Humio is compatible with the most popular open-source data shippers.
A log shipper is small tool that functions as the glue between your system and Humio, which makes it possible to transfer log files and metrics easily and reliably.
Using a log shipper has many benefits compared to using the Ingest API, e.g. data is retransmitted on failure and messages can be batched.
We always recommend using the beats as these tools are both modern and very mature. It is what we use for many of our own systems.
Currently we offer support for the following data shippers