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!
After 500+ commits, #Logstash 1.5.0 GA is released. Details on #kafka integration & more here http://t.co/TdiEdmIsV9 pic.twitter.com/mMLQbUwm5B
— elastic (@elastic) May 14, 2015
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:
Logstash remote release party with the team. <3 pic.twitter.com/ALVqiyoGhu
— @jordansissel (@jordansissel) May 14, 2015
That's this week in The Logstash Lines. Come back next week for more Logstash news!