dive into end-to-end visualize-analyze-log techniques with Elastic Stack (also known as the ELK stack). You'll explore Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana and see how to make them work together to build fresh insights and business metrics out of data. You'll be able to use Elasticsearch with other de facto components in order to get the most out of Elasticsearch. By the end of this course, you'll have developed a full-fledged data pipeline. This Learning Path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products: Elasticsearch Essentials Mastering Elasticsearch, Second Edition Learning ELK Stack Style and approach This course aims to create a smooth learning path that will teach you how to effectively use Elasticsearch with other de facto components and get the most out of Elasticsearch. Through this comprehensive course, you'll learn the basics of Elasticsearch and progress to using Elasticsearch in the Elastic stack and in production.
Build mesmerizing visualizations, analytics, and logs from your data using Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana About This Book Solve all your data analytics problems with the ELK stack Explore the power of Kibana4 search and visualizations built over Elasticsearch queries and learn about the features and plugins of Logstash Develop a complete data pipeline using the ELK stack Who This Book Is For If you are a developer or DevOps engineer interested in building a system that provides amazing insights and business metrics out of data sources, of various formats and types, using the open source technology stack that ELK provides, then this book is for you. Basic knowledge of Unix or any programming language will be helpful to make the most out of this book. What You Will Learn Install, configure, and run Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana Understand the need for log analytics and the current challenges in log analysis Build your own data pipeline using the ELK stack Familiarize yourself with the key features of Logstash and the variety of input, filter, and output plugins it provides Build your own custom Logstash plugin Create actionable insights using charts, histograms, and quick search features in Kibana4 Understand the role of Elasticsearch in the ELK stack In Detail The ELK stack—Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana, is a powerful combination of open source tools. Elasticsearch is for deep search and data analytics. Logstash is for centralized logging, log enrichment, and parsing. Kibana is for powerful and beautiful data visualizations. In short, the Elasticsearch ELK stack makes searching and analyzing data easier than ever before. This book will introduce you to the ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana) stack, starting by showing you how to set up the stack by installing the tools, and basic configuration. You'll move on to building a basic data pipeline using the ELK stack. Next, you'll explore the key features of Logstash and its role in the ELK stack, including creating Logstash plugins, which will enable you to use your own customized plugins. The importance of Elasticsearch and Kibana in the ELK stack is also covered, along with various types of advanced data analysis, and a variety of charts, tables ,and maps. Finally, by the end of the book you will be able to develop full-fledged data pipeline using the ELK stack and have a solid understanding of the role of each of the components. Style and approach This book is a step-by-step guide, complete with various examples to solve your data analytics problems by using the ELK stack to explore and visualize data.
Improve search experiences with ElasticSearch's powerful indexing functionality – learn how with this practical ElasticSearch tutorial, packed with tips! About This Book Improve user's search experience with the correct configuration Deliver relevant search results – fast! Save time and system resources by creating stable clusters Who This Book Is For If you understand the importance of a great search experience this book will show you exactly how to build one with ElasticSearch, one of the world's leading search servers. What You Will Learn Learn how ElasticSearch efficiently stores data – and find out how it can reduce costs Control document metadata with the correct mapping strategies and by configuring indices Use ElasticSearch analysis and analyzers to incorporate greater intelligence and organization across your documents and data Find out how an ElasticSearch cluster works – and learn the best way to configure it Perform high-speed indexing with low system resource cost Improve query relevance with appropriate mapping, suggest API, and other ElasticSearch functionalities In Detail Beginning with an overview of the way ElasticSearch stores data, you'll begin to extend your knowledge to tackle indexing and mapping, and learn how to configure ElasticSearch to meet your users' needs. You'll then find out how to use analysis and analyzers for greater intelligence in how you organize and pull up search results – to guarantee that every search query is met with the relevant results! You'll explore the anatomy of an ElasticSearch cluster, and learn how to set up configurations that give you optimum availability as well as scalability. Once you've learned how these elements work, you'll find real-world solutions to help you improve indexing performance, as well as tips and guidance on safety so you can back up and restore data. Once you've learned each component outlined throughout, you will be confident that you can help to deliver an improved search experience – exactly what modern users demand and expect. Style and approach This is a comprehensive guide to performing efficient indexing and providing relevant search results using mapping, analyzers, and other ElasticSearch functionalities.
