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What is 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.
Fluentd is a tool in the Log Management category of a tech stack.
Fluentd is an open source tool with 9K GitHub stars and 1.1K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Fluentd's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Fluentd?

Companies
111 companies reportedly use Fluentd in their tech stacks, including 9GAG, Banksalad, and WISESIGHT.

Developers
169 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Fluentd.

Fluentd Integrations

Google BigQuery, Logmatic, Honeycomb, IBM Containers, and Timber.io are some of the popular tools that integrate with Fluentd. Here's a list of all 12 tools that integrate with Fluentd.

Why developers like Fluentd?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Fluentd

Fluentd's Features

  • Open source
  • Flexible
  • Minimum resources
  • Reliable

Fluentd Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Fluentd?
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.
Splunk
Splunk Inc. provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Customers use Splunk to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine data.
collectd
collectd gathers statistics about the system it is running on and stores this information. Those statistics can then be used to find current performance bottlenecks (i.e. performance analysis) and predict future system load (i.e. capacity planning). Or if you just want pretty graphs of your private server and are fed up with some homegrown solution you're at the right place, too.
Filebeat
It helps you keep the simple things simple by offering a lightweight way to forward and centralize logs and files.
Elasticsearch
Elasticsearch is a distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine capable of storing data and searching it in near real time. Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats and Logstash are the Elastic Stack (sometimes called the ELK Stack).
See all alternatives

Fluentd's Followers
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