Getting Started with Logstash

Logstash is the central dataflow engine in the Elastic Stack for gathering, enriching, and unifying all of your data regardless of format or schema. The real-time processing is especially powerful when coupled with Elasticsearch, Kibana, and also Beats. In this video, Logstash creator and Tech Lead, Jordan Sissel, and Sr. Product Manager, Alvin Chen, give an overview and demo on how to get started with Logstash. 


Highlights include:


  • Logstash pipeline concepts and terminology
  • Internal architecture and important settings
  • Plugins ecosystem and management
  • Installing and running Logstash
  • Common use cases
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Jordan Sissel

Jordan is the lead developer of Logstash. While living in Silicon Valley, he tinkers with computers and practices hate-driven development. (Working on computers makes him less grumpy.) When he's not hacking, he loves doing awesome things as a dad and husband.

Alvin Chen

Alvin Chen is part of the product management team at Elastic focusing on Logstash and data ingestion. Previously, he drove Hadoop & Aster products at Teradata and hacked data solutions at HP with Cassandra & Hadoop. He has a Computer Science B.A. from UC Berkeley and is an avid sports fan.