Author: Radu Gheorghe,Matthew Lee Hinman,Roy Russo
Publisher: Manning Publications
Elasticsearch makes it easy to add efficient and scalable searches to enterprise applications. Busy administrators and developers love this open source real-time search and analytics engine because they can simply install it, make a few tweaks, and go on with their work. Elasticsearch is miles deep, so once it's up and running, it can be used to build nearly any custom search solution imaginable. Elasticsearch in Action shows how to build scalable search applications using Elasticsearch. It starts off with an informative overview and an engaging introductory example. Within the first few chapters, it discusses core concepts needed to implement basic searches and efficient indexing. With the fundamentals well in hand, readers will gain an organized view of how to optimize their designs. The book focuses on Elasticsearch's REST API via HTTP. Code snippets are written mostly in bash using curl, which makes them easily translatable to other languages. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.
A new book designed for SysAdmins, Operations staff, Developers and DevOps who are interested in deploying a log management solution using the open source tool Logstash. In this book we will walk you through installing, deploying, managing and extending Logstash. We'll teach you how to: * Install and deploy Logstash. * Ship events from a Logstash Shipper to a central Logstash server. * Filter incoming events using a variety of techniques. * Output those events to a selection of useful destinations. * Use Logstash's awesome web interface Kibana. * Scale out your Logstash implementation as your environment grows. * Quickly and easily extend Logstash to deliver additional functionality you might need. By the end of the book you should have a functional and effective log management solution that you can deploy into your own environment.
Get the most out of the Elastic Stack for various complex analytics using this comprehensive and practical guide About This Book Your one-stop solution to perform advanced analytics with Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana Learn how to make better sense of your data by searching, analyzing, and logging data in a systematic way This highly practical guide takes you through an advanced implementation on the ELK stack in your enterprise environment Who This Book Is For This book cater to developers using the Elastic stack in their day-to-day work who are familiar with the basics of Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana, and now want to become an expert at using the Elastic stack for data analytics. What You Will Learn Build a pipeline with help of Logstash and Beats to visualize Elasticsearch data in Kibana Use Beats to ship any type of data to the Elastic stack Understand Elasticsearch APIs, modules, and other advanced concepts Explore Logstash and it's plugins Discover how to utilize the new Kibana UI for advanced analytics See how to work with the Elastic Stack using other advanced configurations Customize the Elastic Stack and plugin development for each of the component Work with the Elastic Stack in a production environment Explore the various components of X-Pack in detail. In Detail Even structured data is useless if it can't help you to take strategic decisions and improve existing system. If you love to play with data, or your job requires you to process custom log formats, design a scalable analysis system, and manage logs to do real-time data analysis, this book is your one-stop solution. By combining the massively popular Elasticsearch, Logstash, Beats, and Kibana, elastic.co has advanced the end-to-end stack that delivers actionable insights in real time from almost any type of structured or unstructured data source. If your job requires you to process custom log formats, design a scalable analysis system, explore a variety of data, and manage logs, this book is your one-stop solution. You will learn how to create real-time dashboards and how to manage the life cycle of logs in detail through real-life scenarios. This book brushes up your basic knowledge on implementing the Elastic Stack and then dives deeper into complex and advanced implementations of the Elastic Stack. We'll help you to solve data analytics challenges using the Elastic Stack and provide practical steps on centralized logging and real-time analytics with the Elastic Stack in production. You will get to grip with advanced techniques for log analysis and visualization. Newly announced features such as Beats and X-Pack are also covered in detail with examples. Toward the end, you will see how to use the Elastic stack for real-world case studies and we'll show you some best practices and troubleshooting techniques for the Elastic Stack. Style and approach This practical guide shows you how to perform advanced analytics with the Elastic stack through real-world use cases. It includes common and some not so common scenarios to use the Elastic stack for data analysis.
