Apache Flume vs Filebeat: What are the differences?
What is Apache Flume? A service for collecting, aggregating, and moving large amounts of log data. It is a distributed, reliable, and available service for efficiently collecting, aggregating, and moving large amounts of log data. It has a simple and flexible architecture based on streaming data flows. It is robust and fault tolerant with tunable reliability mechanisms and many failover and recovery mechanisms. It uses a simple extensible data model that allows for online analytic application.
What is Filebeat? A lightweight shipper for forwarding and centralizing log data. It helps you keep the simple things simple by offering a lightweight way to forward and centralize logs and files.
Apache Flume and Filebeat can be primarily classified as "Log Management" tools.