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Expose the operating system as a relational database (by Facebook)
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What is osquery?

osquery exposes an operating system as a high-performance relational database. This allows you to write SQL-based queries to explore operating system data. With osquery, SQL tables represent abstract concepts such as running processes, loaded kernel modules, open network connections, browser plugins, hardware events or file hashes.
osquery is a tool in the Desktop Querying Tools category of a tech stack.
osquery is an open source tool with 16.4K GitHub stars and 1.9K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to osquery's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses osquery?

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osquery Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to osquery?
Ossec
It is a free, open-source host-based intrusion detection system. It performs log analysis, integrity checking, registry monitoring, rootkit detection, time-based alerting, and active response.
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‑side 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.
Prometheus
Prometheus is a systems and service monitoring system. It collects metrics from configured targets at given intervals, evaluates rule expressions, displays the results, and can trigger alerts if some condition is observed to be true.
Wazuh
It is a free, open source and enterprise-ready security monitoring solution for threat detection, integrity monitoring, incident response and compliance.
FSQL
Pass your query to fsql via command line argument. In general, each query requires a SELECT clause (to specify which attributes should be shown), a FROM clause (to specify the directories to search in), and a WHERE clause (to specify conditions for the files).
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