Chapter 5. System Monitoring
The previous two chapters focused on Elasticsearch monitoring tools, including Elasticsearch-head, Bigdesk, and Marvel. This chapter will introduce another monitoring tool, Kopf. We will also discuss Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana (ELK), Nagios, and various GNU/Linux command line tools in terms of general purpose system monitoring.
This chapter covers these topics:
- Monitoring Elasticsearch with Kopf
- Configuring an Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana (ELK) stack for system log file aggregation and analysis
- System-level monitoring of a cluster using Nagios
- GNU/Linux command line tools for system and process management
Working with Kopf
Kopf is a web-based cluster management tool like Elasticsearch-head, but has a more ...