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List of Logging Tools

Note: This tools list is currently sourced from, and thus linked to, XebiaLabs. Much thanks to them for their valuable DevOps Toolchest.

Fluentd Fluentd tries to structure data as JSON as much as possible: this allows Fluentd to unify all facets of processing log data: collecting, filtering, buffering, and outputting logs across multiple sources and destinations (Unified Logging Layer). The downstream data processing is much easier with JSON, since it has enough structure to be accessible while retaining flexible schemas.
Splunk Splunk is an American multinational corporation based in San Francisco, California, which produces software for searching, monitoring, and analyzing machine-generated big data, via a web-style interface. Splunk (the product) captures, indexes and correlates real-time data in a searchable repository from which it can generate graphs, reports, alerts, dashboards and visualizations.
Logstash 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. provides end-to-end log analysis service on the cloud, based on the open source ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana), and with additional features.
Graylog Graylog is an open source log management solution.
Scalyr Scalyr's log management service is capable of aggregating terabytes per day and searching 100s of gigabytes per second. Scalyr is 100% cloud-based and was built from the ground up for performance. It includes tools for managing and parsing logs, plotting rich visualization, building dashboards, and setting comprehensive alerts. Scalyr is easy to setup with either a lightweight agent or a number of pre-built integrations (including CloudWatch metrics, CloudTrail logs, CloudFront logs, ELB access logs, and more.) Scalyr will help your entire team solve more DevOps problems, faster.
Loggly Loggly is a cloud-based log management and analytics service provider based in San Francisco, California.
Sumo Logic Sumo Logic is a cloud-based log management and analytics service that leverages machine-generated big data to deliver real-time IT insights.
TIBCO LogLogic TIBCO LogLogic Log Management Intelligence software provides an end-to-end machine data management solution that helps organizations collect, store and analyze machine data to gain operational insights.
Logentries Logentries is the leading real-time log management and analytics service built for the cloud, making business insights from machine-generated log data easily accessible to development, IT and business operations 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 35,000 worldwide users.
Papertrail Centralized log management. Tracks down customer problems, error messages, app requests, slow DB queries, config changes.
Logsene Logsene is a log management and analytics platform for IT infrastructure, operations and development teams. It makes all application and server logs searchable and provides log alerting and anomaly detection. It's available as both a SaaS and for On Premises deployment. It has unlimited dashboards, multi-user role-based access, chart sharing and embedding. Together with SPM it makes log events "correlatable" with performance metrics, thus providing a unified view of all key operations data. It exposes the Elasticsearch API so log shipping with Logstash, Fluentd, Flume, rsyslog, etc. is a breeze. It works with Kibana and also has Kibana built-in.
Seq Seq is the fastest way for development teams to carry the benefits of structured logging from development through to production. Seq creates the visibility you need to quickly identify and diagnose problems in complex applications and microservices. Empower your team to build better software by centralizing, searching, and alerting on structured application logs. Seq has great support for .NET libraries including Serilog, ASP.NET Core, and NLog, as well as Node.js, Python and others. Modern structured logging bridges the gap between human-friendly text logs, and machine-readable formats like JSON. Using event data from libraries such as Serilog, ASP.NET Core, and Node.js, Seq makes centralized logs easy to read, and easy to filter and correlate, without fragile log parsing.
vRealize Log Insight VMware vRealize Log Insight delivers real-time log management for VMware environments, with machine learning-based Intelligent Grouping, high performance search and better troubleshooting across physical, virtual, and cloud environments.
Moogsoft Moogsoft AIOps (artificial intelligence for IT operations) helps Dev and Ops teams become smarter, faster, and more effective. By using AI to automate mundane operational work we free up human operators to do what they do best — innovate.

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