Splunk

Splunk Enterprise


4.5 / 5
87 reviews


Average Ratings

87 Reviews

  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall

  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $86.00/month
  • Pricing Details
    Splunk Light 86$/mo; Splunk Enterprise - 173$/mo; billed annually
  • Free Version
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • Splunk
  • www.splunk.com/
  • Founded 2004
  • United States

About Splunk Enterprise

Splunk is a customizable data analytics platform that turns data into answers. Investigate, monitor and act to gain operational intelligence and improve business outcomes.


Splunk Enterprise Features

  • Application Security
  • Behavioral Analytics
  • Compliance Reporting
  • Endpoint Management
  • File Integrity Monitoring
  • Forensic Analysis
  • Log Management
  • Network Monitoring
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Threat Intelligence
  • User Activity Monitoring

Splunk Enterprise Reviews Recently Reviewed!


A powerful log aggregation solution with immensely useful tools built-in for popular applications.

Feb 22, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: - Free to use for small 500MB or less daily ingress, quite nice for small use cases and learning

- No development work required to deploy and provide value.

- Deployment flexibility: client agents are available to use, or clientless configurations for multiple OS platforms. It's also very easy to deploy, not just flexible. its a very simple affair.

- Segmentation of logs: You can create separate instances of of logs to aggregate, based on organization needs. And those instances can have their own individual storage policies to optimize consumption of storage resources.

- Configuration design: Thoughtful and mature documentation and design of the application regarding enterprise-class scaling on network storage.

-POWERFUL tools: The user interface lends itself to learning more about your organization from the logs you collect, through metrics of trends of the logs being gathered. There are also specific modules/add-ons for popular applications to provide more value and event-based monitoring, all without having to develop in-house dashboards and intelligence of those logs.

- Customization: You can create your own queries of logs, and event-based alerts.

- Web-based GUI that clean is powerful

- Sales/Technical Reps are top notch in fielding questions and evaluating environment for deployment. They were extremely helpful in helping our organization develop procedures and scaling our environment for expansion with our existing infrastructure.

Cons: - Price: This product is not free for more than the minimal use. Pricing can be very expensive, relative to open source offerings. That is the trade-off you pay for not having in-house development of open source offerings. As this product is priced based on gigabytes of indexed logs, it is important to understand the scope of licensing necessary for your environment to determine if it is a good fit for your organization.

- Watch your saved queries and hardware resources: Users have the ability to create and save queries. Like in database queries, some are more efficient than others. Large inefficient queries can be very resource-intensive. If you notice slowness in day-to-day queries, or navigation in the UI, or resource use in contention, keep an eye on saved queries and user practices.

Query your log statements for your production apps in REAL TIME to triage and monitor performance

Feb 01, 2018
5/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Splunk allows us to see exactly what is going on in production! I work on commerce for a fortune 100 company, and we use Splunk to monitor our apps in real time. Splunk gives you the ability to perform queries like you would with SQL against your log statements in real time. You will learn that you can place strategic log statements in your code that allows you to identify situations in production and be proactive at solving them. For example, you can log your customer's session cookie ID, and track any given customer's activity on your website via your app logs. It gives you dials and charting capabilities to monitor even the slightest drops in customer activities due to flaws in code or slowing network calls.

Cons: PRICE. The software is so powerful, and they seem to leverage this in the pricing of the licenses.

Overall: XRAY vision on your production instances. Every day we code our applications so that we will be splunk friendly with our app log statements. For example "featureX=value" allows you to query for every customer that engaged with featureX.

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Offers more than you think

Feb 07, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: The system is highly intuitive to use. It is faster than other solutions I've used on the market and has a huge library of 3rd party plugins to get more from the system. It is easy to create scheduled searches, dashboards, reports etc. but there are a number of additional plugins (at an extra cost) to help with security, single pane of glass and metric collection.

