Elastic Agent vs Beats

Hello, please i want to know, what are the differences between elastic agent and Beats and which one to use ?

Check this documentation, it explains the main difference between beats and elastic agent.

Basically with Elastic Agent you can have one single installation to collect any type of data you want and centrally manage it from Kibana.

With individual beats you would need to install each beat, create configuration files, and manage it yourself.

Unless there is a need to use an individual beat I would stick with using Elastic Agents managed by Fleet.

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