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Logentries vs Scalyr: What are the differences?

What is Logentries? Real-time log management and analytics built for the cloud. 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.

What is Scalyr? Cloud-based log aggregation, server monitoring, and real-time analysis tool. Scalyr is log search and management so fast you actually use it. Custom dashboards, graphs, alerts and log parsers allow you to monitor what's important to you. We're proud to serve customers like Business Insider, Opendoor, and Grab.

Logentries and Scalyr belong to "Log Management" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Logentries are:

  • Logs as Metrics - Extract field level values, analyze them using powerful search functions, and visualize them with detailed dashboards.
  • Dynamic Log Correlation - Dynamically group and correlate your logs in a single dashboard, or aggregate logs from a particular system to give an end-to-end view.
  • Live Tail - View your streaming logs in real-time and highlight important events to easily see errors or exceptions in your live data.

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

  • Remote log monitoring
  • log aggregation
  • real-time reporting

"Log search" is the top reason why over 31 developers like Logentries, while over 5 developers mention "Speed of queries" as the leading cause for choosing Scalyr.

PedidosYa, Accenture, and Movielala are some of the popular companies that use Logentries, whereas Scalyr is used by Codecademy, Zola, and Property With Potential. Logentries has a broader approval, being mentioned in 136 company stacks & 18 developers stacks; compared to Scalyr, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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What is Logentries?

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.

What is Scalyr?

Scalyr is log search and management so fast you actually use it. Custom dashboards, graphs, alerts and log parsers allow you to monitor what's important to you. We're proud to serve customers like Business Insider, Opendoor, and Grab.
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      Flutter Health Inc. uses LogentriesLogentries

      Logentries is an easy-to-use, self-hosted log management and analytics service for teams of all sizes. It is integrated as a Heroku add-on which makes it simple to search, analyze, and manage the logs.

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      Coolfront Technologies uses LogentriesLogentries

      Main service used by Coolfront Mobile and Coolfront Books to capture logging information.

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      danlangford uses LogentriesLogentries

      We are still trying to figure out the best logging approach for production

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      Nough You uses LogentriesLogentries

      Distributed system log tracking

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      BrizTech Ltd. uses LogentriesLogentries

      Log file storage and analysis.

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