Logging services

Hosted external logging solutions come in handy when using AWS, Heroku etc.

Articles:

  • http://www.dark.ca/2011/11/17/send-your-logs-to-the-cloud-loggly-vs-papertrail/
  • http://www.dexterlegaspi.com/journal/?p=214

Some alternatives:

  • https://loggly.com
  • PHP SDK - https://github.com/loggly/loggly-php
  • https://papertrailapp.com/
  • Seams more established than loggly
  • Seams to be necessary to use the syslog protocol for logging
  • REST API only for queries??
  • https://www.splunkstorm.com/
  • Cheaper than loggly
  • REST not supported yet, ‘Coming soon…’
  • http://www.sumologic.com/
  • expensive - starts at $300/month

Requires server:

  • http://logstash.net/