Master the intricacies of Elasticsearch 5 and use it to create flexible and scalable search solutions About This Book Master the searching, indexing, and aggregation features in ElasticSearch Improve users' search experience with Elasticsearch's functionalities and develop your own Elasticsearch plugins A comprehensive, step-by-step guide to master the intricacies of ElasticSearch with ease Who This Book Is For If you have some prior working experience with Elasticsearch and want to take your knowledge to the next level, this book will be the perfect resource for you.If you are a developer who wants to implement scalable search solutions with Elasticsearch, this book will also help you. Some basic knowledge of the query DSL and data indexing is required to make the best use of this book. What You Will Learn Understand Apache Lucene and Elasticsearch 5's design and architecture Use and configure the new and improved default text scoring mechanism in Apache Lucene 6 Know how to overcome the pitfalls while handling relational data in Elasticsearch Learn about choosing the right queries according to the use cases and master the scripting module including new default scripting language, painlessly Explore the right way of scaling production clusters to improve the performance of Elasticsearch Master the searching, indexing, and aggregation features in Elasticsearch Develop your own Elasticsearch plugins to extend the functionalities of Elasticsearch In Detail Elasticsearch is a modern, fast, distributed, scalable, fault tolerant, and open source search and analytics engine. Elasticsearch leverages the capabilities of Apache Lucene, and provides a new level of control over how you can index and search even huge sets of data. This book will give you a brief recap of the basics and also introduce you to the new features of Elasticsearch 5. We will guide you through the intermediate and advanced functionalities of Elasticsearch, such as querying, indexing, searching, and modifying data. We'll also explore advanced concepts, including aggregation, index control, sharding, replication, and clustering. We'll show you the modules of monitoring and administration available in Elasticsearch, and will also cover backup and recovery. You will get an understanding of how you can scale your Elasticsearch cluster to contextualize it and improve its performance. We'll also show you how you can create your own analysis plugin in Elasticsearch. By the end of the book, you will have all the knowledge necessary to master Elasticsearch and put it to efficient use. Style and approach This comprehensive guide covers intermediate and advanced concepts in Elasticsearch as well as their implementation. An easy-to-follow approach means you'll be able to master even advanced querying, searching, and administration tasks with ease.
Elasticsearch is a distributed search server similar to Apache Solr with a focus on large datasets, schemaless setup, and high availability. Utilizing the Apache Lucene library (also used in Apache Solr), Elasticsearch enables powerful full-text search, as well as autocomplete "morelikethis" search, multilingual functionality, and an extensive search query DSL. This book starts with the creation of a Google-like web search service, enabling you to generate your own search results. You will then learn how an e-commerce website can be built using Elasticsearch. We will discuss various approaches in getting relevant content up the results, such as relevancy based on how well a query matched the text, time-based recent documents, geographically nearer items, and other frequently used approaches. Finally, the book will cover various geocapabilities of Elasticsearch to make your searches similar to real-world scenarios.
