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NaveedAhmed
General Manager at BroadBITS
Real User
Effective sorting capabilities, reliable, and scalable

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution for log management. We collect many logs from Windows systems to later analyze them for security checks and audit purposes.

What is most valuable?

I have found the sort capability of Elastic very useful for allowing us to find the information we need very quickly.

What needs improvement?

The reports could improve.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for approximately three years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is very stable and reliable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The stability is good but we have only done vertical scaling and not horizontal at this time. We collection approximately 1,000 EPS and have three people…

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution for log management. We collect many logs from Windows systems to later analyze them for security checks and audit purposes.

What is most valuable?

I have found the sort capability of Elastic very useful for allowing us to find the information we need very quickly.

What needs improvement?

The reports could improve.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for approximately three years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is very stable and reliable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The stability is good but we have only done vertical scaling and not horizontal at this time. We collection approximately 1,000 EPS and have three people using the solution in my organization.

How are customer service and technical support?

There has been enough support available online for what we have been using the solution for.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was easy because we used containers. It can be challenging to implement.

What about the implementation team?

We did the implementation ourselves.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We are using the free open-sourced version of this solution.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend those wanting to implement this solution use integrators or consultants. However, we did not have any problems with the installation it can be difficult.

I rate ELK Elasticsearchan eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud
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Associate Software Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 20
Cost-effective, stable, and works well with Logstash

What is our primary use case?

My organization works in the healthcare industry and we use this product as our database. When we have questions about our data then we use Elasticsearch to make queries.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is that I can push data to Elasticsearch using Logstash.

What needs improvement?

Technical support should be faster.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Elasticsearch for about one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This is a stable product.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Elasticsearch is scalable, although we only have about five users and they are not constant. We do plan to increase our usage in the future.

How was the initial setup?

The initial…

What is our primary use case?

My organization works in the healthcare industry and we use this product as our database.

When we have questions about our data then we use Elasticsearch to make queries.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is that I can push data to Elasticsearch using Logstash.

What needs improvement?

Technical support should be faster.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Elasticsearch for about one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This is a stable product.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Elasticsearch is scalable, although we only have about five users and they are not constant. We do plan to increase our usage in the future.

How was the initial setup?

The initial installation and setup were straightforward. It will take a few minutes to deploy.

What about the implementation team?

Our in-house team was responsible for the deployment.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

This product is open-source and can be used free of charge.

What other advice do I have?

I also use Kibana, which is integrated with Elasticsearch. Kibana is for visualization and we can also customize Elasticsearch using Kibana.

In summary, Elasticsearch is a very useful product that I can quickly recommend.

I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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Associate - Projects at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Secure, good dashboards, and open source

What is our primary use case?

We are using ELK Elasticsearch in a database. We use both Logstash and Kibana. Kibana is used for monitoring where the data is coming from.

What is most valuable?

The solution has good security features. I have been happy with the dashboards and interface.

What needs improvement?

There are some features lacking in ELK Elasticsearch.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using ELK Elasticsearch for approximately two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We had some stability issues where we could not access the application.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have approximately five people in my organization using ELK Elasticsearch.

How was the initial setup?

All the…

What is our primary use case?

We are using ELK Elasticsearch in a database. We use both Logstash and Kibana. Kibana is used for monitoring where the data is coming from.

What is most valuable?

The solution has good security features. I have been happy with the dashboards and interface.

What needs improvement?

There are some features lacking in ELK Elasticsearch.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using ELK Elasticsearch for approximately two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We had some stability issues where we could not access the application.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have approximately five people in my organization using ELK Elasticsearch.

How was the initial setup?

All the installations were directly set up on the local servers.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The solution is free.

What other advice do I have?

Elasticsearch is open source.

I rate ELK Elasticsearch an eight out of ten.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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