JUGLviv

Meta


Share on:


Comparison of Java Logging Frameworks and Libraries

juglvivjuglviv
Please note that the comparison of the different frameworks is a work in progress. If you believe that we missed an important feature or that we got one of the details wrong, please let us know.
SmartInspect log4j Logback ObjectGuy Framework
License Commercial Apache LGPL Custom
Source available Yes Yes Yes Yes
Vendor Gurock Apache QOS
Website Link Link Link Link
Basic Features SmartInspect log4j Logback ObjectGuy Framework
Logging simple text messages  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Log levels to filter messages  Debug
Verbose
Message
Warning
Error
Fatal
Debug
Trace
Info
Warn
Error
Fatal
Debug
Trace
Info
Warn
Error
Debug
Info
Status
Warning
Error
Critical
Fatal
Multiple connections or targets  Yes Yes Yes Yes
Log categories or sessions  Yes Yes Yes Limited
Log file rotation by date/time  Yes Yes Yes No
Log file rotation by size  Yes Yes Yes No
Log file rotation max parts  Yes Yes Yes No
Optional configuration files  Yes Yes Yes No
Advanced Features SmartInspect log4j Logback ObjectGuy Framework
Logging objects and arrays  Yes Yes No No
Logging complex structures and binary data  Yes No No No
Thread-safe logging  Yes Yes Yes ?
Tracing method invocation  Yes Text-only Text-only Text-only
Logging variable values  Yes Text-only Text-only Text-only
Watching variable values Yes No No No
Logging thread and process behavior  Yes No No No
Advanced protocols and connections  Network
Named Pipe1)
Memory
Binary Files
Custom
Network
JMS
Database
Custom
Network
JMS
Database
Custom
Network
Memory
Custom
Advanced protocol options  Buffer
Reconnect
Interval
Encryption
Buffer Buffer
Reconnect
Interval
No
Asynchronous logging and backlog queues  Yes Async-only No No
Log server application  Yes No No No
Graphical Viewer SmartInspect log4j Logback ObjectGuy Framework
Graphical viewer application  Yes1) Yes No No
Advanced filtering capabilities  Yes No No No
Navigation functionality  Yes Limited No No
Call stacks, graphs and message details  Yes No No No
Multiple views or windows  Yes Limited No No
Live monitoring via network or pipes  Yes Yes No No
Viewing and inspecting application data  Yes No No No
Graphical configuration utility  Yes No No No
Documentation & Support SmartInspect log4j Logback ObjectGuy Framework
Getting started tutorials Yes Yes Yes Yes
Online articles / advanced topics Yes Yes Yes No
API Reference Yes Yes Yes Yes
Community support Yes Yes Yes No
Professional / priority support Yes No Yes No
1) Only available on the Windows platform
Оригінал:http://www.java-logging.com/comparison/
Bitnami