An overview of the different types of Beats

In this section, we will look at some of the beats that have been developed and are in use by enterprises for development and production purposes. Beats are being developed and enhanced by Elastic as well as by the community.

The following are some of the beats developed by Elastic:

  • Packetbeat
  • Metricbeat
  • Filebeat
  • Winlogbeat
  • Libbeat

The following are some of the beats developed by the open source community:

  • Apachebeat
  • Dockbeat
  • Elasticbeat
  • Execbeat
  • Httpbeat
  • Lmsensorsbeat
  • MySQLbeat
  • Twitterbeat and more


Elastic does not provide any support for the open source community developed Beats.

Beats by Elastic Team

As mentioned earlier, we will take a look at the different types of beats provided by Elastic Team in order to understand ...

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