Filebeat vs Logstash: 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, Logstash is detailed as "Collect, Parse, & Enrich Data". 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.
Filebeat and Logstash can be primarily classified as "Log Management" tools.
Logstash is an open source tool with 10.3K GitHub stars and 2.78K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Logstash's open source repository on GitHub.
Airbnb, reddit, and Typeform are some of the popular companies that use Logstash, whereas Filebeat is used by Betaout, Trustpilot, and Fortytwo Data. Logstash has a broader approval, being mentioned in 563 company stacks & 278 developers stacks; compared to Filebeat, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.
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