ELK Logstash vs. Rapid7 InsightOps

As of February 2019, ELK Logstash is ranked 9th in Log Management with 2 reviews vs Rapid7 InsightOps which is ranked 8th in Log Management with 5 reviews. The top reviewer of ELK Logstash writes "Stable, with good documentation, but needs better email notification". The top reviewer of Rapid7 InsightOps writes "Enables us to have the end point agent on all of our systems and real time queries across the board". ELK Logstash is most compared with Graylog, IBM QRadar and AlienVault. Rapid7 InsightOps is most compared with Splunk, AlienVault and LogRhythm NextGen SIEM. See our ELK Logstash vs. Rapid7 InsightOps report.
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ELK documentation is very good, so never needed to contact technical support.

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It has the ability to alert and track logs from different sources.The ability to browse logs from multiple sources at the same time really speeds up root cause analysis.

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Email notification should be done the same way as Logentries does it.We set up a cron job to delete old logs so that we wouldn't hit a disk space issue. Such a feature should be available in the UI, where old logs can be deleted automatically. (Don’t know if this feature is already there).They don't provide user authentication and authorisation features (Shield) as a part of their open-source version.Authentication is not a default in Kibana. We need to have another tool to have authentication and authorization. These two should be part of Kibana.We had issues with scalability. Logstash was not scaling and aggregation was getting delayed. We moved to Fluentd making our stack from ELK to EFK.

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There are a few things I would like to do with a few more complex queries which I am not able to do right now, because it is a SaaS solution.Since I used the beta, improvements are to be expected. The dashboard options could have been clearer, but I believe it is more a problem with the limited documentation available at the time.

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Also Known As
Elastic Stack, ELK StackInsightOps, Logentries

Logstash is an open source, server-side data processing pipeline that ingests data from a multitude of sources simultaneously, transforms it, and then sends it to your favorite “stash.”

Rapid7 InsightOps is the next evolution of the Logentries log management technology, combining cloud-based log centralization with IT asset search to make log management fast and easy.

As a cloud-based solution, InsightOps eliminates the need for managing and maintaining your log management technology. With a 5-minute setup, out-of-the-box analytics and visual search capabilities that eliminates the need to learn a new query language, InsightOps is the easiest log management solution available.

To start a free 30-day trial of InsightOps, visit rapid7.com/insightops

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Sprint, Grab, Autopilot, Just Eat, Verizon Wireless, Green Man Gaming, Compare Group, Tango, Perceivant, Quizlet
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