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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?
        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.
        Rsyslog
        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.
        Metricbeat
        Collect metrics from your systems and services. From CPU to memory, Redis to NGINX, and much more, It is a lightweight way to send system and service statistics.
        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.
        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.
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