Chapter 4. Marvel Dashboard

The previous two chapters covered Elasticsearch-head and Bigdesk, two open source monitoring tools. This chapter covers Marvel, a non-free tool for monitoring Elasticsearch.

Unlike Elasticsearch-head and Bigdesk, Marvel continuously captures and saves performance metrics to an index. This lets users refer to historical data for analysis, as opposed to just real-time data analysis. In this chapter, we will look a bit closer at the following topics:

  • Setting up Marvel
  • Upgrading Marvel
  • Configuring Marvel
  • Marvel index configuration
  • Marvel dashboard
  • Monitoring node failures

Setting up Marvel

See Chapter 2, Installation and the Requirements for Elasticsearch, for instructions on how to install the Marvel Agent and the Marvel Kibana ...

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