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Filebeat vs Fluentd: What are the differences?

Developers describe Filebeat as "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. On the other hand, Fluentd is detailed as "Unified logging layer". 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.

Filebeat and Fluentd can be categorized as "Log Management" tools.

Fluentd is an open source tool with 8.04K GitHub stars and 938 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Fluentd's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Fluentd has a broader approval, being mentioned in 64 company stacks & 18 developers stacks; compared to Filebeat, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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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.

    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.
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    What are some alternatives to Filebeat and Fluentd?
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    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.
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