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Log better. Solve problems faster.


Timber.io is a cloud based logging platform, specifically engineered for Ruby, Elixir and Node apps. It automatically structures your log data with it's open source packages, makes the lines readable, adds valuable context, and lets you easily create graphs and alerts from your logs.

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  • Sebastian Dobrincu
    Sebastian DobrincuSerial Entrepreneur. I turn💡 into 💰

    Beautiful interface, seamless installation, responsive support.


    I just found it out

    Coming from a heavy Loggly user, this is an amazing execution. Makes cloud logging super straight-forward along with powerful filtering options. I'll keep playing with it some more, but so far it looks very solid.

    Sebastian Dobrincu has used this product for one day.
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  • Michael Waxman
    Michael WaxmanWorking on something new

    Brilliant, easy-to-use logging (and-then-some) in a beautiful, intuitive UI. Lots of useful, developer-friendly features that "just work."


    That it's only coming out now!

    If you use Rails+Heroku (or any of the other stacks they have special integrations for) I'd highly recommend it, as there are a bunch of convenient features you get out of the box, like being able to easily query the logs of a specific user, etc

    Michael Waxman has used this product for one month.
  • Pros: 

    Design, usability, ease of implementation, speed of team.


    Alerting, it exists but can be better...but having read future specs, there's a lot in the works that makes me excited!

    We've been using Timber in production for a while now at Exeq, and it's been mission critical to us. Having consolidated, searchable logging across our (5+) systems has been awesome. Love working with their team as well; they love feedback and take it very well. Their alerting is actually too verbose for our needs at times, but configurability is coming! Would highly recommend.

    Derek Brown has used this product for one month.
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  • Jonathan Grana
    Jonathan GranaFounder of interseller.io

    - Incredibly easy on-boarding

    - Out of the box context for Elixir and Ruby apps

    - Interface is very intuitive and searches are near instant


    - Alerting can be improved by including loglines and more customization, but these are on the roadmap

    Switched over to timber months ago and it's been awesome to work in. Navigating to different times and filtering is really easy compared to Papertrail.

    Jonathan Grana has used this product for one year.
  • Pros: 

    Beautiful interface, really expressive search


    Wish i could dismiss specific subsets of alerts

    This isn't really a con, but their ruby/elixir library allows you to attach user context data to logs and I would love to be able to easily do that in my Python + Go apps. Otherwise love the service - have used a bunch of different logging service in the past and this by far one of the easier to use services

    Shlomo Dalezman has used this product for one year.
  • Barak Kaufman
    Barak KaufmanIntelligent SaaS Optimizer

    Amazing product from a stellar team! It was the first SaaS product we started using with Intello and have benefited tremendously from it.


    Slack alerts are a newish features, but really no complaints

    Timber has been core to our infrastructure since day 1. It's drastically better and easier to use than the competition. I highly recommend you give it a try, you won't regret it!

    Barak Kaufman has used this product for one year.
  • Eric Berry
    Eric BerryCEO & Founder of Code Sponsor

    My favorite part was the installation process. So much thought was put into making this experience seamless. Huge kudos to the team!


    No cons that I can see so far.

    I've used Timber.io on CodeSponsor.io for a couple of months and have loved it. It is very easy to see real-time what is happening in the app and apply filters.

    Eric Berry has used this product for one month.
  • John Hamelink
    John HamelinkCTO, Find a Player

    Beautiful interface, easy to setup, amazing support


    A little light on 3rd party integrations

    I've been using timber for a while now, on a bunch of elixir apps I've been writing in 2017. I must say it's the best experience I've had with any 3rd party logging system. I love the context functionality which can be used to group together log events in order to identify patterns quicker.

    Whenever I've had a problem, David at Timber has always been there to help and is very responsive!

    A handy tip: I use sentry.io for error reporting. The first thing I do when I see a sentry error pop up is:

    - Copy the sentry error ID

    - Paste it into timber's search bar for offending the application

    - Find the sentry log message "Sending error <blah> to sentry.io" or something similar

    - Click on the timestamp to see what happened around that log entry

    A simple way to quickly get more context that sentry would never be able to provide.

    John Hamelink has used this product for one month.
  • David Richey
    David RicheyCTO, Malartu

    Ease of setup, great ui


    Want to be able to ignore sending certain logs (healthchecks, rollbar logs)

    Before finding Timber.io I used to debug by other means and if that didn't work, I would ssh into the server logs because other log aggregation tools were too much overhead to setup. Needless to say I am very happy to have found Timber

    David Richey has used this product for one month.