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Packetbeat vs Tailscale: What are the differences?

What is Packetbeat? Open Source application monitoring & packet tracing system. Packetbeat agents sniff the traffic between your application processes, parse on the fly protocols like HTTP, MySQL, Postgresql or REDIS and correlate the messages into transactions.

What is Tailscale? Private networks made easy. It connect all your devices using WireGuard, without the hassle. Create a secure network between your servers, computers, and cloud instances. Even when separated by firewalls or subnets, Tailscale just works It makes it as easy as installing an app and signing in..

Packetbeat belongs to "Network Monitoring" category of the tech stack, while Tailscale can be primarily classified under "Virtual Private Cloud".

Packetbeat is an open source tool with 9.02K GitHub stars and 3.33K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Packetbeat's open source repository on GitHub.

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    What is Packetbeat?

    Packetbeat agents sniff the traffic between your application processes, parse on the fly protocols like HTTP, MySQL, Postgresql or REDIS and correlate the messages into transactions.

    What is Tailscale?

    It connect all your devices using WireGuard, without the hassle. Create a secure network between your servers, computers, and cloud instances. Even when separated by firewalls or subnets, Tailscale just works. It makes it as easy as installing an app and signing in.

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    What are some alternatives to Packetbeat and Tailscale?
    Logstash
    Logstash is a tool for managing events and logs. You can use it to collect logs, parse them, and store them for later use (like, for searching). If you store them in Elasticsearch, you can view and analyze them with Kibana.
    Filebeat
    It helps you keep the simple things simple by offering a lightweight way to forward and centralize logs and files.
    Metricbeat
    Collect metrics from your systems and services. From CPU to memory, Redis to NGINX, and much more, It is a lightweight way to send system and service statistics.
    Beats
    Beats is the platform for single-purpose data shippers. They send data from hundreds or thousands of machines and systems to Logstash or Elasticsearch.
    Wireshark
    It is the world’s foremost and widely-used network protocol analyzer. It lets you see what’s happening on your network at a microscopic level and is the de facto standard across many commercial and non-profit enterprises, government agencies, and educational institutions.
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