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21 February 2018 Engineering

Categorizing Non-English Log Messages in Machine Learning for Elasticsearch

By David Roberts

Starting with version 6.2 you can categorize log messages using Elastic machine learning whichever language they're in.

20 February 2018 Engineering

Custom Vega Visualizations in Kibana 6.2

By Yuri Astrakhan

A new visualization type in Kibana lets you create custom visualizations using Vega, an open source, JSON-based, declarative language.

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15 February 2018 Engineering

Resizing Elasticsearch shards for fun and profit

By Simon Willnauer

The backstory behind increasing the number of shards in an index if the index has become too small for the number of documents in it.

14 February 2018 Engineering

How to enable SAML authentication in Kibana and Elasticsearch

By Ioannis Kakavas

SAML support has been one of the most requested security features for the Elastic Stack. It's arrived with the 6.2 release and we walk you through the details.

14 February 2018

Brewing in Beats: Rename Filebeat prospectors to inputs

By Monica Sarbu

With the Brewing in Beats series, we're keeping you up to date with all that's new in Beats, from the details of pull requests to learning resources.

13 February 2018 Engineering

Scheduled Events and the Amorous Anomaly

By David Kyle

The new scheduled events feature in 6.2 keeps unique events like Black Friday or Valentine's Day from distorting your machine learning model.

08 February 2018 Releases

Elasticsearch 6.2.1 released

By Jason Tedor

Today we are pleased to announce the release of Elasticsearch 6.2.1, based on Lucene 7.2.1.

07 February 2018 Culture

Announcing the Women's Breakfast at Elastic{ON} 2018

By Kristina Frost

This year’s Elastic{ON} women in technology breakfast happening Wednesday, February 28 from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis.