Java Logging

Open-source Java projects categorized as Logging

Top 23 Java Logging Projects

  • skywalking

    APM, Application Performance Monitoring System

    Project mention: Show HN: Monitor your webapp with minimal setup | | 2023-11-20
  • Logstash

    Logstash - transport and process your logs, events, or other data

    Project mention: Simple way to centralize my server logs? | /r/selfhosted | 2023-01-04

    There are probably too many to chose from. Logstash, Promtail, Vector, Filebeat, FluentD, Logagent and probably many more

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  • graylog

    Free and open log management

    Project mention: graylog VS openobserve - a user suggested alternative | | 2023-09-07
  • Apache Log4j 2

    Apache Log4j 2 is a versatile, feature-rich, efficient logging API and backend for Java.

    Project mention: Log4j requesting feedback on which modules/features to drop | | 2023-09-28
  • Logback

    The reliable, generic, fast and flexible logging framework for Java.

    Project mention: Logging in your API | | 2023-02-22

    Java -> Logback, Log4j2, JDK (Java Util Logging), Slf4j, e.t.c.

  • SLF4J

    Simple Logging Facade for Java

    Project mention: TLS Certificate Expired | | 2023-06-17
  • p6spy

    P6Spy is a framework that enables database data to be seamlessly intercepted and logged with no code changes to the application.

    Project mention: Logging FULL select in hibernate | /r/javahelp | 2022-12-19
  • InfluxDB

    Collect and Analyze Billions of Data Points in Real Time. Manage all types of time series data in a single, purpose-built database. Run at any scale in any environment in the cloud, on-premises, or at the edge.

  • gpslogger

    :satellite: Lightweight GPS Logging Application For Android.

    Project mention: Geofencing is a terrible mobile battery drain | /r/EufyCam | 2023-09-17

    I realize tracking takes some battery life. But I already run two GPS trackers on my phone (Google Maps tracks location, also I have GPSLogger. They both use a very small amount of battery. Eufy is using a lot more.

  • sidekick

    Sidekick is no longer in service

    Project mention: Is there any network debugger tool for inspecting backend network request and their payload (similar to what we have in Web {Chrome > inspect element > network tab } ) | /r/hacking | 2023-01-28
  • Logbook

    An extensible Java library for HTTP request and response logging

    Project mention: Spring Library To Potentially Log and Store Every API request? | /r/java | 2023-07-10

    If by API the author means HTTP, Logbook satifies most of the requirements.

  • flogger

    A Fluent Logging API for Java

    Project mention: slf4j or System.Logger? | /r/java | 2023-07-06

    Have you considered ?

  • tinylog

    tinylog is a lightweight logging framework for Java, Kotlin, Scala, and Android

    Project mention: Napier VS tinylog - a user suggested alternative | | 2023-06-22

    Can be used in multiplatform project. Comparatively easy to use.

  • datasource-proxy

    Provide listener framework for JDBC interactions and query executions via proxy.

    Project mention: Integration Tests for N + 1 problem in Java | | 2023-05-21

    There is a cool library called datasource-proxy. It provides a convenient API to wrap javax.sql.DataSource interface with a proxy containing specific logic. For example, we can register callbacks invoked before and after query execution. What's interesting is that the library also contains out-of-the-box solution to count executed queries. We're going to alter it a bit to serve our needs.

  • Vortex

    🌀 Discord Moderation Bot (by jagrosh)

  • log-viewer

    Web UI for viewing logs (by sevdokimov)

    Project mention: Recomend a log server | /r/sysadmin | 2023-01-19

    found this in a quick google search, never used it.

  • LogCaptor

    🎯 LogCaptor captures log entries for unit and integration testing purposes

    Project mention: Library to unit test your logging | /r/programmingcirclejerk | 2023-02-01
  • LogFX

    LogFX is a simple Log reader supporting color highlighting and able to handle giant files.

  • OpenTracing Toolbox

    Best-of-breed OpenTracing utilities, instrumentations and extensions

  • reload4j

    reload4j is a drop-in replacement for log4j 1.2.17

  • spring-higher-order-components

    ⚡️ Preconfigured components to speedup Spring Boot development

    Project mention: I'm looking for a repository for collaboration | /r/SpringBoot | 2023-02-16
  • Herald

    Log annotation for logging frameworks

  • blacklite

    "Fast as internal ring buffer" Logback/Log4J2 appender using SQLite with zstandard dictionary compression and rollover.

  • maple

    Type-safe, consistently named and formatted, structured logging wrapper for SLF4J that's ideally suited for your logging aggregator. (by Randgalt)

    Project mention: GitHub - hkupty/maple: Opinionated SLF4J backend that logs natively to json | /r/java | 2023-03-10

    searched GitHub and this sounds similar from the description

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NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-11-20.

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What are some of the best open-source Logging projects in Java? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 skywalking 22,686
2 Logstash 13,766
3 graylog 6,873
4 Apache Log4j 2 3,206
5 Logback 2,806
6 SLF4J 2,202
7 p6spy 1,922
8 gpslogger 1,794
9 sidekick 1,650
10 Logbook 1,614
11 flogger 1,434
12 tinylog 635
13 datasource-proxy 626
14 Vortex 542
15 log-viewer 332
16 LogCaptor 315
17 LogFX 185
18 OpenTracing Toolbox 181
19 reload4j 140
20 spring-higher-order-components 85
21 Herald 73
22 blacklite 60
23 maple 51
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