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Logstash vs logz.io: What are the differences?

What is Logstash? 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.

What is logz.io? A log management and log analysis service. It provides Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana on the cloud with alerts, unlimited scalability and free ELK apps. Index, search & visualize your data.

Logstash and logz.io 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.

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Pros of Logstash
Pros of logz.io
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    Free
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    Easy but powerful filtering
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    Scalable
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    Kibana provides machine learning based analytics to log
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    Great to meet GDPR goals
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    Well Documented
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    Cons of Logstash
    Cons of logz.io
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      Memory-intensive
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      Documentation difficult to use
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      What is 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.

      What is logz.io?

      It provides Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana on the cloud with alerts, unlimited scalability and free ELK apps. Index, search & visualize your data.

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      What are some alternatives to Logstash and logz.io?
      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.
      Splunk
      It provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Customers use it to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine data.
      Kafka
      Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.
      Beats
      Beats is the platform for single-purpose data shippers. They send data from hundreds or thousands of machines and systems to Logstash or Elasticsearch.
      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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