Logging Fundamentals

Course Summary

Logs and metrics are critical for building a holistic understanding of modern systems and gaining insight into the organizational data they hold. This instructor-led course walks you through the fundamental skills for building high-capacity logging systems. You will learn about common logging problems and their solutions. You’ll also learn how to integrate different organizational data including logs, metrics, and APM data common logging formats. And you’ll get an introduction to shipping data to Elasticsearch with Beats and ingest node before taking a look at Elastic Cloud. After completing this course, you will have a firm understanding of how beneficial log data is, not just for system admins and DevOps, but for your company as a whole.

  • The Importance of Logs
  • Log Data and Index Patterns
  • Organizational Benefits of Unifying Logs, Metrics, and other Data
  • Introduction to the Elastic Stack

Course Details

This course is a module of the Logging specialization. Find out how our focused Training Specializations can help you with your use case.

Software Developers and Engineers, Data Architects, System Administrators, DevOps

Virtual Classroom - 1 day | 2-3 hours

Virtual Classroom Schedule

We recommend you have taken Elasticsearch Engineer I and Elasticsearch Engineer II or possess equivalent knowledge. Engineer I and Engineer II teach the concepts that are the foundation upon which all specializations are built.

  • Stable internet connection
  • Mac, Linux, or Windows
  • Latest version of Chrome or Firefox (Safari is not 100% supported)
  • Due to virtual classroom JavaScript requirements, we recommend that you disable any ad-blockers and restart your browser before class.

Upcoming Classes — Logging Fundamentals

It was awesome. Both instructors are great speakers. They have a wide and deep knowledge about the topic, and they know how to pass it on. They are infecting with their enthusiasm.

Mariusz Kuskowski | Allegro Group