Elasticsearch and Kibana: Installation and Basic Usage on Ubuntu 16.04


Elasticsearch is a production-ready search engine written in Java and is extremely powerful. It can be used as a standalone search engine for the web or as a search engine for e-commerce web applications. 

eBay, Facebook, Netflix is some of the companies that use this platform. This is popular because it is more than just a search engine. It is also a powerful analytics engine and a logs management and retrieval system. The best part about this is that it is Open Source, free to use always. Kibana is the visualization tool provided by elastic.

In this tutorial, we will be going through the installation steps for Elasticsearch followed by the installation of Kibana and then we will use Kibana to store and retrieve data. 

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