From the trenches: what does it really take to scale up a large Elastic security log deployment?
Elasticsearch for enterprise security log storage and management is a hot topic today. Specular gains in performance, functionality and cost are ready for harvest. But what exactly does it take to create a large Ela stic log storage infrastructure?
This talk will present war stories related to at 150,000 events per second (EPS) Elastic log storage implementation with two-month retention built at a large commercial client. We take you through sizing, design, staffing and cost; discuss architecture, storage density and ingestion: and share our gotchas and lessons learned. We also touch on evidentiary-quality log storage for compliance. Curious about what it would take for Elastic to hold your security logs? This 55-minute video shows you the way.