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Application log can keep trace of user operations and can be used to debug some issues. 

Using database records is not enough fast in my experience, but using either a global field or a variable is not a solution in case of an application crash because data will not be saved.

A possible solution could be using this plugin to write logs to local log file directly.

My questions are:

Will that be fast enough when used intensively to log script instructions and user operations ?

Is the file opened and closed for each write instruction (so that writing are committed, otherwise it will not be useful in case of an application crash) ?


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