Metrics Fundamentals


Course Summary

Metrics are critical for building a holistic understanding of your servers and systems. This course walks you through the fundamental skills for building high-capacity metric systems. You will learn about common metrics problems and their solutions. You’ll get an introduction to shipping data to Elasticsearch with Metricbeat before taking a look at the Elasticsearch Service. After completing this course, you will have an understanding of how beneficial and easy it is to work with metric data when gathering information about your different systems.

  • Introduction to Metrics
  • Host Monitoring with Metricbeat
  • Visualizing Metrics with Kibana
  • Optimization Techniques
  • Metric-based Alerting

Course Details

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

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

2-3 hours

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.

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