Fluentd vs Papertrail: What are the differences?
What is Fluentd? Unified logging layer. Fluentd collects events from various data sources and writes them to files, RDBMS, NoSQL, IaaS, SaaS, Hadoop and so on. Fluentd helps you unify your logging infrastructure.
What is Papertrail? 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.
Fluentd and Papertrail can be categorized as "Log Management" tools.
Some of the features offered by Fluentd are:
- Open source
- Minimum resources
On the other hand, Papertrail provides the following key features:
- Intuitive Web-based log viewer
- Powerful command-line tools
- Long-term archive (S3)
Fluentd is an open source tool with 8.04K GitHub stars and 938 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Fluentd's open source repository on GitHub.
Instacart, StackShare, and Product Hunt are some of the popular companies that use Papertrail, whereas Fluentd is used by 9GAG, Repro, and Geocodio. Papertrail has a broader approval, being mentioned in 243 company stacks & 47 developers stacks; compared to Fluentd, which is listed in 64 company stacks and 18 developer stacks.
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