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Elasticsearch Scaling 202

Design your Elasticsearch Cluster for Scale

This Elasticsearch online course is mostly useful for the log aggregation use-case of Elasticsearch. To make the most of your hardware, you’ll need to design your cluster for scale. This class will teach you how to do just that, by dividing your indices, nodes and clusters in a way that fits your use-case. The course is taught by Radu Gheorghe‌‌, a seasoned Elasticsearch instructor and consultant from Sematext, author of “Elasticsearch in Action”, and frequent conference speaker.

Why attend?

  • Small, interactive, instructor-led classes
  • Lots of hands-on exercises
  • Customized learning experience
  • More flexible – no need to travel
  • Certificate of Completion included

What’s Included

  • 2-hour online training
  • A digital copy of the training material
  • Docker Compose files, configs, scripts, etc.
  • Certificate of Completiton

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Full day classes available upon request

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Who should attend?

This Elasticsearch online course is designed for anyone who:

  • Has a good understanding of Elasticsearch core concepts (indices, shards, replicas, nodes)
  • Wants to scale the cluster in an efficient and fault-tolerant way

What attendees say

Sematext was an ideal training partner for We had just recently adopted Elasticsearch on a new project, and they gave us two days of solid training that was tailored to our team’s needs. The material was built atop strong foundations and moved quickly into advanced areas around querying, Lucene internals, and cluster performance. It was clear that it was all informed by real-world experience operating these systems at scale.

Andrew Montalenti CTO/Founder –

Course Outline

Elasticsearch Scaling 202
  • When to use time-based indices and why
  • When size-based indices are helpful, and which size thresholds are good
  • APIs making rolled indices easier: aliases, rollover
  • Different nodes/hardware for different workloads: multi-tiered cluster architecture
  • When one cluster just can’t cut it: cross-cluster search
  • High availability across multiple racks, availability zones, etc
  • Lab
    • Deploy a tiered cluster
    • Deploy a cluster multiple availability entities
    • Set up and run cross-cluster search

Main Topics

  • Time- and size-based indices
  • Rolling over old indices
  • Multi-tiered Elasticsearch clusters
  • High-availability Elasticsearch clusters
  • Cross-cluster searchh

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Radu Gheorghe

About the trainer

Radu Gheorghe

Your trainer is an active Elasticsearch consultant. Radu has worked with clients from 20+ different industries and is the author of Elasticsearch in Action. Here are some problems that Radu solved for Sematext clients recently:

  • Improved search relevancy using Learning to Rank
  • Optimized multiple petabyte-scale clusters. Some up to 400 nodes.
  • Designed Elasticsearch index and cluster architecture for dozens of clients
  • Optimized log ingestion pipelines to parse and enrich 100K+ events/second
  • Helped clients reduce production Elasticsearch and ingestion pipeline costs by as much as 10x

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