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Elasticsearch: A Complete Guide by Saurabh Chhajed, Marek Rogoziński, Rafał Kuć, Bharvi Dixit

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Chapter 10. Backups and Security

Data backups and data security are the most important aspects of any organization. It is even more important to design and implement business continuity plans to tackle data loss because of various factors. While Elasticsearch is not a database and it does not provide the backup and security functionalities that you can get in databases, it still offers some way around this. Let's learn how you can create cost effective and robust backup plans for your Elasticsearch clusters.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Introducing backup and restore mechanisms
  • Securing an Elasticsearch cluster
  • Load balancing using Nginx

Introducing backup and restore mechanisms

In Elasticsearch, you can implement a backup and ...

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