Better Logging Support

jake

2 years ago

  • Log Egress (DataDog, LogDNA, etc)
  • Native StatsD inputs
  • Logging Alert Handling

32 Comments

Anonymous

3 years ago

I am looking for the same but using New Relic (https://elements.heroku.com/addons/newrelic)


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jake

2 years ago

"Ability to alert when going above threshold and the process is killed" From @Nebula on Discord We also might just wanna have the cap not kill those processes


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Anonymous

2 years ago

Would log egress also support Logtail.com?


jake

2 years ago

Igor Gassmann Yes in theory. Though would love to know what you like about Logtail. I've fiddle with it and it seemed like just a much-less-featureful-yet-prettier DataDog


Anonymous

2 years ago

Igor Gassmann Yes in theory. Though would love to know what you like about Logtail. I've fiddle with it and it seemed like just a much-less-featureful-yet-prettier DataDog

Jake Cooper: It's good as a starting point for small teams/startups. I've setup Datadog in the past, and it indeed has way more capabilities. However, developers often struggle using it and complain about how complex it is. Logtail is simpler to use for teams that are getting started with telemetrics/monitoring.


jitterted

2 years ago

I want to move from Heroku, where Papertrail logging is an easy (and inexpensive) add-on. Will providers be able to create add-ons for Railway easily?


Anonymous

2 years ago

New Relic pls


Anonymous

2 years ago

+1 for logtail support!


Anonymous

a year ago

https://www.axiom.co support could be looked at too


Anonymous

a year ago

https://www.axiom.co support could be looked at too

Raimond Lume: CTO of Axiom here... would totally commit to making this a thing


jake

a year ago

https://www.axiom.co support could be looked at too

Seif Lotfy: Yoyo! Founder of Railway here We're gonna roll out an API in October It likely won't include the Logging Egress stuff just yet but, once we launch that would love to have you sit down with us and jam on it!


Anonymous

a year ago

https://www.axiom.co support could be looked at too

Awesome, I'll reach out via an alternative channel :)


Anonymous

a year ago

Another +1 for Logtail. We switched from DD because Logtail was cheaper and had all the features we needed.

I would love to start migrating our apps from Heroku to Railway, but Logtail support would be essential for some of our apps.


Anonymous

a year ago

would love to see a log drain to Datadog


angelo

a year ago

Adding an update here. It seems that Regions + Networking will take priority for now, in the short term, we will be working on guides to enable Log exfil for those who need a solution yesterday. Added an est. date and an owner. Keep the comments coming!


Anonymous

a year ago

Adding an update here. It seems that Regions + Networking will take priority for now, in the short term, we will be working on guides to enable Log exfil for those who need a solution yesterday. Added an est. date and an owner. Keep the comments coming!

Angelo Saraceno: Thanks for the update. Definitely interested in having a solid log egress workaround (and preferably stable search across deployments).


Anonymous

a year ago

Igor Gassmann Yes in theory. Though would love to know what you like about Logtail. I've fiddle with it and it seemed like just a much-less-featureful-yet-prettier DataDog

Igor Gassmann: I haven't dug deeper yet but it feels that Logtail is better suited for solo dev or small teams who need a lighter solution to monitor their project without all the complexity Datadog offers.


Anonymous

a year ago

Adding an update here. It seems that Regions + Networking will take priority for now, in the short term, we will be working on guides to enable Log exfil for those who need a solution yesterday. Added an est. date and an owner. Keep the comments coming!

Angelo Saraceno: Definitely understand the regions priority (highly expected :)). Would also love an escape hatch while the egress comes to light so that we don't ship our product blindly in prod.


jake

5 months ago

We've shipped a refined logging experience in the "Observability Panel"

Let us know what you think/what else you want to see!


Anonymous

5 months ago

Would love to be able to feed out all logs to my own syslog servers for ingestion by any tools I already use vs having to monitor railway site for apps here, and then other systems for other resources already captured there.


Anonymous

5 months ago

We've shipped a refined logging experience in the "Observability Panel"

Let us know what you think/what else you want to see!

Jake Cooper: Thats kind of sexy! Checking it out now


Anonymous

4 months ago

I'd also love to see New Relic as an option.


kokholm

3 months ago

We've shipped a refined logging experience in the "Observability Panel"

Let us know what you think/what else you want to see!

Great addition to the on-platform logging, but any update to if/when Log Egress would be supported? We are hoping to be able to integreate for example https://axiom.co/ to our services.


isaachinman

2 months ago

I am also wanting to move from Heroku, but lack of log drains is a complete non-starter.

We need to be able to set up alerts in our log output based on regex patterns, etc.

We already have all this functionality set up in Logtail/BetterStack, and would either want to continue using that tool, or a first-class tool within Railway if available.

It's a little mind-boggling how this issue has sat open for two years. Log drains seem to me to be a fundamental part of any modern PaaS.


brody

2 months ago

It's a little mind-boggling how this issue has sat open for two years

big agree


cei-devs

2 months ago

+1 new relic


Having the ability to integrate with SigNoz/OpenTelemetry would be very cool.

I know this can be done on an application level, just a thought.


faces-of-eth

a month ago

We've shipped a refined logging experience in the "Observability Panel"

Let us know what you think/what else you want to see!

This is a great start, but needs to be coupled with the ability to create dashboards and alerts based on the logs. This is currently what we use Google Cloud's built in logging, or BetterStack for. For instance, we run queries against the logs to see if there are any critical errors happening, then fire off pages or emails based on those outputs.

If log drains aren't in the picture, and Railway wants to own that entire experience, you need to have something on par with BetterStack's Uptime / Logging Dashboards + Alerts.