Collect and Analyze your logs with Logstash, Elasticsearch and Kibana

Honza Král

Audience level:
Systems Administration


Demonstration of how you can use Logstash, Elasticsearch and Kibana to collect, transform and analyze all your logs whether you have a single server or hundreds. Part of the presentation will be some real-life use cases.


Logstash is a powerful ETL tool designed to work with logs - from collecting, parsing and filtering through enhancing and formatting to loading into your datastore of choice. When paired with Elasticsearch as a datastore and Kibana as a visualization tool it provides you with a convenient was to gain insight into your logs. In this poster session I'd like to demonstrate how this combination of tools can help you tame your logs and put them to work, all using open source tools.