Over 170 advanced recipes to search, analyze, deploy, manage, and monitor data effectively with Elasticsearch 5.x About This Book Deploy and manage simple Elasticsearch nodes as well as complex cluster topologies Write native plugins to extend the functionalities of Elasticsearch 5.x to boost your business Packed with clear, step-by-step recipes to walk you through the capabilities of Elasticsearch 5.x Who This Book Is For If you are a developer who wants to get the most out of Elasticsearch for advanced search and analytics, this is the book for you. Some understanding of JSON is expected. If you want to extend Elasticsearch, understanding of Java and related technologies is also required. What You Will Learn Choose the best Elasticsearch cloud topology to deploy and power it up with external plugins Develop tailored mapping to take full control of index steps Build complex queries through managing indices and documents Optimize search results through executing analytics aggregations Monitor the performance of the cluster and nodes Install Kibana to monitor cluster and extend Kibana for plugins Integrate Elasticsearch in Java, Scala, Python and Big Data applications In Detail Elasticsearch is a Lucene-based distributed search server that allows users to index and search unstructured content with petabytes of data. This book is your one-stop guide to master the complete Elasticsearch ecosystem. We'll guide you through comprehensive recipes on what's new in Elasticsearch 5.x, showing you how to create complex queries and analytics, and perform index mapping, aggregation, and scripting. Further on, you will explore the modules of Cluster and Node monitoring and see ways to back up and restore a snapshot of an index. You will understand how to install Kibana to monitor a cluster and also to extend Kibana for plugins. Finally, you will also see how you can integrate your Java, Scala, Python, and Big Data applications such as Apache Spark and Pig with Elasticsearch, and add enhanced functionalities with custom plugins. By the end of this book, you will have an in-depth knowledge of the implementation of the Elasticsearch architecture and will be able to manage data efficiently and effectively with Elasticsearch. Style and approach This book follows a problem-solution approach to effectively use and manage Elasticsearch. Each recipe focuses on a particular task at hand, and is explained in a very simple, easy to understand manner.
The Big Ideas Behind Reliable, Scalable, and Maintainable Systems
Author: Martin Kleppmann
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Data is at the center of many challenges in system design today. Difficult issues need to be figured out, such as scalability, consistency, reliability, efficiency, and maintainability. In addition, we have an overwhelming variety of tools, including relational databases, NoSQL datastores, stream or batch processors, and message brokers. What are the right choices for your application? How do you make sense of all these buzzwords? In this practical and comprehensive guide, author Martin Kleppmann helps you navigate this diverse landscape by examining the pros and cons of various technologies for processing and storing data. Software keeps changing, but the fundamental principles remain the same. With this book, software engineers and architects will learn how to apply those ideas in practice, and how to make full use of data in modern applications. Peer under the hood of the systems you already use, and learn how to use and operate them more effectively Make informed decisions by identifying the strengths and weaknesses of different tools Navigate the trade-offs around consistency, scalability, fault tolerance, and complexity Understand the distributed systems research upon which modern databases are built Peek behind the scenes of major online services, and learn from their architectures
Exploit the visualization capabilities of Kibana and build powerful interactive dashboards About This Book Introduction to data-driven architecture and the Elastic stack Build effective dashboards for data visualization and explore datasets with Elastic Graph A comprehensive guide to learning scalable data visualization techniques in Kibana Who This Book Is For If you are a developer, data visualization engineer, or data scientist who wants to get the best of data visualization at scale then this book is perfect for you. A basic understanding of Elasticsearch and Logstash is required to make the best use of this book. What You Will Learn How to create visualizations in Kibana Ingest log data, structure an Elasticsearch cluster, and create visualization assets in Kibana Embed Kibana visualization on web pages Scaffold, develop, and deploy new Kibana & Timelion customizations Build a metrics dashboard in Timelion based on time series data Use the Graph plugin visualization feature and leverage a graph query Create, implement, package, and deploy a new custom plugin Use Prelert to solve anomaly detection challenges In Detail Kibana is an open source data visualization platform that allows you to interact with your data through stunning, powerful graphics. Its simple, browser-based interface enables you to quickly create and share dynamic dashboards that display changes to Elasticsearch queries in real time. In this book, you'll learn how to use the Elastic stack on top of a data architecture to visualize data in real time. All data architectures have different requirements and expectations when it comes to visualizing the data, whether it's logging analytics, metrics, business analytics, graph analytics, or scaling them as per your business requirements. This book will help you master Elastic visualization tools and adapt them to the requirements of your project. You will start by learning how to use the basic visualization features of Kibana 5. Then you will be shown how to implement a pure metric analytics architecture and visualize it using Timelion, a very recent and trendy feature of the Elastic stack. You will learn how to correlate data using the brand-new Graph visualization and build relationships between documents. Finally, you will be familiarized with the setup of a Kibana development environment so that you can build a custom Kibana plugin. By the end of this book you will have all the information needed to take your Elastic stack skills to a new level of data visualization. Style and approach This book takes a comprehensive, step-by-step approach to working with the visualization aspects of the Elastic stack. Every concept is presented in a very easy-to-follow manner that shows you both the logic and method of implementation. Real world cases are referenced to highlight how each of the key concepts can be put to practical use.
