When comparing Flume vs Raygun, the Slant community recommends Flume for most people. In the question“What are the best log aggregation & monitoring tools?” Flume is ranked 15th while Raygun is ranked 26th.
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Pro Flume is transactional (no lost when duplicating streams), and can be backuped by Kafka
Pro Hadoop integration
Flume was created to efficiently move log data to Apache Hadoop's HDFS.
Pro Free and open source
Licensed under Apache 2.0.
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 Hard to manage
Since Flume cannot do multiplex connections, it's extremely hard to manage. It's essentially one socket per log type.