What are solutions?edit

We’ve streamlined the setup process for the most common use cases for the Elastic Stack by grouping them into solutions. Solutions are specialized templates pre-configured with sensible defaults and settings. The available solutions are:

If you need something else, you can customize the Elastic Stack for whatever you can dream up, using one of our hardware profiles as a starting point.

App Searchedit

Beginning with Elastic Stack version 7.7, Elastic App Search and Elastic Workplace Search are bundled together as a single Enterprise Search deployment. To avoid having to upgrade it is recommended to use the newer Enterprise Search deployment.

This solution provides the capabilities of App Search, built on top of the Elasticsearch Service, to deliver a rich search experience within your applications. App Search features include a set of RESTful APIs to ingest data, real-time analytics, relevance tuning, query synonym support, and an intuitive dashboard.

To enable App Search on Elasticsearch Service, see Enable App Search.

For full App Search documentation, see the App Search Reference.

Included in this solution:

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Elasticsearch data nodes: Start at 1 GB memory x 1 availability zone. Hosted on AWS m5 instances.
  • App Search nodes: Start at 4 GB memory x 2 availability zones. Hosted on AWS m5 instances.
  • Kibana: Starts at 1 GB memory x 1 availability zone. Hosted on AWS r4 instances.
Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
Microsoft Azure

Elastic Enterprise Searchedit

This solution provides the capabilities of Elastic Enterprise Search, including:

  • App Search - delivering a pre-tuned search experience in your applications.
  • Workplace Search - delivering a fast and relevant search experience across your organization.

To enable Enterprise Search on Elasticsearch Service, see Enable Enterprise Search.

For the rest of the Enterprise Search documentation, see the Enterprise Search Reference.

Included in this solution:

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Elasticsearch data nodes: Starts at 1 GB memory x 1 availability zone. Hosted on AWS m5 instances.
  • Enterprise Search nodes: Starts at 4 GB memory x 2 availability zones. Hosted on AWS m5 instances.
  • Kibana: Starts at 1 GB memory x 1 availability zone. Hosted on AWS r4 instances.
Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
Microsoft Azure

Elastic Observabilityedit

This solution provides all of the data ingestion capabilities to know your infrastructure, including:

  • APM - Monitor software services and applications in real time.
  • Logs - Ingest and view a variety of logs to identify problems.
  • Metrics - Collect data from multiple sources and set custom alerts.

For the rest of documentation, see the Observability Guide.

Elastic Securityedit

This solution combines SIEM threat detection features with endpoint prevention and response capabilities, including:

  • SIEM - Detection of security threats and event monitoring across your environment.
  • Endpoint Security - Prevention and threat response for your endpoints.

For the rest of documentation, see the Elastic Security Guide.