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Loggly vs Papertrail: What are the differences?

Developers describe Loggly as "Log Management, Simplified in the Cloud". The world's most popular cloud-based log management service delivers application intelligence. On the other hand, Papertrail is detailed as "Hosted log management for servers, apps, and cloud services". Papertrail helps detect, resolve, and avoid infrastructure problems using log messages. Papertrail's practicality comes from our own experience as sysadmins, developers, and entrepreneurs.

Loggly and Papertrail belong to "Log Management" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Loggly are:

  • See what your application is doing during development
  • Catch exceptions and track execution flow
  • Graph and report on the number of errors generated

On the other hand, Papertrail provides the following key features:

  • Intuitive Web-based log viewer
  • Powerful command-line tools
  • Long-term archive (S3)

"Centralized log management" is the primary reason why developers consider Loggly over the competitors, whereas "Log search" was stated as the key factor in picking Papertrail.

According to the StackShare community, Papertrail has a broader approval, being mentioned in 244 company stacks & 46 developers stacks; compared to Loggly, which is listed in 95 company stacks and 15 developer stacks.

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Pros of Loggly
Pros of Papertrail
  • 37
    Centralized log management
  • 25
    Easy to setup
  • 21
    Great filtering
  • 16
    Live logging
  • 15
    Json log support
  • 10
    Log Management
  • 10
    Alerting
  • 7
    Great Dashboards
  • 7
    Love the product
  • 4
    Heroku Add-on
  • 2
    Easy to setup and use
  • 2
    Easy setup
  • 2
    No alerts in free plan
  • 2
    Great UI
  • 2
    Good parsing
  • 2
    Powerful
  • 2
    Fast search
  • 2
    Backup to S3
  • 85
    Log search
  • 43
    Easy log aggregation across multiple machines
  • 43
    Integrates with Heroku
  • 37
    Simple interface
  • 26
    Backup to S3
  • 19
    Easy setup, independent of existing logging setup
  • 15
    Heroku add-on
  • 3
    Command line interface
  • 1
    Alerting
  • 1
    Good for Startups

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Cons of Loggly
Cons of Papertrail
  • 3
    Pricey after free plan
  • 2
    Expensive
  • 1
    External Network Goes Down You Wont Be Logging

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