When comparing ElasticHQ vs ELKman, the Slant community recommends ElasticHQ for most people. In the question“What are the best Elasticsearch GUI clients?” ElasticHQ is ranked 3rd while ELKman is ranked 13th. The most important reason people chose ElasticHQ is:
ElasticHQ is easy to install and accessible from your browser. Can be installed in just 2 commands and will remain running until shutdown. Installation docs can be found [here.](https://github.com/ElasticHQ/elasticsearch-HQ)
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Pro Installation is easy
ElasticHQ is easy to install and accessible from your browser. Can be installed in just 2 commands and will remain running until shutdown. Installation docs can be found here.
Pro Most comprehensive set of tools
Can manage and keep track of ES Datasets in real time, is cloud-ready and has been battle-tested by multiple large companies.
Pro Real-Time Monitoring
ElasticHQ allows you to view real-time threads, individual cluster nodes, cluster runtime metrics, and configurations.
Pro Cloud ready
Can be deployed on AWS, Azure and any other cloud service.
Pro Open source
Licensed under Apache 2 can be used and re-distributed without complications.
Pro Cluster management
Complete control over clusters, nodes, indexes, and mappings.
Pro Advanced features
It has a lot of features.
Con Error when using SSL and Python 3.6+
This bug is under investigation but is not close to being solved. See here.
Con Shows obscure error messages
Obscure error messages are shown when cluster is not configured the way the GUI thinks it should be configured.
Con Have to give an email to get a Free license
Some people don't really want to give my email for a free license.
Con Only runs on docker or linux
Not a great experience compared to desktop GUIs.
Con Cannot edit documents
To edit documents you have to compose a REST request which is no different than using postman or curl.