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A lightweight shipper for forwarding and centralizing log data
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What is Filebeat?

It helps you keep the simple things simple by offering a lightweight way to forward and centralize logs and files.
Filebeat is a tool in the Log Management category of a tech stack.

Who uses Filebeat?

15 companies reportedly use Filebeat in their tech stacks, including Trustpilot, Zingat, and

23 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Filebeat.

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Filebeat Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Filebeat?
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.
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.
It offers high-performance, great security features and a modular design. It is able to accept inputs from a wide variety of sources, transform them, and output to the results to diverse destinations.
Papertrail helps detect, resolve, and avoid infrastructure problems using log messages. Papertrail's practicality comes from our own experience as sysadmins, developers, and entrepreneurs.
Logentries makes machine-generated log data easily accessible to IT operations, development, and business analysis teams of all sizes. With the broadest platform support and an open API, Logentries brings the value of log-level data to any system, to any team member, and to a community of more than 25,000 worldwide users.
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