October 30, 2013

Splunk strengthens its stack

I’m a little shaky on embargo details — but I do know what was in my own quote in a Splunk press release that went out yesterday. 🙂

Splunk has been rolling out a lot of news. In particular:

I imagine there are some operationally-oriented use cases for which Splunk instantly offers the best Hadoop business intelligence choice available. But what I really think is cool is Splunk’s schema-on-need story, wherein:

That highlights a pretty serious and flexible vertical analytic stack. I like it.


2 Responses to “Splunk strengthens its stack”

  1. Specialized business intelligence | DBMS 2 : DataBase Management System Services on October 31st, 2013 12:29 pm

    […] Splunk is focused on machine-generated data, which can arrive in a steady stream (e.g. into Splunk’s own data store) or perhaps in batches (e.g. into Hadoop). Splunk’s BI tools are focused on questions like “What’s actually going on in our machines?” […]

  2. An idealized log management and analysis system — from whom? | DBMS 2 : DataBase Management System Services on September 11th, 2014 1:58 pm

    […] Splunk, of course, has a complete stack. At the data acquisition and parsing layers, it’s second to none, and it has a considerable set of log-appropriate BI capabilities as well. And for data management it in effect is stitching together two different inverted-list data stores, plus Hadoop. […]

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