Deploying and Monitoring Elastic Stack on GCP

A presentation at Google Cloud Next ’19 UK in in London, UK by David Pilato

To deploy elastic stack on Google Compute Platform (GCP), you have several options:

  • Start GCE instances, install and configure elasticsearch nodes discovery, SSL and security
  • Do the same but install discovery-gce plugin to simplify nodes discovery
  • Use Elastic Cloud Enterprise and deploy it on GCE instances
  • Use Elastic Cloud Kubernetes operator on GKE

Or, you can let Elastic, the company behind elastic stack, deploy and manage it for you with


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