Fluentd (v1.0, current stable)

Fluentd v1.0 is available on Linux, Mac OSX and Windows. Also, Treasure Data packages it as Treasure Agent (td-agent) for RedHat/CentOS and Ubuntu/Debian and Windows

Platform Platform Version Package or Installer

RHEL / CentOS / Amazon Linux
2.6+ Linux kernel (64-bit) td-agent v3.2.1

Ubuntu/Debian
2.6+ Linux kernel (64-bit) td-agent v3.2.1

Windows
Windows Server 2012+ (64-bit) td-agent v3.2.1


MacOS X
OSX 10.11 or later td-agent v3.1.1


Container
Docker Docker image at Docker Hub

Ruby
Ruby v2.1.0 and above Fluentd v1.3.0 (current stable. recommend for production)
  • gem install fluentd
Installation Guide (* ruby expert-use only)

Fluent Bit (Lightweight Forwarder)

If you're looking for more lightweight forwarder for edge devices / servers / containers, use Fluent Bit, an open source data collector specifically designed for data forwarding. Fluent Bit is more efficient in terms of CPU / Memory usage, but has limited features. The following table list the available Linux packages for different distributions. Note that Fluent Bit packaged is known as td-agent-bit.


Platform Platform Version Package or Installer Notes

RHEL / CentOS
2.6+ Linux kernel (64-bit) TD-Agent Bit v0.14.2 Documents

Ubuntu
2.6+ Linux kernel (64-bit) TD-Agent Bit v0.14.2 Documents

Container
Docker Docker image at Docker Hub Documents

Container Orchestration
Kubernetes Fluent Bit Daemonset for Kubernetes at Docker Hub

Fluentd (v0.12, old stable version)

Fluentd v0.12 is available on Linux and Mac OSX. Also, Treasure Data packages it as Treasure Agent (td-agent) for RedHat/CentOS and Ubuntu/Debian and provides a binary for OSX. td-agent 2.5 uses ruby 2.5 and td-agent 2.3 uses ruby 2.1

Platform Platform Version Package or Installer

RHEL / CentOS / Amazon Linux
2.6+ Linux kernel (64-bit & 32-bit) td-agent v2.5.0/2.3.6

Ubuntu/Debian
2.6+ Linux kernel (64-bit & 32-bit) td-agent v2.5.0/2.3.6

MacOS X
v2.1.4 for OSX 10.9 and 10.10.
v2.3.5 for OSX 10.11
td-agent v2.3.5


Container
Docker Docker image at Docker Hub

Container Orchestration
Kubernetes Kuberenetes DaemonSet for Fluentd

Ruby

Ruby v2.1.0 and above Fluentd v0.12.43 (old stable)
  • gem install fluentd -v '~> 0.12.0'
Installation Guide (* ruby expert-use only)

Learn

Want to learn the basics of Fluentd? Check out these pages.

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