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?

244 companies use Papertrail in their tech stacks, including Instacart, Baremetrics, and Travis CI.

46 developers 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 27 tools that integrate with Papertrail.

Why developers like Papertrail?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Papertrail
Papertrail Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Papertrail in their tech stack.

Dan Ambrisco
Dan Ambrisco
Senior Software Engineer at MachineShop · | 3 upvotes · 1.6K views

We first began using Papertrail largely because of the plug-and-play integration they provided with Kubernetes. Being able to launch a single daemonset and see logs in a few seconds was a strong demonstration of its capabilities and it's continued to be valuable any time we need to drill into alerts.

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Sumo Logic

Logentries, LogDNA, Timber.io, Papertrail and Sumo Logic provide free pricing plan for #Heroku application. You can add these applications as add-ons very easily. I use Logentries because it provides #Logback appender for java applications.

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Brandon Leonardo
Brandon Leonardo

We use PaperTrail, so basically all of our instances write into SysLog entries that are shifted to PaperTrail. Papertrail

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Ang Li
Ang Li
CEO of Postverta & Software Engineer at Postverta · | 1 upvotes · 632 views
atPostverta Inc.

General log management and alerting (together with its Slack integration). Papertrail

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| 1 upvotes · 623 views
atCoolfront Technologies

Used a logging solution for "Charlie" (Flat rate search engine) server. Papertrail

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captain of a starship at electronic dreams · | 1 upvotes · 608 views

we used papertrail at talenthouse for all out logging needs. elegant and simple ui. enjoyed the service. Papertrail

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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.
Splunk Inc. provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Customers use Splunk 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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Papertrail's Stats

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