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Fluent Bit 101: Getting Started with
Configuration and Routing

Learn the basics of Fluent Bit with this free hands-on tutorial using an ephemeral sandbox environment. You'll learn how to run Fluent Bit from the command line and configure it to read data from a source and route the data to a different destination.

About this module

Fluent Bit is a powerful, lightweight, log and metric processor that can send data to destinations like Kafka, Splunk, Elasticsearch, OpenSearch, Datadog, and more.

In this 101 series we will focus on the following:

  • Running Fluent Bit via command line
  • Configuring Fluent Bit to read from a file
  • An introduction to routing and tagging