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Hosted log management for servers, apps, and cloud services.

What is Papertrail?

Papertrail helps detect, resolve, and avoid infrastructure problems using log messages. Papertrail's practicality comes from our own experience as sysadmins, developers, and entrepreneurs.
Papertrail is a tool in the Log Management category of a tech stack.

Who uses Papertrail?

311 companies reportedly use Papertrail in their tech stacks, including Instacart, StackShare, and Accenture.

253 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Papertrail.

Papertrail Integrations

Slack, Amazon S3, Heroku, New Relic, and Amazon RDS are some of the popular tools that integrate with Papertrail. Here's a list of all 30 tools that integrate with Papertrail.

Papertrail's Features

  • Intuitive Web-based log viewer
  • Powerful command-line tools
  • Long-term archive (S3)
  • Team-wide groups and searches
  • Automated export for tables and charts
  • Search alerts
  • Easy SQL analytics (Hadoop)
  • Unlimited systems and users
  • Encrypted logging

Papertrail Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Papertrail?
Sentry is an open-source platform for workflow productivity, aggregating errors from across the stack in real time. 500K developers use Sentry to get the code-level context they need to resolve issues at every stage of the app lifecycle.
It provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Customers use it to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine data.
Logstash is a tool for managing events and logs. You can use it to collect logs, parse them, and store them for later use (like, for searching). If you store them in Elasticsearch, you can view and analyze them with Kibana.
The world's most popular cloud-based log management service delivers application intelligence.
Logentries makes machine-generated log data easily accessible to IT operations, development, and business analysis teams of all sizes. With the broadest platform support and an open API, Logentries brings the value of log-level data to any system, to any team member, and to a community of more than 25,000 worldwide users.
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