Cons: It offers challenges for a decentralized working model. Where Splunk is centrally managed, it is easy to ensure that best practices are maintained. Where the system is opened up for an entire department to utilize and on-board their logs, it becomes more difficult. However, with some creative thinking and good process, this issue can be overcome.

Overall: We've used the software to detect layer 7 attacks, unearth issues we didn't realize were happening and gives us end to end insight into our stack.

Splunk review

Jul 12, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: Splunk Visually represents the logs mainly from production servers in the web UI .

People who Usually has no access to logs in production servers, will access the logs through splunk UI with very simplified and friendly search query.

It has lot of features like you can query for particular date and time range with specific characters. The search engine is very fast which will bring the query response effectively.

we can access all types of logs including XML and JSON.

we can create a custom dashboard with custom query for each projects and can relatively trigger the email to the support team in case of any issues.

This tool is boon for production support team in any enterprise company.

Cons: Licensing cost is quite higher for enterprise usage.

Query response time will be slow when you are searching for relatively longer history(Eg. 3 months old data)

Overall: Overall, it is a very good monitoring tool for an support team and developers for doing root cause analysis.

Finding Splunk Before Splunk Finds You

Jun 30, 2015
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: Splunk is more than a tool or a product, it is a big data platform. Splunk can be used as a simple log aggregator all the way to a Big Data engine to find efficiency in operations of the Internet of Things. Splunk is less about its abilities, and more about your imagination about what you can do with Splunk. That is the beauty of the platform. Splunk shines in providing operational intelligence about systems and processes. Finding out how your systems are operating, how your processes are functioning leads to quick resolution of problems and points to where budgets are best spent.

Cons: Splunk is deceptively easy to set up and use. But like learning to play chess, you can learn the moves in half an hour, but take a lifetime to master. Splunk quickly provides value, but requires imagination and creativity as well as wide ranging knowledge of systems and processes to move to the next level. Not every organization needs that kind of talent to get a great return from Splunk, but the companies who compete and win will.

Recommendations to other buyers: Get Splunk up and running, then ask yourself, "What else can I put into Splunk?" Once you do that and see the correlations and interactions between systems and processes, you will experience the power of Splunk.

Best Tool for Monitoring Purposes.

Apr 14, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: 1) Accepts multiple data formats like CSV, JSON, XML

2) Does the hard work for us i.e converting machine data to a human-readable format.

3) Can create customized alerts to serve our business purpose.

4) Searching on the based on queries is pretty simple.

5) We can create dashboards to analyze and visualize our search results.

6) Can export the log content to our Personal computers.

7) Setting up plugins and integrating with any tool that needs monitoring is pretty easy.

8) Technical support for the Splunk is very quick as they have a dedicated staff for that.

Cons: I did not find any flaws with this software.

Overall: As a user of Splunk, we generally used to monitor the log provided by the server clusters belonging to a tool called API Connect. As the logs are stored in Splunk, we tally the transaction count from API Connect tool and filter the log search in Splunk with a particular search query. We can download the logs of particular time and date of API Connect servers in case of transaction count issues. We create a dashboard for all the individual API's transaction count in terms of total transaction count of all API's. In this way, it makes our work easier to find out which API has the highest transaction count. We even use Splunk to know the state of the machine. Reports generated by the Splunk helps us to find out the API with the highest response time. In this way, Splunk makes our work a lot easier as it is very fast and highly secure.

Great log analysis software

Oct 11, 2017
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Integrates with almost all the software seamlessly..where there is a software application that produces log, splunk can be easily integrated.

Gives very powerful insights into the logs

Alerts can be setup on the logs, and notifications sent out which is great again for managing the health of your application

Cons: The query language, though powerful, has a learning curve. Particularly as one goes towards complex queries. If it could be made closer to natural language, it would be so much smoother to learn. Hope that will happen sometime in future.

Software is fantastic once you get it fed the data. Setup can be a bear.

Jul 09, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
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Pros: Fast consolidation of disparate logs in an easy to search way for troubleshooting. I can find problems within my organization very quickly. Sales team was very responsive in getting me a trial license to estimate my needs.

