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ELK

The acronym for three open source projects: Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana
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What is ELK?

It is the acronym for three open source projects: Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana. Elasticsearch is a search and analytics engine. Logstash is a server鈥憇ide data processing pipeline that ingests data from multiple sources simultaneously, transforms it, and then sends it to a "stash" like Elasticsearch. Kibana lets users visualize data with charts and graphs in Elasticsearch.
ELK is a tool in the Log Management category of a tech stack.

Who uses ELK?

Companies
108 companies reportedly use ELK in their tech stacks, including Robinhood, Graphy, and Wealthsimple.

Developers
291 developers on StackShare have stated that they use ELK.

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Private Decisions at about ELK

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by members of with ELK in their tech stack.

Wallace Alves
Wallace Alves
Cyber Security Analyst | 1 upvotes 270.1K views

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Public Decisions about ELK

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose ELK in their tech stack.

Wallace Alves
Wallace Alves
Cyber Security Analyst | 1 upvotes 270.1K views

Docker Docker Compose Portainer ELK Elasticsearch Kibana Logstash nginx

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ELK Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to ELK?
Splunk
It provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Customers use it to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine data.
Graylog
Centralize and aggregate all your log files for 100% visibility. Use our powerful query language to search through terabytes of log data to discover and analyze important information.
Logstash
Logstash is a tool for managing events and logs. You can use it to collect logs, parse them, and store them for later use (like, for searching). If you store them in Elasticsearch, you can view and analyze them with Kibana.
Papertrail
Papertrail helps detect, resolve, and avoid infrastructure problems using log messages. Papertrail's practicality comes from our own experience as sysadmins, developers, and entrepreneurs.
Fluentd
Fluentd collects events from various data sources and writes them to files, RDBMS, NoSQL, IaaS, SaaS, Hadoop and so on. Fluentd helps you unify your logging infrastructure.
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ELK's Followers
337 developers follow ELK to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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