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Alex Kubacki
Alex Kubacki
March 15, 2018

Elasticsearch 6 is now available on Enclave

We’re proud to announce that Elasticsearch 6.2 is now available on Enclave. You can choose Elasticsearch 6.2 when creating a new database, and it is also the default.

In addition to Elasticsearch 6.2, we’ve added support for 4 (!) additional versions: Elasticsearch 6.1, 6.0, 5.6, and 5.1. We’ll continue to support 5.0, 2.4, and 2.2. Whatever specific version requirements you may have, Enclave has you covered:

Updates to Kibana

If you’re using Kibana alongside your Enclave Elasticsearch database (for example, as part of a self-hosted ELK stack), you’ll be happy to know that we’ve released new Kibana versions to match each new Elasticsearch version. (Note that if you’re using an Elasticsearch 6.2 database, for example, you’ll need to use Kibana 6.2 as well.)

As an added bonus, we’ve updated the Kibana app deploy process to use Direct Docker Image Deploy by default. Now, upgrading your existing Kibana to point to a new Elasticsearch database (and version) can be as simple as:

aptible deploy --git-detach --docker-image aptible/kibana:$VERSION DATABASE_URL=$NEW_DATABASE_URL

Please refer to the aptible/kibana README for additional information, including instructions for deploying a new Kibana app.