Containers

Tag: Fluentd

Fluentd considerations and actions required at scale in Amazon EKS

Fluentd is a popular open source project for streaming logs from Kubernetes pods to different backends aggregators like CloudWatch. It is often used with the kubernetes_metadata filter, a plugin for Fluentd. The filter enriches the logs with basic metadata such as the pod’s namespace, UUIDs, labels, and annotations. It collects this information by querying the […]

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How to set Fluentd and Fluent Bit input parameters in FireLens

This post was contributed by Ben Anscombe, DevOps Engineer at Space Ape Games and Wesley Pettit, Software Engineer at AWS. September 7, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. FireLens for Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) was launched last year to make it easy for ECS customers to […]

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A Diagram of the internals of FireLens.

Under the hood: FireLens for Amazon ECS Tasks

September 7, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Recently, Amazon ECS announced support for custom log routing via FireLens. FireLens makes it easy to use the popular open source logging projects Fluentd and Fluent Bit; enabling you to send logs to a wide array of AWS Services and […]

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