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Frontend Observability

Frontend observability on Vercel helps you monitor, analyze, and manage your applications.
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Observability helps you monitor, analyze, and manage your applications. It includes monitoring to track usage and performance, auditing to record activities by team members, logging mechanisms to visualize real-time data, and more.

Observability on Vercel provides you with:

  • Health and performance metrics about your website
  • Transparency with security investigations and compliance reporting
  • An operational and extra-visible web application system

Runtime Logs are available on all plans

Those with the owner, member, developer role can access this feature

Runtime logs allow you to search, inspect, and share your team's runtime logs at a project level. You can search runtime logs from the deployments section inside the Vercel dashboard. Your log data is retained for 3 days. For longer log storage, you can use log drains.

Web Analytics empowers you with in-depth insights into your website's visitors, showcasing metrics such as top pages, referrers, and demographic data like countries, operating systems, and browser usage.

Vercel Speed Insights provides a convenient way to analyze your site's performance metrics directly within the dashboard, without the need to modify your code. Easily view and filter data based on device type, user percentiles, and reporting windows to better understand and optimize your site's speed and user experience.

Monitoring is available on Pro and Enterprise plans

Monitoring allows you to visualize, explore, and track usage and traffic. Using the query editor, you can create custom queries to gain greater insights into your application. This allows you to debug issues and optimize all the projects on your Vercel Team.

Activity Logs provide chronologically organized events on your personal or team account. You get an overview of changes to your environment variables, deployments, and more.

Audit Logs are available in Beta on Enterprise plans

Those with the owner role can access this feature

Audit Logs allow owners to track events performed by other team members. The feature helps you verify who accessed what, for what reason, and at what time. You can export up to 90 days of audit logs to a CSV file.

Log Drains are available on Pro and Enterprise plans

Log Drains allow you to export your log data, making it easier to debug and analyze. You can configure Log Drains through the Vercel dashboard or through one of our Log Drains integrations.

OpenTelemetry Collector is available in Beta on Pro and Enterprise plans

Vercel's OpenTelemetry (OTEL) collector enables seamless transmission of OTEL traces from your Serverless Functions to APM vendors like New Relic. Traces provide valuable insights into your application's performance, helping pinpoint and resolve issues.

Last updated on June 20, 2024