Sometimes, learning takes hard work and perseverance. Finally got the ELK stack installed and when I visited the Elastic website to find what to do next, they’d just released new versions of everything. My Linux newbie-ness meant that the instructions for upgrading were even more overwhelming than the installation instructions.
But I will go on.
And I’m resuming my D3 studies with Scott Murray’s incredible book.
I have found a grad school program I’m applying to. Total tuition for it is under the amount I’m given by my employer. Now I just have to get accepted.