Log Management Questions
Senior Software Engineer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Jun 22 2021

Dear community members, 

I've been exploring Datadog vs ELK and I need your opinion about both of them in terms of performance, cost, and efficiency? Which one would you recommend?

Shibu BabuchandranDatadog: Unify logs, metrics, and traces from across your distributed… more »
Aji JosephIt depends on your requirement. If you are looking for a SIEM/log management… more »
reviewer1584621Dear, Unfortunately, I can't say much about Datadog but I have used ELK for a… more »
IT Central Station

How do log management and SIEM differ? Is it necessary to have separate tools for each function or can these functions be rolled into one solution?

Which products are best for SIEM, and which are better for log management? Do you have recommendations of products that effectively combine both log management and SIEM?

Lindsay MiethRony, Daniel's answer is right on the money.  There are many solutions for each… more »
Daniel SichelLog Management is just that, it looks at logs from devices and attempts to make… more »
David Rivas HueteIn short, Log Management refers to the collection, storage, and organizing of… more »
Ariel Lindenfeld
Sr. Director of Community
IT Central Station
Jun 29 2021

Dear members, 

Let the community know what you think. Share your professional opinion!

Gerrit BoeleLog Management should be a separate function of correlation. Correlation is best… more »
Jeff Uhlich-Searchability -Compression -Encryption
Harris WardUnderstanding what your organization is capable of monitoring and responding to… more »