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Quickstart Guide

Let’s get started with Fluentd! Fluentd is a fully free and fully open-source log collector that instantly enables you to have a ‘Log Everything’ architecture with 125+ types of systems.



Fluentd treats logs as JSON, a popular machine-readable format. It is written primarily in C with a thin-Ruby wrapper that gives users flexibility.

Fluentd’s performance has been proven in the field: its largest user currently collects logs from 5000+ servers, 5 TB of daily data, handling 50,000 msgs/sec at peak time.

Table of Contents

Step1: Installing Fluentd

Please follow the installation/quickstart guides below that matches your environment.

Fluentd is currently not supported on Windows. Please see Collecting Log Data from Windows for details.

Step2: Use Cases

The articles shown below cover the typical use cases of Fluentd. Please refer to the article(s) that suits your needs.

Step3: Learn More

The articles shown below will provide detailed information for you to learn more about Fluentd.

Last updated: 2014-11-14 17:58:30 UTC

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