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ELK Logstash Pros

Senior DevOps Engineer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
The indexes allow you to get your results quickly. The filtering and log passing is the advantage of Logstash.
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SN
Associate Delivery Lead at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
ELK Logstash is easy and fast, at least for the initial setup with the out of box uses.
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ER
IT at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
The solution has a good community surrounding it for lots of helpful documentation for troubleshooting purposes.
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JC
Senior Tech Engineer at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The cost is reasonable. It's not overly pricey.
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LM
Devops/SRE tech lead at a transportation company with 201-500 employees
The solution is quite stable. The performance has been good.
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VP Platform Engineering at Hydrogen
We've found the initial setup to be quite straightforward.
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SC
AVP, Site Reliability Engineer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Enables monitoring of application performance and the ability to predict behaviors.
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FS
Co Founder at Basheer Sharma Enterprises LLP
The most valuable feature for me is Discover.
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MA
Junior System Engineer at Efficom-lille
I use the stack every morning to check the errors and it's just so clear. I don't see any disadvantage to using Logstash.
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Cloud Engineer at GARR
The most valuable feature is the ability to collect authentication information from service providers.
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ELK Logstash Cons

Senior DevOps Engineer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
We're using the open-source edition, for now, I think maybe they can allow their OLED plugin to be open source, as at the moment it is commercialised.
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SN
Associate Delivery Lead at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
In terms of what could be improved with Elastic, in some use cases, especially on the advanced level, they are not ready made, so you'll have to write some scripts.
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ER
IT at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
The solution needs to be more reactive to investigations. We need to be able to detect and prevent any attacks before it can damage our infrastructure. Currently, this solution doesn't offer that.
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Learn what your peers think about ELK Logstash. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: January 2022.
563,780 professionals have used our research since 2012.
JC
Senior Tech Engineer at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
This type of monitoring is not very mature just yet. We need more real-time information in a way that's easier to manage.
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LM
Devops/SRE tech lead at a transportation company with 201-500 employees
The problem with ELK is it's difficult to administer. When you have a problem, it can be very, very difficult to rebuild indexes.
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VP Platform Engineering at Hydrogen
Sometimes, the solution isn't the easiest to use.
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SC
AVP, Site Reliability Engineer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Upgrades currently released as stacks when it should be a plugin or an extension to save removal and reinstallation.
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FS
Co Founder at Basheer Sharma Enterprises LLP
I would like the process of retrieving archived data and viewing it in Kibana to be simplified.
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MA
Junior System Engineer at Efficom-lille
One thing they could add is a quick step to enable users who don't have a solid background to build a dashboard and quickly search, without difficulty.
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Cloud Engineer at GARR
Anything that supports high availability or ease of deployment in a highly available environment would help to improve this solution.
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Learn what your peers think about ELK Logstash. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: January 2022.
563,780 professionals have used our research since 2012.