Cons: Set up takes some time and planning. The Licensing scheme can be pretty expensive and until you've got it up and running it can be hard to estimate how much license you need.

Overall: Software saves a great deal of time tracking down errors and issues in the network. Was able to spot a security issue using the software we might never have even noticed otherwise.

A tool that every sys admin needs to have

Feb 14, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: I'm not sure from where to start in this case.

We use splunk for many things but mostly to analyze the traffic on the network / firewalls. It provides us with a nice overview of what's going on. It makes it very easy to spot spikes on the network and it will provide you also with deep analyzes.

For us it's an indispensable tool, probably the best tool we have.

Cons: To search for something is not always easy, however there are a lot of forums online, so finding help is not that difficult.

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Excellent logging and troubleshooting tool

Nov 08, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Splunk can give you extreme insights into how your systems and software are functioning. Not only is the search very flexible and powerful, the customizable dashboards give a status report at a glance into trends, problems and performance. You can also set up email alerts when errors occur limiting the need to have Splunk opened on your machine all the time.

Cons: Splunk has a learning curve. They have extensive documentation but it isn't intuitive and some features are buried pretty deep. We have an onsite expert who holds bimonthly meetings to answer questions in a group forum.

Overall: As a software quality assurance engineer, I love that I can setup a single dashboard where I can then view the same data from any lane I select from a dropdown. If I see a problem in the Test lane, I can quickly check all of the other lanes for the same issue by simply changing the dropdown value.

This is the tool every devops should have expertise on!

Jan 18, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: First of all you don't need to login to your servers. Just configure splunk forwarder on all of your server and have peace of mind. During outages you dont have to panic and just rely on Splunk and be sure that you will have your root cause visible in splunk.

Cons: Kernel huge page issues, Search head clustering, Index clusetering. These features are as good as costly too. For SHC and IC it does need all same config hosts.

Overall: Made life easier for all SRE/DevOps oncall.

This is one of the best tool for capturing logs information almost every mnc's uses this.

Feb 15, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The loving thing i have in splunk is it has very good UI environments wherein everything is categorised in dashboards and each dashboard has a unique facility to log and this has the aback up of the most to most one year data and is better utilised in large-scale mnc to track the flow of messages

Cons: We are looking for optimisation of the options please remove unwanted options from UI and all the small icons to make large

Premium but pricey log management and analytics tool

Apr 28, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Splunk integrates with almost all popular enterprise software products including VMware, AWS, Azure, etc. Most customers use it primarily to do log analysis but it can also perform data analytics for business reporting. The UI is very straightforward and enables you to quickly search through large datasets using SPL. We were able to quickly locate the source of the issues by using Splunk to triangulate logs from several different components. There is a Splunk Cloud version with a free trial if you are aiming to do some integration work and testing. Finally, like all monitoring tools, Splunk offers AI and machine learning for even better predictive analytics.

Cons: Splunk is expensive and probably not for smaller startup companies. The pricing is tiered and is subscription-based so if you start to ingest a lot of data, look out. It can eat into most of your IT budget and Splunk by itself doesn't handle all the Day 2 operations that are needed.

Overall: Having a enterprise-ready centralized logging tool is critical for production success.

An excellent tool fol log analysis

Jun 18, 2015
5/5
Overall

4.5 / 5
Ease of Use

4.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Splunk is a great enterprise-class tool for log analysis and troubleshooting of IT systems. Its graphics capabilities allow you to easily see trends that would otherwise go unnoticed. With a single click, you can retrieve information dating back months ago. Splunk is able to handle any type of input file and this allowed us to get very rapid prototyping cycles. Compared to the competition, it has integrated AD authentication, which fits in perfectly with our corporate security. The software is very fast, even on second-tier hardware.

