Elastic Announces New Features to Accelerate Investigation Workflows in Elastic Observability

Introducing New Topline Views in Elastic APM and Elastic Metrics to Reduce Mean Time to Insight (MTTI) and Mean Time to Resolution (MTTR)
  • Accelerating root cause analysis and troubleshooting with a new service health overview in Elastic APM
  • Introducing a new host details view in Elastic Metrics to help users troubleshoot infrastructure issues faster and narrow down the next steps of an investigation
  • Adding more context to application troubleshooting workflows by automatically linking logs and traces with new logging libraries in Elastic Common Schema (ECS)
1 March 2021

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - 1 March 2021 -

Elastic (NYSE: ESTC) ("Elastic"), the company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack, recently announced several new features that accelerate investigative workflows and reduce mean time to insight (MTTI) and mean time to resolution (MTTR) for users.

The new service health overview in Elastic APM accelerates root cause analysis and troubleshooting by aggregating key aspects of service health into a single view. Developers and reliability engineers can quickly troubleshoot service issues and identify the root cause with minimal context switching.

A new resource heatmap in Elastic Metrics adds an enhanced view that presents host health in a single panel, streamlining infrastructure monitoring and troubleshooting workflows. The heatmap gives a bird's-eye view of the state of a user’s infrastructure, making it easy to quickly spot troubled resources and narrow down the next steps of an investigation by pinpointing hosts that need closer inspection.

In addition, Elastic Common Schema (ECS) logging libraries are now generally available to help users deepen application observability with automatic linking between application logs and traces. Logging libraries in ECS make it easy for application developers to automatically inject the trace context captured by the APM agent into their application logs, enabling the log-to-trace correlation required for streamlined analysis.

For more information read the Elastic blog about what's new in Elastic Observability 7.11.

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