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Mastering Data Ingestion with the Cribl Stream™ Preview Feature

Have you ever wished you could peek into your data stream before committing to processing it all? With the Cribl Stream™ Preview feature, your data processing workflow just got a whole lot smarter. This powerful tool empowers you to gain insights into your data before taking any further actions, ensuring efficiency and accuracy in your data processing pipeline.

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Unveiling the Cribl Stream™ Preview Feature

The Cribl Stream™ Preview feature is a game-changer for data engineers and operators. It allows you to get a sneak peek into your data stream, offering a preview of what’s to come before processing the entire flow. Whether you’re dealing with logs, metrics, or other event data, this feature lets you make informed decisions about your data processing without committing to full-scale operations.

How It Works

  1. Accessing the Stream Preview: Launch your Cribl Stream™ interface and navigate to the Preview feature. It’s conveniently located for easy access.
  2. Selecting Your Data Source: Choose the data source you want to preview from your configured inputs. The flexibility to select various data types ensures you can cater to your specific use case.
  3. Customizing Preview Settings: Configure the preview settings to fit your needs. Adjust the time range, sample size, and filtering options to tailor the preview to your desired scope.
  4. Viewing the Preview: Initiate the preview by clicking the designated button. Explore the data grid and visualizations to gain insights into your data’s patterns, anomalies, and trends.
  5. Using Preview Insights: Leverage the insights gained from the preview to guide further actions. Filter, transform, or optimize your data before it continues down the processing pipeline.
  6. Exporting Preview Results: Export the preview results to share with colleagues or for documentation purposes. Enhance collaboration and streamline communication within your team.

Real-World Applications

The Cribl Stream™ Preview feature has countless real-world applications. Imagine diagnosing issues in your data stream before they escalate, identifying unusual patterns for investigation, or making critical decisions based on a glimpse of incoming data. It’s a versatile tool that empowers you to make smarter, data-driven choices.

Special Offer for August 2023

As a token of our appreciation for your support, we’re excited to announce a limited-time offer: throughout the month of August 2023, Criblable is selling Cribl at our cost. Don’t miss this opportunity to supercharge your data processing capabilities and make the most of the Cribl Stream™ Preview feature. Embrace efficiency, accuracy, and data-driven decision-making at an unbeatable value.


The Cribl Stream™ Preview feature is a game-changer for modern data processing workflows. By providing a glimpse into your data stream, it empowers you to optimize processing, identify issues, and make informed decisions. Don’t miss the chance to harness its power and transform the way you handle your data. Take advantage of our special offer for August 2023 and experience the future of data processing with Cribl.

Ready to revolutionize your data processing? Contact us to learn more and take advantage of our limited-time offer.