Ready to unlock the power of your data? With this comprehensive guide, you’ll learn how to build and maintain reliable, scalable, distributed systems with Apache Hadoop. This book is ideal for programmers looking to analyze datasets of any size, and for administrators who want to set up and run Hadoop clusters. You’ll find illuminating case studies that demonstrate how Hadoop is used to solve specific problems. This third edition covers recent changes to Hadoop, including material on the new MapReduce API, as well as MapReduce 2 and its more flexible execution model (YARN). Store large datasets with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) Run distributed computations with MapReduce Use Hadoop’s data and I/O building blocks for compression, data integrity, serialization (including Avro), and persistence Discover common pitfalls and advanced features for writing real-world MapReduce programs Design, build, and administer a dedicated Hadoop cluster—or run Hadoop in the cloud Load data from relational databases into HDFS, using Sqoop Perform large-scale data processing with the Pig query language Analyze datasets with Hive, Hadoop’s data warehousing system Take advantage of HBase for structured and semi-structured data, and ZooKeeper for building distributed systems
Users expect search to be simple: They enter a few terms and expect perfectly-organized, relevant results instantly. But behind this simple user experience, complex machinery is at work. Whether using Elasticsearch, Solr, or another search technology, the solution is never one size fits all. Returning the right search results requires conveying domain knowledge and business rules in the search engine's data structures, text analytics, and results ranking capabilities. Relevant Search demystifies relevance work. Using Elasticsearch, it tells how to return engaging search results to users, helping readers understand and leverage the internals of Lucene-based search engines. The book walks through several real-world problems using a cohesive philosophy that combines text analysis, query building, and score shaping to express business ranking rules to the search engine. It outlines how to guide the engineering process by monitoring search user behavior and shifting the enterprise to a search-first culture focused on humans, not computers. It also shows how the search engine provides a deeply pluggable platform for integrating search ranking with machine learning, ontologies, personalization, domain-specific expertise, and other enriching sources. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.
Building Effective Algorithms and Analytics for Hadoop and Other Systems
Author: Donald Miner,Adam Shook
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Until now, design patterns for the MapReduce framework have been scattered among various research papers, blogs, and books. This handy guide brings together a unique collection of valuable MapReduce patterns that will save you time and effort regardless of the domain, language, or development framework you’re using. Each pattern is explained in context, with pitfalls and caveats clearly identified to help you avoid common design mistakes when modeling your big data architecture. This book also provides a complete overview of MapReduce that explains its origins and implementations, and why design patterns are so important. All code examples are written for Hadoop. Summarization patterns: get a top-level view by summarizing and grouping data Filtering patterns: view data subsets such as records generated from one user Data organization patterns: reorganize data to work with other systems, or to make MapReduce analysis easier Join patterns: analyze different datasets together to discover interesting relationships Metapatterns: piece together several patterns to solve multi-stage problems, or to perform several analytics in the same job Input and output patterns: customize the way you use Hadoop to load or store data "A clear exposition of MapReduce programs for common data processing patterns—this book is indespensible for anyone using Hadoop." --Tom White, author of Hadoop: The Definitive Guide