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Elastic Joins Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) and Launches Helm Charts for Elasticsearch on Kubernetes

BWW News Desk
December 10, 2018

Elastic NV NYSE ESTC the company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack has made it possible to deploy Elasticsearch and Kibana to Kubernetes in a matter of minutes with Helm Charts currently available in alpha status In tandem with the release Elastic also announced that it has joined the a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwcncfio2Fampesheet51911616ampnewsitemid20181210005476amplanenUSampanchorCloudNativeComputingFoundationampindex1ampmd50094c9bdfde952d0f4c98f24d5a17711 relnofollowCloud Native Computing Foundationa CNCF doubling down on its commitment to supporting and promoting open cloud native technologies and furthering its collaboration with the CNCF community on future development Elastic is already aligned with the CNCF mission to promote open cloud native technologies Elastic builds products in an open and transparent way and supports integrations with many key CNCF projects including Kubernetes and Prometheus Elastic also has adopted standards promoting vendorneutral integrations such as OpenTracing pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p The rapid adoption of Kubernetes as the defacto standard for managing containerized workloads and services has led many Elastic users to deploy Elasticsearch workloads to Kubernetes Meanwhile developers are rapidly adopting Helm Charts as a standard way of creating publishing and sharing Kubernetes applications Elastic is launching Helm Charts for Elasticsearch and Kibana to provide a standard opinionated way to install configure upgrade and run these applications on Kubernetes This provides users with a set of best practices and templates for deploying Elasticsearch and Kibana along with access to basic free features such as monitoring Kibana Canvas and spaces Its also easy to upgrade to paid features such as security and machine learning p p Our goal is to be there for our users wherever they are Over the last year we invested heavily in native integration with Kubernetes to be able to easily ship logs metrics and APM data from services deployed on it I am happy that we are taking the first steps towards helping users deploy Elasticsearch and Kibana in Kubernetes using Helm Charts said Shay Banon founder and chief executive officer at Elastic I am also super excited about joining CNCF to further our already strong collaboration with CNCF and the projects and companies involved in it p p bElastic Integrations with CNCF Projectsb p p In addition to the introduction of Helm Charts Elastic has already delivered full integrations with Kubernetes Prometheus OpenTracing and more Elastic enables its users to monitor the Kubernetes platform and associated CNCF projects through Kubernetes and Envoy Users can monitor base services underlying Kubernetes through Traefik and etcd modules and monitor applications running on top of Kubernetes through autodiscovery of services and via Filebeat and Metricbeat Elastic also enables users to ingest trace data from applications instrumented in accordance with the OpenTracing standard and ingest metrics from Prometheus via the Metricbeat Prometheus module p p Elastic will be showcasing the alpha Helm Charts at KubeCon North America December 1113 2018 in Seattle at booth S58 as well as demonstrating the integrations with Kubernetes Prometheus and OpenTracing for full stack observability of cloudnative applications p p bAbout Elasticb p p Elastic is a search company As the creators of the Elastic Stack Elasticsearch Kibana Beats and Logstash Elastic builds selfmanaged and SaaS offerings that make data usable in real time and at scale for search logging security and analytics use cases Founded in 2012 Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians working in countries around the world Learn more at a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Fwwwelasticco2Fampesheet51911616ampnewsitemid20181210005476amplanenUSampanchorelasticcoampindex2ampmd5532ae205693b904725184c0dec98763e relnofollowelasticcoa p p iElastic iand associated marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Elastic NV and its subsidiaries All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners p p p

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