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Logstash vs Scalyr: What are the differences?

Developers describe Logstash 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. On the other hand, Scalyr is detailed as "Cloud-based log aggregation, server monitoring, and real-time analysis tool". Scalyr is log search and management so fast you actually use it. Custom dashboards, graphs, alerts and log parsers allow you to monitor what's important to you. We're proud to serve customers like Business Insider, Opendoor, and Grab.

Logstash and Scalyr can be categorized as "Log Management" tools.

Some of the features offered by Logstash are:

  • Centralize data processing of all types
  • Normalize varying schema and formats
  • Quickly extend to custom log formats

On the other hand, Scalyr provides the following key features:

  • Remote log monitoring
  • log aggregation
  • real-time reporting

"Free" is the primary reason why developers consider Logstash over the competitors, whereas "Speed of queries" was stated as the key factor in picking Scalyr.

Logstash is an open source tool with 10.3K GitHub stars and 2.76K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Logstash's open source repository on GitHub.

Harvest, Conceptboard, and Airbnb are some of the popular companies that use Logstash, whereas Scalyr is used by Codecademy, Property With Potential, and Zola. Logstash has a broader approval, being mentioned in 551 company stacks & 270 developers stacks; compared to Scalyr, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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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 Scalyr?

Scalyr is log search and management so fast you actually use it. Custom dashboards, graphs, alerts and log parsers allow you to monitor what's important to you. We're proud to serve customers like Business Insider, Opendoor, and Grab.
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    What are some alternatives to Logstash and Scalyr?
    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
    Splunk Inc. provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Customers use Splunk 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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    How developers use Logstash and Scalyr
    Avatar of Blue Kangaroo
    Blue Kangaroo uses LogstashLogstash

    Data ingestion, manipulation and re-pushing to other services.

    Avatar of Tongliang Liu
    Tongliang Liu uses LogstashLogstash

    Log aggregation from tons of production servers.

    Avatar of douglasresende
    douglasresende uses LogstashLogstash

    I use to manager logs of any applications.

    Avatar of Tom Staijen
    Tom Staijen uses LogstashLogstash

    Move logs from RabbitMQ to ElasticSearch.

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    JosephYeo uses LogstashLogstash
    • 효율적으로 elastcsearch에 연결해주는 방법
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