The log shipping scene been between us for a long time: from syslog, rsyslog to nowadays Fluentd, Flume and Logstash. Logstash been pushing hard to introduce new features that make the experience better for everyone. At the end of the day, a healthy shipper means a happy sysadmin. The latest Logstash includes persistence to reduce the chance of data loss, monitoring to find how everything is going and configuration management to make your life a lot easier. But wait, there’s more! Offline support, improved shutdown semantics, etc … features that will make your logs shipped and you a rested sysadmin.
In this talk we’ll see this features in action thought a real live sensor monitoring example. By the end of the session, you will be able to use the full power of Logstash in your own deployments.