If this is the first time you use Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch, you can refer to the product documentation to get started with Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Beats.

Background information

The Alibaba Cloud Elastic Stack ecosystem contains the following components: Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Beats. Elasticsearch is a real-time, distributed search and analytics engine. Logstash collects, converts, processes, and generates data. Beats collects data from various machines and systems. These components enable Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch to be used for real-time log processing, full-text searches, and data analytics. For more information, see What is Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch?.



    Elasticsearch is a real-time, distributed search and analytics engine. It allows you to store, query, and analyze large amounts of datasets in near real time. Elasticsearch is typically used in scenarios such as log data analysis, anomaly monitoring, data searches, and big data analytics.

  • Quick start of Elasticsearch


    Logstash is a server-side data processing pipeline. It uses input, filter, and output plug-ins to dynamically collect data from a variety of sources, process and convert the data, and then save the data to a specific location.

  • Quick start of Logstash


    Beats is a lightweight data collection tool that integrates a variety of single-purpose data shippers and can be easily deployed. You can use Beats to collect various types of data, such as log data, network data, and container metrics and use Kibana to present the collected data. You can manage multiple data shippers in a centralized manner.

  • Quick start of Beats