In this post we are going to look at an ELK stack architecture for a small scale implementation. Keep in mind that this architecture is suitable for a small sized on-prem installation and the index capacity is determined by the hardware and disk space availability.
One of the most often asked question about the ELK stack is how can i monitor the elastic nodes itself. Monitoring the nodes here includes all indexes, all the data nodes, index size, total index size, etc. One tool that i use for my implementations is Cerebro.