Log collectors, or aggregators, are critical aspects of the log management infrastructure. They help collect logs from various systems and parse and groom them for ingestion into a monitoring or observability tool for further visualization and analysis. DevOps and SRE teams are quickly adding log collectors to their toolchain. With millions of users across domains, two log collectors have risen to the forefront of log collection—Fluentd and Logstash.
This article compares the two and sees which one is the best for your log management and analysis initiatives—Fluentd vs. Logstash.
Click through for the round-by-round comparison and see which one comes out on top in your scenario.