Articles by Alvin Chen

Principal Product Manager, Elastic

Principal Product Manager

Alvin Chen is a tech geek by passion and travel addict by devotion. He is part of the product management team at Elastic focusing on the data ingest platform. Previously, he drove Hadoop and Aster products at Teradata and hacked data solutions at HP. He holds a patent in distributed systems.


What's new in Logstash 7.13.0

Logstash 7.13.0 has arrived with Elasticsearch data streams support and more ECS updates.


What's new in Logstash 7.12.0

Logstash 7.12.0 has arrived with updates to our ECS journey, ARM support, and JDK 15 support.


What's new in Logstash 7.11.0

Logstash 7.11.0 has arrived with some user experience improvements to centralized pipeline management.


What's new in Logstash 7.10.0

Logstash 7.10.0 has arrived with download artifacts with bundled JDK and support for decoding Avro messages from Kafka with the Schema Registry.


What's new in Logstash 7.9.0

Logstash 7.9.0 has arrived with faster pipeline startups & restarts, a refreshed Elastic App Search output, continued API key support, and new support for ARM/ARRCH64.


Logstash 7.8.0 released

Logstash 7.8.0 has arrived with API key support for authenticating to Elasticsearch, proxy support for monitoring and management, and many new supported OS and JVM/JDK.


Logstash 7.7.0 released

Logstash 7.7.0 has arrived with new event ordering, easier troubleshooting through better logging, enhanced S3 integrations, and more Windows platform support.


Beats 7.4.0 released

Beats 7.4.0 is here. It includes new Filebeat inputs for S3 and Kafka, various Functionbeat improvements, new platform support, and many new modules.


Logstash 7.4.0 released

Logstash 7.4.0 is now available. Pipeline-to-pipeline communication has gone GA and the NetFlow module has been deprecated.