We can agree that Logstash is a powerful tool for log collection and processing. In fact, it’s design is so flexible, that it can be used for the processing of all sorts of data. With the various filter plugins it packs, one can easily extract structured data from raw text entries.

But as we all know — with great power comes great responsibility.

If you ever thought having to work with poorly written source code was hard to swallow, you have clearly not seen poorly written Logstash filters. …

Momchil Atanasov

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store