Getting to Kibana 4 – ELK Stack Migration Tips

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Come join us at the Elasticsearch Los Angeles April Meeting!!

Agenda:

7:00 PM- 7:30 PM: Food, drinks, mingling

7:30 PM – 7:45 PM: Upcoming meeting(s), Call for presenters (or venues) and Member Introductions

7:40 PM – 8:30 PM: Presentation

8:30 PM – 9:00 PM: Wrap Up Q&A

Talk 1: Getting to Kibana 4 – ELK Stack Migration Tips

Abstract:

Woo Hoo!!! Kibana 4 is out. Let’s get started…..

Not so fast ….

• Oh, I need this version of Elasticsearch Cluster

• How do I run Kibana 3 and Kibana 4 in parallel?

• Oh, all my systems in the Elasticsearch Cluster need to be this version including my Logstash clients

Traversing the migration path from Kibana 3 to Kibana 4 can be tricky, challenging and a little frustrating, but without a doubt it's worth it. The goal of this presentation will be to review the challenges, provide tips and walk through a migration from a Kibana 3 environment to Kibana 4.

Speaker Bio:

Rich Horace leads DevOps at Nativo (http://nativo.net), Inc, a native advertising startup in Los Angeles. Rich has been working in the online advertising space and early-stage startups for the past 10 years. He has held positions at MySpace, Fox Audience Network, Glam Media and Sony Media Cloud Services, building DevOps style teams and scaling infrastructure. Rich has been working with log aggregation systems since 2008. Starting off with Splunk, then Logstash in 2012, Splunk again in 2013 and back the the ELK Stack in 2014. He's excited for what Kibana 4 brings to the table in 2015.

Rich is also the organizer for Elastic User Group - Los Angeles and looks forward to building a strong ELK community.