Logging Fundamentals

Logging Fundamentals

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.

Description

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.

Topics Covered

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

2-3 hours

Duration

1 Day

Audience

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

Prerequisites

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.

Setup Requirements

  • 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.

Additional Notes

Virtual Classroom Information
This instructor-led course is only taught in a virtual classroom environment. We encourage participants to set up their systems prior to logging into the training environment the first day of the class. We also encourage being logged into the virtual classroom 15 minutes prior to the start of class each day.

Training Specializations

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

General Training Information
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Upcoming Classes

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