Editor: The ELK stack is made up of three applications – Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana. This article is about the “L” in the ELK stack.
A great use for the ELK Stack is the storing, visualization, and analysis of logs and other time-series data. Logstash is an integral part of the data workflow from the source to Elasticsearch and further.
Not only does it allow you to pull data from a wide variety of sources, it also gives you the tools to filter, massage, and shape the data so that it’s easier to work with. This tutorial gives you a crash course in getting started with Logstash.
How to Install Logstash
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