Cons: The license fee is a little too high. Some sections of the support site contain outdated information. Since the Splunk syntax has changed over the years, it's quite easy to find information that is no longer relevant. The "basic" charting options are somewhat limited, and the "advanced graphic" syntax requires a charting guru.

Recommendations to other buyers: Splunk offers a free license - even for commercial use - an this is a very good starting point.

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One of the best place to check large amount of the logs information.Every companies best tool.

Feb 12, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The best thing about this software is i love its UI part and its dashboard where it provides the logs of all the enterprise application every business which has large amount of the transactions being held are required to maintain this tool and its logging and search frequency are very much loved and dash board has very colourful UI and easily understandable

Cons: There is no least about this software but we are looking for some more enhanced featured like optimisation and all

Overall: make our business life easy

Splunk is great for finding things in server logs

May 09, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: The server logs are all stored in the same location and you can easy subdivide them by application. So different servers or processes or whatever can be in different buckets. This makes troubleshooting easier.

Cons: Sometimes depending on far back you are trying to go the product can be a little sluggish. Beyond that nothing.

Capterra loader

Best thing for monitoring application

Oct 09, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: We are using this tool for monitoring our services log. It is easy to monitor the data using this. For each service, you can configure which log file should be shown on the UI(web). On UI, it provides lot of features like finding pattern in logs, doing analysis and generating reports and much more.

Cons: Learning is slow. Initially, it takes time to understand the reports and pattern it finds out of the log. But it's worth learning it.

Overall: good log monitoring tool

Very cool but pricey

Aug 08, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

2 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Splunk integrates with many different solutions. They also have pre written apps that contain pre written dashboards and other features. It can inherit logs from many products with just several clicks.

Cons: Pricing model is outdated and can get really pricey really fast. It's very simple to over your daily license.

One of the best place where it store massive logs for quick view and helps us in troubleshoot best

Oct 04, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The best part of it is its UI which has very responsive page and can drag couple of days logs. Best in its performance and versions are being upgraded at regular intervals and its best in delivering the outcomes as required

Overall: A lot of the manual work.got reduced it helped a lot in getting the data from.server

Great Log Manager To Have Fireproof Applications!

Mar 29, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: User friendly and an awesome dashboard to manage your logs and analyze your apps.

Cons: It can be a little expensive but it's worth.

Overall: With Splunk your platform should be safe and easy to maintain, specially if your are constantly adding features into it thanks to its error alerts.

Splunk Review

Jun 04, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: The software includes various configuration possibilities to organize and aggregate the logs of different systems. Very useful tool for monitoring IT infrastructure activities.

Cons: At the moment we have found no negative aspects.

Splunk - Log management, analysis and action software

Nov 02, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Comments: Identify and resolve quickly your operations and security matters with this great application.

Pros: All in one solution to collect logs, analysis, diagnose and report. The application has a nice console where it shows all the necessary information with some very nice graphics and information.

Cons: Free for 500M/day but a bit expensive if you need to collect more, or have the need to have more users logging in.

Perfect for huge infrastructure

Nov 07, 2017
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: 1.Ease of use 2.support ad-hoc query and then analytic. 3. defining field extractor is simple and you can use it to search again. 4. It's a powerful ecosystem

Cons: 1., it's slow and maybe make system unresponsive when you search data over long time range, or large amounts of data 2. there are too much CPU cost when index too much items on Windows machine. 3. price becomes high as you scale.

Very Powerful and easy to administer

Jun 01, 2015
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: It very easy to jump in and learn. Installation, configuration, and administration is very easy. Use of the product such as Search/Dashboard can seem daunting at first but is actually very simple. Splunk has very good documentation and community support. I am always able to find answers to my questions by using Splunk Answers and/or the IRC channel.

Cons: Licensing and pricing in general. Managing the license usage can be annoying and paying for more can be costly. There have been quite a few times where small issues with our log intensive systems have caused license violations. Scenarios like this are usually avoidable with small changes to the Splunk configuration but it can be tedious.

