You are considering using Fivetran log data but aren’t sure which option is best for your use case. You are deciding between accessing this data in your destination using the Fivetran Log Connector or an external logging service.
Fivetran’s logs provide extremely useful metadata about all of your connectors, syncs, and statuses that allow you to diagnose your issues, track usage, and monitor performance.
There are two options for where this logging data lands, each supports a different use case for how you plan to use this data:
Fivetran Log Connector delivers data to your destination, where you can access and query the logs just like you would other data that Fivetran syncs. The Fivetran Log Connector is optimal for:
- Ad hoc Investigations
Fivetran sends the log data directly to an external service designed for collecting these types of event data. An external logging service is optimal for:
- Active Monitoring