Release announcements, end of life notifications and other bits about Elastic products that we think will be useful to everyone.


Everything related to APM – whether it is the APM Server, the Kibana dashboards, the agents, or migrating from


Any questions regarding Beats, forwarders for various types of data: Packetbeat for network metrics... and more to come!


Any questions related to Elasticsearch, including specific features, language clients and plugins.


Everything related to your favorite centralized logging platform, including plugins and recipes.


All things about visualizing data in Elasticsearch & Logstash, including how to use Kibana and extending the platform.


X-Pack brings Security, Alerting, Monitoring, Graph, Reporting, and Machine Learning capabilities to the Elastic Stack. This replaces the separate Shield, Watcher, Marvel, and Graph categories.

Elastic Cloud Enterprise

The Elastic Cloud Enterprise forum is dedicated to all questions related to Elastic’s on-premise Elastic Stack and X-Pack provisioning service.

Hadoop and Elasticsearch

Questions about Elasticsearch and all things Hadoop (Map/Reduce, Hive, Pig, Cascading, Spark and friends)


Using Elastic's tech with other tools and products - how to and what to choose for your use case, or show us what you've built!

Elastic In Your Native Tongue

If you'd rather ask your question in a language other than English, you've come to the right place!

Elastic Community

Connect with your fellow Elastic community members with meetups, user groups, conferences and more.

Meta Elastic

Have feedback on this discussion forum and how it could be improved? Start here.

Security Announcements

Top level category to house subcategories for security announcements for the Elastic stack.

Elastic Training

Taking an online Elastic training course? Do you have questions about the curriculum, running into problems with the materials, or just want to provide some feedback?