Packetbeat alternatives and similar tools
Based on the "Metric & Metric Collection" category.
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Grafana9.9 10.0 Packetbeat VS GrafanaThe open and composable observability and data visualization platform. Visualize metrics, logs, and traces from multiple sources like Prometheus, Loki, Elasticsearch, InfluxDB, Postgres and many more.
Prometheus9.9 9.8 Packetbeat VS PrometheusThe Prometheus monitoring system and time series database.
InfluxDB9.5 9.4 Packetbeat VS InfluxDBScalable datastore for metrics, events, and real-time analytics
Telegraf9.2 9.9 Packetbeat VS TelegrafThe plugin-driven server agent for collecting & reporting metrics.
Statsd9.1 2.7 L4 Packetbeat VS StatsdDaemon for easy but powerful stats aggregation
Dashing8.9 0.0 L2 Packetbeat VS DashingRuby gem that allows for rapid statistical dashboard development. An all HTML5 approach allows for big screen displays in data centers or conference rooms.
Freeboard8.0 0.0 L4 Packetbeat VS FreeboardA damn-sexy, open source real-time dashboard builder for IOT and other web mashups. A free open-source alternative to Geckoboard.
Graphite7.9 3.8 Packetbeat VS GraphiteA highly scalable real-time graphing system
OpenTSDB7.7 0.0 L1 Packetbeat VS OpenTSDBA scalable, distributed Time Series Database.
Collectd7.1 8.3 L3 Packetbeat VS CollectdThe system statistics collection daemon. Please send Pull Requests here!
Diamond6.2 2.7 L3 Packetbeat VS DiamondDiamond is a python daemon that collects system metrics and publishes them to Graphite (and others). It is capable of collecting cpu, memory, network, i/o, load and disk metrics. Additionally, it features an API for implementing custom collectors for gathering metrics from almost any source.
KairosDB5.9 5.9 L3 Packetbeat VS KairosDBFast scalable time series database
Facette5.0 0.0 Packetbeat VS FacetteTime series data visualization software
RRDtool5.0 4.1 L1 Packetbeat VS RRDtoolRRDtool 1.x - Round Robin Database
tcollector4.9 0.0 L2 Packetbeat VS tcollectorData collection framework for OpenTSDB
Ganglia4.1 0.0 L2 Packetbeat VS GangliaGanglia Web Frontend
PGObserver3.7 0.0 L3 Packetbeat VS PGObserverA battle-tested, flexible & comprehensive monitoring solution for your PostgreSQL databases
Collectl2.0 0.0 L3 Packetbeat VS CollectlExtending collectl to send process data to graphite
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Beats - The Lightweight Shippers of the Elastic Stack
The Beats are lightweight data shippers, written in Go, that you install on your servers to capture all sorts of operational data (think of logs, metrics, or network packet data). The Beats send the operational data to Elasticsearch, either directly or via Logstash, so it can be visualized with Kibana.
By "lightweight", we mean that Beats have a small installation footprint, use limited system resources, and have no runtime dependencies.
This repository contains libbeat, our Go framework for creating Beats, and all the officially supported Beats:
|Auditbeat||Collect your Linux audit framework data and monitor the integrity of your files.|
|Filebeat||Tails and ships log files|
|Functionbeat||Read and ships events from serverless infrastructure.|
|Heartbeat||Ping remote services for availability|
|Metricbeat||Fetches sets of metrics from the operating system and services|
|Packetbeat||Monitors the network and applications by sniffing packets|
|Winlogbeat||Fetches and ships Windows Event logs|
|Osquerybeat||Runs Osquery and manages interraction with it.|
In addition to the above Beats, which are officially supported by Elastic, the community has created a set of other Beats that make use of libbeat but live outside of this Github repository. We maintain a list of community Beats here.
Documentation and Getting Started
You can find the documentation and getting started guides for each of the Beats on the elastic.co site:
Documentation and Getting Started information for the Elastic Agent
You can find the documentation and getting started guides for the Elastic Agent on the elastic.co site
If you need help or hit an issue, please start by opening a topic on our discuss forums. Please note that we reserve GitHub tickets for confirmed bugs and enhancement requests.
You can download pre-compiled Beats binaries, as well as packages for the supported platforms, from this page.
We'd love working with you! You can help make the Beats better in many ways: report issues, help us reproduce issues, fix bugs, add functionality, or even create your own Beat.
Please start by reading our [CONTRIBUTING](CONTRIBUTING.md) file.
Building Beats from the Source
See our [CONTRIBUTING](CONTRIBUTING.md) file for information about setting up your dev environment to build Beats from the source.
For testing purposes, we generate snapshot builds that you can find here. Please be aware that these are built on top of main and are not meant for production.
It is possible to trigger some jobs by putting a comment on a GitHub PR. (This service is only available for users affiliated with Elastic and not for open-source contributors.)
jenkins run the tests pleaseor
jenkins run testsor
/testwill kick off a default build.
/test macoswill kick off a default build with also the
/test <beat-name>will kick off the default build for the given PR in addition to the
/test <beat-name> for macoswill kick off a default build with also the
macosstage for the
/packagingwill kick of a build to generate the packages for beats.
/beats-testerwill kick of a build to validate the generated packages.
It's possible to configure the build on a GitHub PR by labelling the PR with the below labels
<beat-name>to force the following builds to run the stages for the
macOSto force the following builds to run the