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Sematext vs Papertrail

Summary: Sematext is cheaper than Papertrail - visualization below - and offers a more complete observability solution not limited to just logs.

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Sematext VS PaperTrail

Scale your log management capabilities without breaking the bank.

With lower per-GB rates, you get more data and reduce your log management bill exponentially.

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As a bonus, our team will help you migrate from Papertrail to Sematext at no extra cost. We'll do all the heavy lifting we can so that you can jump on board without a hitch. Schedule a demo call with us today, and let's make the swap together.

Why Choose Sematext?

Sematext VS Papertrail

Transparent pricing based on your needs. No sales quotas.

Sematext doesn't carry sales quotas. This means that you will never be chased down or harassed into spending your hard-earned money on something that you don't need or want.

Sematext VS Papertrail

Fast and reliable support team you can count on.

Sematext's support team is dedicated to giving you a fast, reliable, and premium experience no matter what. Get into contact with one of our support agents in a flash and get back to business.

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One platform to troubleshoot your entire stack. Enjoy.

Troubleshoot performance issues proactively and detect potential business impacts with real-time data. View all your data, like logs, metrics, service availability, and performance in one place.

Sleek UI and Painless UX

Quickly and seamlessly navigate between your dashboards and gain valuable insights at a quick glance.

You can even connect Apps that share related data, or view them in a split screen overview to review the same report or dashboard but with different filters and groups on each screen.

With Sematext's Team and Access Sharing, you can choose who has access to your account and certain Apps. You have the power to enable the sharing of relevant data with those who need to see it the most.

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Easy Setup with Out-of-the-Box Dashboards

With Sematext, extracting essential business KPIs from logs and seamlessly incorporating them into your dashboard for comprehensive and insightful reports becomes effortless.

Take advantage of our pre-built visual components, saving valuable time during dashboard setup and allowing you to focus more on utilizing the dashboards to visualize your log data effectively.

Sematext also offers tech-specific out-of-the-box dashboards. Depending on what service your logs are coming from, Sematext's dashboards will be specific to that service.

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Faster Log Monitoring with the Quick Action Menu

Sematext offers Quick Actions which enable swift access to your frequently used logging tools directly from the log report.

By clicking on the field name, you can effortlessly create pipelines for structuring and parsing logs, charts, and columns, facilitating rapid searching and filtering of your log data.

When clicking on a field value, you gain access to various options such as including or excluding values, highlighting similar values, viewing related metrics, toggling split-screen view, and easily copying a selected value to the clipboard for future use.

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Time savior with tons of useful features.
The simplicity of setting the system up for our needs, we could be up and running in no time.

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