Logtail - Ruby Logging Made Easy
Collect logs directly from your Ruby projects. To start logging Ruby on Rails projects explore the Logtail Rails library.
Logtail is a hosted service that centralizes all of your logs into one place. Allowing for analysis, correlation and filtering with SQL. Actionable Grafana dashboards and collaboration come built-in. Logtail works with any language or platform and any data source.
- Simple integration.
- Support for structured logging and events.
- Automatically captures useful context.
- Performant, light weight, with a thoughtful design.
Supported language versions
- Ruby 2.7.0 or newer
Install the Logtail Ruby client library, run the following command:
bundle add logtail
This will install Logtail gem and create
Gemfile.lock that are used to track the code dependencies.
gem "logtail" to your
Gemfile manually and then run
To help you get started with using Logtail in your Ruby projects, we have prepared a simple program that showcases the usage of Logtail logger.
Download and install the example project
You can download the example project from GitHub directly or you can clone it to a select directory. Make sure you are in the projects directory and run the following command:
This will install all dependencies listed in the
Run the example project
To run the example application, run the following command:
bundle exec ruby main.rb <source-token>
Don't forget to replace
<source-token> with your actual source token which you can find by going to logtail.com -> sources -> edit.
This will create a total of 5 different logs, each corresponding to a different log level. You can review these logs in Logtail.
Explore how example project works
Learn how to setup Ruby logging by exploring the workings of the example project in detail.