When comparing Loggly vs Stackify, the Slant community recommends Loggly for most people. In the question“What are the best log aggregation & monitoring tools?” Loggly is ranked 6th while Stackify is ranked 29th. The most important reason people chose Loggly is:
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
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 Easy to install, value out-of-the-box, easy to use
We are using Stackify to monitor everything related to the app including the app performance, server performance, DB, webpages, custom metrics and then when an issue happen, it is great to have the errors and logs all connected together. Way better than any of the log only or error only tools
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Setup is not easy, the whole process is disjointed, with open source libraries that regularly change and out of date installation instructions.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.
Con No Free Plan
There is no free plan.
Loggly cannot scale into a full blown infrastructure for analytics. This is simply a tools for parsing log data coming from your apps.