The Elastic Team has announced the release of version 6.2 of their popular search, logging and reporting suite. This update includes ELK (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana) but also includes Elastic’s related applications such as X-Pack and Beats.
Some of the changes and improvements that caught our attention were:
- Elastic APM for performance monitoring of Python and Node apps
- Java 9 Support
- Well Known Text Support
- Improvements to the Logstash pipeline UI
- Beats monitoring in X-Pack/Kibana
- Vega visualization in Kibana