We are excited to announce the release of Elasticsearch 6.0.0-rc1, based on Lucene 7.0.0. This is the fifth in a series of pre-6.0.0 releases.

The Beats 6.0.0-rc1 release blog post.

We’re very excited to announce that Elastic APM is now in alpha. It is open source and brings support for monitoring Node.js and Python applications.

6.0.0-rc1 is available today! One step closer to GA. Before you get too excited, keep in mind that this is still a beta so don’t put it into production.

With the Brewing in Beats series, we're keeping you up to date with what's new in Beats, including the latest commits and releases.

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How to transmit fully-encrypted log data from Filebeat to logstash to elasticsearch to kibana. TLS, FTW.

How machine learning can automatically analyse nginx log files to give significant insight into the operational status of a website.