A deep dive into Elasticsearch authentication realms

This is a technical deep dive into the authentication process — a necessary first step before addressing the authorization decisions that are at the core of Elasticsearch security. The following will be a very detailed explanation of the inner workings of a key part of the authentication process: realms. If you'd prefer to start with a broader view of authentication (and authorization) in Elasticsearch, you may want to check out Demystifying authentication and authorization in Elasticsearch.


Free Elasticsearch Service upgrade: 60% more storage for the same price with our improved hot-warm template

Today we are proud to announce a free, seamless upgrade for all our Elasticsearch Service customers across Azure, GCP, and AWS: 60% more disk storage for warm Elasticsearch nodes in our hot-warm deployment template.

Elasticsearch Service: Getting Started with Hosted Elasticsearch

Elasticsearch Service is a hosted Elasticsearch and Kibana solution from Elastic. Get started with a free 14-day trial (no credit card required). Elasticsearch Service makes it easy to deploy and manage your Elasticsearch clusters. Just tell us the size of your cluster, your preferred cloud provider, and the geographic location; we take care of the rest.

Elasticsearch Service now available on Google Cloud Marketplace

Earlier this year, we announced a deeper partnership with Google to make our Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud more accessible to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) users. Today, we are excited to see the first milestone in this initiative realized: the general availability of the Elasticsearch Service on GCP Marketplace following a successful beta with key customers.


How I added a search bar to my website in 20 minutes with Elastic Site Search

An important part of any great website experience is a powerful search box, as anyone who’s struggled to find something on a site knows. As the owner of a personal website, I want to make sure my site isn’t causing any search-related headaches. But as a non-technical person with a lot on my plate, I don’t have time for complicated solutions that are over my head and require technical expertise or coding

T-Mobile's New Mobile App is Powered by Elasticsearch

T-Mobile is one of the leading mobile phone providers. Its mobile app for Android and Apple iOS is powered by Elasticsearch. Ever since T-Mobile rolled out its new app, rebuilt from the ground up, the app's customer ratings have skyrocketed while at the same time the app has become a marketing bonanza for T-Mobile.

Demystifying authentication and authorization in Elasticsearch

I’ve been with Elastic for more than 4 years — 3.5 of those years working in support and consulting and the last half year in sales. Regardless of the department I’m in, the most common questions I’ve gotten from users are about securing Elasticsearch. What type of authentication does Elasticsearch support? How do I set it up? How can I make sure users don’t see data they’re not supposed to?

Meetup Paris #39 : The Five Foundations of Elasticsearch Performance

In this talk, we'll look at five lenses through which one can view the performance of an Elasticsearch clusters. Taking each in turn, attendees will come away with a set of principles and concerns through which they can monitor and understand the health and performance of their production Elasticsearch systems.

Best Practices for Managing Elasticsearch Indices

Elasticsearch is a powerful distributed search engine that has, over the years, grown into a more general-purpose NoSQL storage and analytics tool. The recent release of Elasticsearch 7 added many improvements to the way Elasticsearch works. It also formalized support for various applications including machine learning, security information and event management (SIEM), and maps, among others, through a revamped Kibana.