The Elastic Stack (formerly the ELK Stack) introduces new and powerful features across all products (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) in every minor and major release. Upgrading your Elastic Stack deployments to the latest version lets you take advantage of these features and enhancements.
However, software upgrades can be a daunting task, especially when the software in question powers mission-critical applications, like the Elastic Stack does. But, it doesn’t have to be. Learn how to make your upgrade as seamless as possible by adopting these simple and insightful tips.
Daniel Marr and Saud Rehman, Elastic Consultants, share first-hand experience and technical guidance for successfully executing a full Elastic Stack upgrade, using tips learned from their consulting projects.
- Reviewing breaking changes
- Infrastructure considerations
- Cluster health
- Indexing considerations
- Disaster recovery
- Bootstrap checks