Tag: software development


October 23, 2023


5 minute read

The Subtle Differences Between Logs, Metrics, and Audits

Scott Sauber
Scott Sauber

“We should log that.” Developers often throw this phrase around, using it as a catch-all for any type of error or information storage. Although logs are an invaluable tool, they aren’t the only option for recording and tracking events. In this article, let’s dive into the differences between logs, metrics, and audits and their ideal use cases.