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ELK vs Stackdriver: What are the differences?

ELK: The acronym for three open source projects: Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana. 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; Stackdriver: Monitoring, logging, and diagnostics for applications on Google Cloud Platform and AWS. Google Stackdriver provides powerful monitoring, logging, and diagnostics. It equips you with insight into the health, performance, and availability of cloud-powered applications, enabling you to find and fix issues faster.

ELK can be classified as a tool in the "Log Management" category, while Stackdriver is grouped under "Cloud Monitoring".

Kalibrr, Nuuvem, and TELUS are some of the popular companies that use Stackdriver, whereas ELK is used by Troopers, VCCloud, and home24. Stackdriver has a broader approval, being mentioned in 58 company stacks & 18 developers stacks; compared to ELK, which is listed in 53 company stacks and 14 developer stacks.

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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‑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.

What is Stackdriver?

Google Stackdriver provides powerful monitoring, logging, and diagnostics. It equips you with insight into the health, performance, and availability of cloud-powered applications, enabling you to find and fix issues faster.
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        What are some alternatives to ELK and Stackdriver?
        Splunk
        Splunk Inc. provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Customers use Splunk 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.
        Logentries
        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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        All monitoring, alerting and logging is powered by Stackdriver

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        client-side and server-side error reporting

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