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 v3.5.0

Ubuntu/Debian
2.6+ Linux kernel (64-bit) td-agent v3.5.0

Windows
Windows Server 2012+ (64-bit) td-agent v3.5.0


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 v1.7.4 (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.

Visit fluent-bit official site and documentation.

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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