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When looking for an observability pipeline, there are many things to consider before making a decision. Some will argue for open source solutions while others have solutions that are heavily tied to their existing vendors. While all solutions have their strengths and weaknesses, it’s important to consider the short term and long term benefits of each type of solution.

There are some key ideas to consider when researching options for your observability pipeline. We’ve put them together in a handy checklist in this Buyer’s Guide. As you research solutions, keep these in mind:

  • Protocol support
  • Management system
  • Supports both cloud and local instances
  • Supports many destinations while having flexibility to add new ones
  • Designed to reduce data costs

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There are some key ideas to consider when researching options for your observability pipeline. We’ve put them together in a handy checklist in this Buyer's Guide.