Recommendations to other buyers: To help save on license usage, I recommend starting with very targeted ingest of data to accomplish specific goals and expanding as necessary.

Wonderful Log Server Software

May 07, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: This software puts all your logs and events in one centralized location making managing logs easier to manage.

Cons: When they first started they had awesome plans and options but it has changed since the beginning. Still great

Awesome tool to check cloud based system logs

Nov 27, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: - Can create charts / Graphs / Table for quick results

Cons: - At times it becomes slow, when I use my splunk in multiple windows (i use around 6-7 splunk windows at a time)

Capterra loader

Splunk, gold standard in log collection

Feb 07, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
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Pros: Many prebuilt log analysis modules.

Competitive advantage over DIY solutions.

Easy to setup and administer.

Cons: Your costs can be high in larger installs.

Good tool for log mining

Mar 18, 2015
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: Building a query is very easy. It's easy to understand the interface, graphs are good and can be easily exported. The dashboards are very useful.

Cons: I am not sure if I am using the latest version, but the version I use sometimes would expand the text area where the query is written hard to tell if the search is still on or done. Also, sometimes it takes very long for a query to finish execution. I understand it depends on the query itself and also the amount of data, but the tool aims at getting quicker result for a high volume of data.

Recommendations to other buyers: Try their dashboards, also automating it through a script using the Splunk API.

Good log monitoring and reporting tool

Jun 07, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
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Pros: The charts and visualizations that you can create in general have a good look and it has the minimum functionalities expected as a user (export, filtering, search, etc), I spent some time trying to understand the interface and functionalities but once I started to load some data and use the search I was able to see the capabilities of the product.

Cons: Splunk is easy to start going but difficult to master with so many features. The query language has many analytical features that requires some learning curve

Splunk Enterprise

Jul 05, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: A very high-class product. Integration with other systems is great. The system can analyze a lot of information from many systems at the same time.

Cons: Very good product with almost no drawbacks. I believe that the manufacturer may reduce the restrictions for the free version

Thumbs up for error log collection and be able to query on that logs

Feb 04, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: 1) Querying the logs with ease.

2) Statistics on the logs gives you greater insight into whats happening with your system.

3) Group error logs by type, by server.. etc.

4) Professional interface.

Cons: does what it says, no question about that but learning how to query took some time in the beginning. so, a small learning curve there.

Overall: 1) time! (directly proportional to number of servers to manage)

2) graphs gives you lot of information and act quickly.

Provides excellent insight into logs and events and can be used by Security to work as SIEM.

Jul 18, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: 1. Ease of usage of the tool.

2. Ability to integrate with Data sources is mostly seamless

3. Fast - speed with which users can make decision due to statistical coorelations

Cons: The only one I could think of is the overall of the cost of data/ licensing. However in long run it will be able to save money and improve ROI and efficiency.

Overall: Ability to provide valuable insights into system and application logs and events to various departments.

Great reporting tool

Apr 07, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: I like that it's incredibly easy to create reports and dashboards. You don't have to even know the schema of the database it's hooked up to because splunk will guide you through the creation. I've used lots of report building software and Splunk blew me out of the water.

Cons: I wished it would take SQL queries when I first started using it but I got used to their query structure quickly.

So easy to find my data

May 23, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
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Pros: I love how easy it is to use and to find my data. The search engine is so fast and intuitive.

Cons: This is a powerful tool and it can prepare very detailed graphs and charts. The con is that it takes more training and time to perfect your skills to create these graphs.

Overall: It makes troubleshooting network issues so much easier. In a matter of seconds you can find all of the data you need to diagnose most of your network issues.

Capterra loader

amazing tool to look at your application behaviour

Oct 10, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Main purpose of this tool for us is to monitor the logs of our application. And I can say, it is very good at this. Finding the stats, pattern out of log is very easy. You can run multiple queries job on a single application log. You can monitor job running on your logs like you can kill them, can stop particular job. It's support of sql like queries on logs is just amazing.

