Getting Started with Metricbeat

Beats is the platform for lightweight shippers to push data from your servers to the Elastic Stack. Metricbeat is modularized shipper to capture metrics about services and system. In this video, Beats Developer Nicolas Ruflin introduces Metricbeat and show us how to go from installing the Beat to visualizing your metrics data in Kibana in the matter of minutes.


Nicolas Ruflin

Nicolas Ruflin is a software engineer in the Beats team. He is passionate about automating everything through software and embraces the constancy of change in the field. When not pondering engineering problems, he enjoys doing all kinds of sports, particularly handball.