ElasticSearch recommends setting up master, data and ingest nodes for a production deployment. The typical structure would be few master nodes, some data nodes and some or no ingest nodes. There is also a client node that is recommended to be installed at the same box where kibana Continue reading
The Elk stack is a serious competitor in the log analysis market. ELK Stands for Elastic, LogStash and Kibana, three individual products that work together to collect, index and display the information in various ways useful for the end user.