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Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose
Send logs to Amazon Kinesis Firehose
This is the documentation for the core Fluent Bit Firehose plugin written in C. It can replace the aws/amazon-kinesis-firehose-for-fluent-bit Golang Fluent Bit plugin released last year. The Golang plugin was named
firehose; this new high performance and highly efficient firehose plugin is called
kinesis_firehoseto prevent conflicts/confusion.
In order to send records into Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose, you can run the plugin from the command line or through the configuration file:
The firehose plugin, can read the parameters from the command line through the -p argument (property), e.g:
$ fluent-bit -i cpu -o kinesis_firehose -p delivery_stream=my-stream -p region=us-west-2 -m '*' -f 1
In your main configuration file append the following Output section:
The following AWS IAM permissions are required to use this plugin:
Fluent Bit 1.7 adds a new feature called
workerswhich enables outputs to have dedicated threads. This
kinesis_firehoseplugin fully supports workers.
If you enable a single worker, you are enabling a dedicated thread for your Firehose output. We recommend starting with without workers, evaluating the performance, and then adding workers one at a time until you reach your desired/needed throughput. For most users, no workers or a single worker will be sufficient.
Amazon distributes a container image with Fluent Bit and these plugins.
Our images are available in Amazon ECR Public Gallery. You can download images with different tags by following command:
docker pull public.ecr.aws/aws-observability/aws-for-fluent-bit:<tag>
For example, you can pull the image with latest version by:
docker pull public.ecr.aws/aws-observability/aws-for-fluent-bit:latest
If you see errors for image pull limits, try log into public ECR with your AWS credentials:
aws ecr-public get-login-password --region us-east-1 | docker login --username AWS --password-stdin public.ecr.aws
You can use our SSM Public Parameters to find the Amazon ECR image URI in your region:
aws ssm get-parameters-by-path --path /aws/service/aws-for-fluent-bit/
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