Assessment packages

Design a model that scales with your data and workload, maintain optimal performance, and keep your clusters green.

Health Check

Discovery consulting sessions with Elastic and customer team architecture, configuration, and data diagnostics to assess the health of an existing Elastic Stack or Elastic Cloud environment, followed by a detailed discovery phase of customer use case, business requirements, availability, data model, and query requirements. Includes detailed assessment and recommendations for the customer’s existing Elastic environment and data.

Duration

4 consulting days

Customer profile

  • Can be applied to any solution: Enterprise Search, Observability, Security, or other use cases on the Elastic Stack or Elastic Cloud
  • Applicable to existing Elastic Stack or Elastic Cloud environments

Common tasks

  • Design review and recommendations
  • Pipeline/ingestion review and recommendations
  • Support diagnostic review and recommendations
  • Data model review and recommendations
  • Visualization/dashboard review and recommendations
  • Configuration review and recommendations
  • Documentation/reports
  • Knowledge transfer

Recommended time allocation

  • 2 consulting days for project kickoff and discovery sessions with customer
  • 1-½ consulting day for detailed discovery and research on use case, business requirements, data model and query requirements
  • ½ consulting day for document preparation

Note: Consulting days within the engagement may be allocated to allow consulting services within this scope according to customer need.


Performance & Capacity Planning

Discovery and consultative sessions, health check, and architecture review with Elastic and customer team followed by a detailed discovery phase on business use case and data model for sizing needs, availability, and performance optimization in an existing Elastic environment. Topics include capacity planning, strategy and optimization recommendations on platform architecture, Elasticsearch mapping and indices, Query DSL, and object relationships. Performance testing should be executed in a test, lab, or staging environment.

Duration

8 consulting days

Customer profile

  • Can be applied to any solution: Enterprise Search, Observability, Security, or other use cases on the Elastic Stack or Elastic Cloud
  • Applicable to existing Elastic Stack or Elastic Cloud environments

Common tasks

  • Design review and recommendations
  • Pipeline/ingestion review and recommendations
  • Support diagnostic review and recommendations
  • Data model review and recommendations
  • Visualization/dashboard review and recommendations
  • Configuration review and recommendations
  • Performance testing and optimization recommendations
  • Documentation/reports
  • Knowledge transfer

Recommended time allocation

  • 2 consulting days for project kickoff and discovery sessions with customer
  • 2 consulting days for architecture review
  • 3 consulting days for detailed discovery and research on performance diagnostics, capacity requirements, data model and query DSL, and performance testing
  • 1 consulting day for document preparation

Note: Consulting days within the engagement may be allocated to allow consulting services within this scope according to customer need.


Proof of Concept (POC)

Consultative and deployment services with Elastic and customer team to discuss use case, business requirements, reference architecture, and data best practices and sizing methodology for the Elastic Stack to plan an Elastic proof of concept (POC) environment. POC Design and definition of POC success will be established during the consulting sessions and available time may be used for deploying a POC environment.

Duration

4 consulting days

Customer profile

  • Can be applied to any solution: Enterprise Search, Observability, Security, or other use cases on the Elastic Stack or Elastic Cloud
  • Applicable to existing Elastic Stack or Elastic Cloud environments

Common tasks

  • Simple design
  • Installation, setup, and configuration (non-production, generally 3 nodes)
  • Pipeline / ingestion recommendations and patterns for 2 common data sources
  • Visualizations in a single dashboard

Recommended time allocation

  • 1 consulting day for best practices consulting session, including building a definition of POC success
  • 3 consulting days for POC deployment

Note: Consulting days within the engagement may be allocated to allow consulting services within this scope according to customer need.


Assessment

Discovery and analysis of your business objectives and use case, followed by consultative recommendations for design, implementation, security, migration or upgrade, or solution fit. Assessment engagements can be applied to either legacy Elastic Stack or Elastic Cloud environments, or third-party products. Can be used to audit environments for applicability to certain policy requirements or expectations.

Duration

4 consulting days

Customer profile

Can be applied to any solution: Enterprise Search, Observability, Security, or other use cases on the Elastic Stack, Elastic Cloud, or third-party products

Common tasks

  • Discovery and understanding of current business objectives and use case
  • Review of requirements: use, response times, SLA, uptime, capacity, security, search results, and relevancy
  • Evaluation of existing infrastructure
  • Recommendations on design, implementation, and operations in order to achieve required objectives and optimizing for capacity and cost

Recommended time allocation

  • 3-½ consulting days for detailed discovery and research on use case, business requirements, data model and query requirements, and discussion of best practices and recommendations
  • ½ consulting day for document preparation

Note: Consulting days within the engagement may be allocated to allow consulting services within this scope according to customer need.


Flex Services

Flex Services let you focus on the tasks within a package that are most important to you. Note that no custom deliverables are allowed with Flex consulting.

Duration

Flex Services require a minimum of 4 consulting days


Custom Services

Not seeing the package that's right for you? Tailored Elasticsearch and Elastic Stack solutions are available upon request. This option requires a custom scope of work to be evaluated for your use case.

Duration

Custom Services require a minimum of 20 consulting days


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