Shipping Metrics Data


Course Summary

Metrics are a key component of our IT systems — from RAM utilization to network traffic flows to available disk space — and it is important to monitor them to keep your systems healthy. In this class, we are going to dive into shipping metric data to Elasticsearch with Metricbeat. You’ll learn how to configure Metricbeat, how to map data and process documents in Elasticsearch, as well as how to handle exceptions along the way. After completing this course, you’ll be able to ship all of your metric data to Elasticsearch.

Topics Covered

  • Shipping Metrics
  • Index Templates
  • Data Processing
  • Error Handling

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



  • Stable internet connection
  • Mac, Linux, or Windows
  • Latest version of Chrome or Firefox (other browsers not supported)
  • Disable any ad blockers and restart your browser before class