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Fluentd vs Graylog: What are the differences?

Developers describe Fluentd 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. On the other hand, Graylog is detailed as "Open source log management that actually works". 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.

Fluentd and Graylog belong to "Log Management" category of the tech stack.

Fluentd and Graylog are both open source tools. Fluentd with 7.98K GitHub stars and 930 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Graylog with 4.88K GitHub stars and 757 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Graylog has a broader approval, being mentioned in 75 company stacks & 21 developers stacks; compared to Fluentd, which is listed in 64 company stacks and 18 developer stacks.

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Pros of Fluentd
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    Great for Kubernetes node container log forwarding
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    Lightweight
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    Easy
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    Open source
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    Powerfull
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    Well documented
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    Flexibel query and parsing language
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    User authentification
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    Alerts
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    User management
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    Alerts and dashboards
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    Easy query language and english parsing
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    Manage users and permissions
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    Easy to install
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    A large community

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Cons of Fluentd
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      Does not handle frozen indices at all

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    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.

    What is 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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