Fluentd has eight (8) types of plugins:
This article gives an overview of Storage Plugin.
Sometimes, the input/filter/output plugin needs to save its internal state in memory, storage or key-value store. Fluentd has a pluggable system called Storage that lets a plugin store and reuse its internal state as key-value pairs.
For an input, an output, and filter plugin that supports Storage, the
<storage> directive can be used to store key-value pair into the a key-value store such as JSON file, MongoDB, Redis and so on.
Here is an example with
<source>@type sampletag docs.fluentd.storage<storage awesome_path>@type my_custom_storage</storage></source>
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