Open Distro for Elasticsearch Documentation
This site contains the technical documentation for Open Distro for Elasticsearch, the community-driven, 100% open source distribution of Elasticsearch with advanced security, alerting, deep performance analysis, and more.
Table of contents
- Why use Open Distro for Elasticsearch?
- Get started
- Version history
- About Open Distro for Elasticsearch
Why use Open Distro for Elasticsearch?
Open Distro for Elasticsearch is well-suited to the following use cases:
- Log analytics
- Real-time application monitoring
- Clickstream analytics
- Search backend
Compared to the open source distribution of Elasticsearch, Open Distro for Elasticsearch offers several extra features:
|Elasticsearch||Data store and search engine|
|Kibana||Search frontend and visualizations|
|Security||Authentication and access control for your cluster|
|Alerting||Receive alerts when your data meets certain conditions|
|SQL||Use SQL to query your data|
|Performance Analyzer||Monitor and optimize your cluster|
- Install and start Docker Desktop.
docker pull amazon/opendistro-for-elasticsearch:0.8.0
docker pull amazon/opendistro-for-elasticsearch-kibana:0.8.0
docker run -p 9200:9200 -p 9600:9600 -e "discovery.type=single-node" amazon/opendistro-for-elasticsearch:0.8.0
In a new terminal session, run:
curl -XGET --insecure https://localhost:9200 -u admin:admin
To learn more, see Install.
|Open Distro for Elasticsearch version||Release highlights||Elasticsearch version|
|0.8.0||Bumps Elasticsearch version.||6.6.2|
|0.7.1||Fixes Kibana multitenancy.||6.5.4|
For detailed release notes, see these GitHub repositories:
About Open Distro for Elasticsearch
The project welcomes GitHub issues, bug fixes, features, plugins, documentation—anything at all. To get involved, see Contribute on the Open Distro for Elasticsearch website.