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TrialWorth pursuing. It is important to understand how to build up this capability. Enterprises should try this technology on a project that can handle the risk.
In the previous radar, we mentioned the log aggregation service Papertrail as a way to collect and analyze logs from a variety of sources including web servers, routers, databases and PaaS services. Our subsequent experiences using it and the integrations from PaaS providers such as Heroku nudge it into something we would happily recommend as a convenient and expedient option, notwithstanding our concerns about widespread adoption of services that centralize large quantities of data aggregated from multiple parties.
AssessWorth exploring with the goal of understanding how it will affect your enterprise.
Papertrail is a log aggregation service that aggregates data from a variety of sources including web-servers, routers, databases and PaaS services. In addition to aggregation it provides search, filtering, and alerts and notifications out of the box. While undeniably convenient and expedient in many cases, we remain concerned about widespread adoption of services that centralize large quantities of data aggregated from multiple parties.