When comparing Loggly vs Raygun, the Slant community recommends Loggly for most people. In the question“What are the best log aggregation & monitoring tools?” Loggly is ranked 6th while Raygun is ranked 24th. The most important reason people chose Loggly is:
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Pro Easy to set up
You only have to set up a HTTP JSON input and there are community examples to guide you.
Pro Supports raw text, syslogs, and JSON
Raw text, syslogs, and JSON can be fed to Loggly.
Pro Allows leaving comments on issues
It's possible to comment on issues. Great for coordinating if and how exceptions should be handled within a team.
Pro Exceptions are grouped
Raygun groups similar exceptions together displaying the number of occurences so that there's no need to deal with each instance of the error separately.
Pro Daily digest emails
Raygun can send a summary of all error that have happened over the day.
Pro Email notifications
Raygun can be set up to send email notifications as soon as exceptions occur.
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Setup is not easy, the whole process is disjointed, with open source libraries that regularly change and out of date installation instructions.
Loggly QUICKLY overflows the 200mb daily free allowance.
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.