DaedTech runs the blog post “Avoid these Things When Logging from Your Application“. It sounds trivial, but it’s not. There are quite a few good reminders for best logging practices. Here’s the summary list:
- Forgetting Context
- Cryptic Codes
- Spamming the Log File
- Unsafe Logging Calls
- Mixing Application Logic with Logging
- Sensible Logging
Read the whole thing for examples and details.
Free Alternative to Splunk Using Fluentd – now, this combination of Elasticsearch, Kibana, and Fluentd looks rather sexy.
Sentry – an event logging platform focused on capturing and aggregating exceptions. Most of the code is Open Source (except for a few proprietary plugins), in case you want to run your own hosted version.
Easylogging++ – single header only, extremely light-weight high performance logging library for C++ applications