Logstash is an open-source, centralized, events and logging manager. It is a part of the ELK (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana) stack. In this tutorial, we will understand the basics of Logstash, its features, and the various components it has.
This tutorial is designed for software professionals who want to learn the basics of Logstash and its programming concepts in simple and easy steps. It describes the components and functions of Logstash with suitable examples.
The readers are expected to have a basic understanding of Ruby, JSON, and web
technologies. Additionally it will be helpful for the readers to be familiar with Logging
Techniques and Regex patterns.