Exporting SQL Data to Elasticsearch with Logstash

I recently found myself needing to continually export SQL data to my Elasticsearch cluster. All of my logging data (webserver access logs, syslog, security logs, etc…) is shipped through an ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana), but I still had data that was relevant to my logs being stored by applications that I work with in various databases. Googling this subject led me down a number of paths, none of which provided the results I was looking for. »

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