Any software application needs to be maintained over the long run. Elasticsearch Index is no different. This course will teach you the strategies and techniques you can follow to keep your index perform optimally, and your queries run faster.
As more data gets ingested to your indices, your queries performance might suffer if they are not maintained properly. In this course, Perform Index Management Tasks in KIbana, you’ll learn to design and architect your indices for optimal performance . First, you’ll explore how to achieve scalability and reliability by understanding nodes, clusters, shards, and replicas. Next, you’ll discover index settings, mappings and aliases in designing your index templates. Then you will learn how to manage the indices by understanding various lifecycle operations. Finally, you’ll learn how to perform a snapshot and restore indices. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of optimally designing and managing Elasticsearch indices needed to achieve fast performing queries.
Course Overview Hello everyone. My name is Saravanan Dhandapani, and welcome to my course, Perform Index Management Tasks in Kibana. I'm a solution architect working in the financial domain focused on end‑to‑end design and architecture. When a corporation relies on Elasticsearch for dashboarding, visualizing, and alerting, the underlying clusters, nodes, and indexes must be designed and managed well. In this course, you will learn how to achieve scalability, reliability, and high throughput using Elasticsearch clusters, nodes, indices, shards, and replicas. You will learn about Elasticsearch analyzers and inverted indices and how they help you transform an unstructured document into a fast‑searchable JSON document, explore how explicit and dynamic field mappings work in enforcing a structure to your data, understand the index lifecycle operations and learn how to manage the indices. Finally, you will learn how to perform data backup using Elasticsearch snapshot and restore process. By the end of this course, you will have the skills and the knowledge of managing the Elasticsearch clusters and indices that are essential to develop high‑performing queries. I hope you will join me on this exciting journey and learn how to effectively manage your indices in my course, Perform Index Management Tasks in Kibana at Pluralsight.