UPDATED: 2.6.0 Release (2018.08.27), Scribe is just shy of four times faster than Log4J 2 (2.11.1) UPDATED: As of 2.3.3, Scribe is roughly three times faster than Log4J 2 (2.11.0)
Scribe is now the fastest logging framework in existence. Here is a chart comparing Log4J 2, Scala Logging, and Scribe:
Scribe synchronously averages over 2.1 million logged records per second single-threaded. Log4J, on the other hand, maxes out at roughly 587 thousand per second.
In addition, to see the graph over time:
Log4J vs Scribe
Log4J Trace vs Scribe
To clarify what we mean by "trace", this includes trace details for the class, method, and line numbers in each log record.
ScalaLogging vs Scribe
Scribe vs Scribe Async
For more information check out the original blog post
Charts generated using nilskp's jmh-charts