The Logstash Lines: Logstash 1.5 is here!

Welcome back to The Logstash Lines! In these weekly posts, we'll share the latest happenings in the world of Logstash and its ecosystem.

Pop the Champagne! Logstash 1.5 is here!

The highlights of this release include:

  • Cleaner separation of plugins from core,
  • Several new plugins,
  • Improvements in performance and security,
  • Built-in support for Apache Kafka, and
  • A better experience for users wanting to run Logstash in Windows environments

Read more in this blog post.

Many thanks to our community contributors and the amazing Logstash team at Elastic. Here are some of their happy faces after the 1.5 release:

That's this week in The Logstash Lines. Come back next week for more Logstash news!