When comparing Loggly vs Snare, the Slant community recommends Loggly for most people. In the question“What are the best log management, aggregation & monitoring tools?” Loggly is ranked 8th while Snare is ranked 44th. The most important reason people chose Loggly is:
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Pro Supports raw text, syslogs, and JSON
Raw text, syslogs, and JSON can be fed to Loggly.
Pro Easy to set up
You only have to set up a HTTP JSON input and there are community examples to guide you.
Pro Offered as a Cloud Service
Snare have hosted servers in most AWS locations.
Pro Uses Elastic Search as its Data Warehouse
Elasticsearch is recommended as a leader in its space handling high volumes of data.
Pro Full Log Analytics
All your log data, regardless of your log agent vendor can now be analysed through the web-based Dashboard.
Loggly QUICKLY overflows the 200mb daily free allowance.
Con Difficult to setup
Setup is not easy, the whole process is disjointed, with open source libraries that regularly change and out of date installation instructions.
Con The UI is confusing
The UI is very difficult to use, but it does offer a lot of features.
Con Timestamps are in UTC in the UI, and can't be converted
Loggly shows all timestamps in UTC, and the bookmarklet that's supposed to convert them to local time doesn't work.