Scalyr

Scalyr


4.5 / 5
18 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

Companies that rely on cloud or local server infrastructure to keep their operations running and growing. From engineering & devops teams, to customer support staff, sysadmins, CTOs, and COOs.


Average Ratings

18 Reviews

  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall

  • 4.5 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $19.00/month
  • Free Trial
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training
    Documentation
  • Support
    Online

Vendor Details

  • Scalyr
  • www.scalyr.com
  • Founded 2011
  • United States

About Scalyr

Scalyr helps your engineering and ops teams solve more problems in less time with log searching and aggregation in seconds. Hundreds of engineers from companies like Grab, Opendoor, and WorldPay use Scalyr daily. Customers say were faster than you can think and at a fraction of the cost compared to Splunk, Sumo Logic, and Datadog. Built by the creator of Google Docs, Scalyr completes nearly all queries in < 1 sec second, and there's no need to learn a complex query language.


Scalyr Features

  • Archiving
  • Audit Trails
  • Compliance Reporting
  • Consolidation
  • Data Visualization
  • Event Logs
  • Network Logs
  • Remediation
  • Syslogs
  • Thresholds
  • Web Logs
  • CPU Monitoring
  • Credential Management
  • Database Servers
  • Email Monitoring
  • Event Logs
  • History Tracking
  • Patch Management
  • Scheduling
  • User Activity Monitoring
  • Virtual Machine Monitoring
  • Availability Testing
  • Event Logs
  • Event-Based Notifications
  • FTP Monitoring
  • Mail Server Monitoring
  • Maintenance Scheduling
  • Performance Metrics
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Transaction Monitoring
  • Uptime Reporting

Scalyr Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Easy to use logging software which provides great value to both large and small teams.

May 05, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It gives you a real time insights into your server logs.

This is especially important for SaaS products, because you can literally monitor every single log.

It is very easy to setup and get started, nothing too complicated.

Alerting is very easy based on various criterion

Minimal but fully functional software

Cons: 1. Searching and Querying is still in it's primitive stages, so searching is only as good as the way your logging is enabled in your software code.

The scalyr software essentially displays your logs. If your software has no logging in place, then if you have a production fire due to bad code on production there is no way of knowing it.

2. Not sufficient documentation to get up to speed and running wrt querying.

Overall: Overall experience has been great. Our servers are entirely on the cloud, by combining Scalyr with Splunk, we are able to monitor server logs on a realtime basis and immediately be alerted of production fires or any errors which occur thereby helping us respond in near realtime basis. While querying was not very intuitive at first, the newer powerqueries seem to hold great promise. the scalyr software has more progress to make, but at the moment it really does give the value for every penny invested in this software.

Love Scalyr

Sep 21, 2017
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: We were a very early adopter of Scalyr and it continues to be the core of our devops setup. We use it for the majority of our monitoring, alerting, forensics and log analysis. The biggest pro is that it's a fantastic value for the cost -- it's literally a fraction of the cost of SumoLogic or Splunk. It's also a lot faster than both of those options, especially Splunk. Integrating with Slack and PagerDuty were trivial, and the API is dead simple to use (we push stats into Redshift so we can graph timeseries in Chartio). The customer support is always quick and extremely helpful. Overall, we're big fans.

Cons: UI is still confusing at times, though this is greatly improved over the last two years. It also lacks some of the advanced graphing features of Splunk like complex time-series analyses, though these are nice-to-have features for me.

Great tool with some work to still be done

Sep 21, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Fast searches for just about anything within the log files Easy to setup Easy to use query language and parsers Easy to create dashboards Easy to use APIs This has helped us find problems very quickly, and avoid many problems, it has paid for itself many times over.

Cons: No export from web console Short timeouts on queries causing problems sometimes when trying to gather data over more than a week There are some features/integrations that we had to build because they do not exist like Rabbitmq stats, memcache stats, and running SQL queries on our databases. Bug in live tail makes it difficult to use when you have multi line log entries

I used Scaylr everyday with our applications and it's really amazing.

Sep 25, 2017
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: * Searching and filtering for logs is really awesome * Performance of the agent and really good. * Switching between different accounts after the new UI change is really useful. * Log Volume tracking.

Cons: * Sometimes search is a bit slow for large queries, It would be nice to optimize the message indexing or having to prepare some frequently used queries. * It would be great to share queries between team members or have pre-defined filters. * Having some built-in analysis for errors and different log levels would be great.

Powerful logging and search engine

Sep 21, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: - Very easy to setup - Search engine is very intuitive for any technical person (regex, .. etc) - Log parser is very flexible - Alerts are very helpful to detect error or anomalies in your platform

Cons: Very few things that could improve the product for my own use case: - Allow date/time with timezone in the time range filter (eg. 2017-09-21 17:44:17+00:00) - Allow exporting search result/logs and graph from the UI

Very good

Oct 01, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It's very fast and allows to filter data in a very easy way

Cons: It's UI is a little bit old wich in the first touch make me a little bit unconfortable

Easy, fast and flexible

Sep 22, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: - Easy to use - UI is stable, not buggy - Flexible for navigation and filtering - I like live tail feature a lot.

Cons: - It is not clear easily from the UI how much logs Scalyr retain from the past. - The applications list screen can be very long if one uses Scalyr for many services, better to find a more nice way to show those.

Easy to use and fast

Sep 22, 2017
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: I can get to the information I'm looking for quickly and easily. UI is modern and visually appealing.

Cons: .

Does its job well

Oct 08, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: it's easy to use; has an intuitive interface for search. It basically almost always does what it's supposed to do.

Cons: When the amount of the data gets large enough, the search may not work - it will either end up giving me partial data or timeout.

Great solution for my new startup team to get visibility to our apps in a unified way.

Sep 21, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Comments: Having used significantly more expensive solutions in prior companies I really like the value.

Pros: The ease of onboarding has really been a highlight. With only a few hours of effort we've quickly instrumented several hosts, adapted the parsing to meet our needs, and are getting real value. As a small team in the startup scene I'm very impressed with the app.

Developer

Sep 21, 2017
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Quick and easy access to logs, nice search options, and a rapid interface when browsing and reading a lot of lines from a log.Scalyr does exactly what we wanted it to. It automatically stores the logs for each server separately, and have a good search function to easily find the right date or error.

Good Feature Set

Sep 21, 2017
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: Good set of features and easy to set up. The trial was up and running in a matter of hours and we could start getting useful information pretty much straight away.

Cons: The product doesn't necessarily scale to all sizes of organisation. It's suited to a certain size of organisation.

A great tool for managing and troubleshooting multiple projects

Feb 06, 2019
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: The fact that logs from different servers can be managed from a single place is great. Setup was easy although we haven't tried advanced configurations yet. It works well for what it's been intended to do.

Cons: Works well so far so have no complaints. The UI, although have been recently updated, still seems a bit clunky and not too pleasing but works well.

Logs at your fingertips!

May 29, 2019
4/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: Super fast log search and custom dashboard are the much appreciated features.

Cons: Pricing model can be improved and made more customer friendly.

Sep 22, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Aug 17, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Sep 26, 2017
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Sep 21, 2017
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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