Cons: This is a great tool, there is no disadvantage of this product but just mention you need a bit of learning to use it's all the functionality.

Overall: best tool to monitor logs of your application

splunk enterprise security

Jun 13, 2019
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Integrating spunk with other tools it is one of the best feature which splunk has. we can pull logs by integrating with other tools.

Cons: Writing a query in splunk is difficult. it should customize the query for users.

Overall: overall splunk is the best tool it provides lt of system information, we have installed splunk on all the servers accross our environment

Many Featured Tool

Apr 25, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: We first started using Splunk as a log analysis tool like many companies do but we're not getting into a number of other use cases based on how powerful and robust the tool can be for our business. They have a lot of good apps on their marketplace and the visualizations make information for less tech savvy users readily available.

Cons: Starting this tool up and really getting it working takes some time, research and resources just based on the vast number of solutions it can provide. Like other tools that we use, it requires us to have good focus during planning to make sure we're not trying to do too much and instead focus on a few use cases to start.

Splunk

Feb 06, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: We use Splunk to parse and catalog our system and audit logs for propiertary software we use in house. The file sizes are compact and the search is very thorough.

Cons: The interface is somewhat clunky and a little hard to navigate.

Overall: The log logs if you will are very compact and the cataloging is very well done.

A great software to extract data from huge data set

Dec 10, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Splunk can handle huge data set and grab specific information from a data set.

Cons: It is costly but it provides great value for the money.

Easy to understand if you a technical outlook

Aug 01, 2018
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: What I most like about Splunk is that it assists me in creating dashboards for my teams and other teams to verify the validity of our incoming and outbound network traffic.

Cons: Learning the syntax searches about it seems to very difficult and there aren't really any training guides or help on their website that I've found that assist very well with it.

Overall: The inbound and outbound data on our network traffic is outstanding. You can customize this logs to your benefit and creating dashboards on this is very simple

Critical tool for our team

Jun 24, 2015
5/5
Overall

4.5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4.5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: It is able to be expanded easily and quickly. It is polished and designed very well. Allows my team to inspect issues quickly and pull from many different sources in our enterprise.

Cons: Price is a bit high but you get that with Splunk. The good thing is that Splunk always is trying to be competitive so this may change.

Recommendations to other buyers: Test it out in an enterprise environment, that's where all the bells and whistles shine out.

User friendly

May 29, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Best tool for application event trend analysis,

Effective report of logs,

Useful for new users , support analyst

Cons: To generate report need some automation.

Has to write query using parameters,

For end users it is difficult to configure.

Overall: Issue resolution

Awesome Product to get analytics for Big Data

Jun 19, 2015
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Hadoop analysis is good for Fixed size dataset. Splunk product captures, indexes real-time data in a searchable repository from which it can generate graphs, reports, and visualizations which are very easy and helpful to understand the data.

Cons: I think there are no features which I do not like. I think during clustering I faced some problems thats it.

Recommendations to other buyers: This is really nice software and learning curve is very less. I definitely recommend using this software to analyze the real time data in big data domain.

Splunk is a fantastic SIEM

Dec 07, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: GREAT ability to scale

Good price

Easy to set up

Cons: Can give more information than you know what to do with

Learning curve

Overall: Splunk has helped us see much deeper in to our data and find reoccurring patterns very easily

Great Once You've Mastered, Hard to Get the Hang Of

Jul 09, 2019
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: It can do a lot once you figure things out-- you can run a really professional software on this platform and make it look nice as well.

Cons: Super hard to get the hang of for a beginner. Don't use this if you've had no experience with computer software or coding before. Also, some of the products on the "free trial version" aren't available on Splunk Enterprise, which doesn't make sense, because Splunk Enterprise is more expensive?

Overall: I enjoyed it, but as a person with no coding/technology experience going into using it, I had a hard time figuring everything out.

Absolutely Great way to deal with logs

Mar 16, 2015
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4.5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: It is an excellent way to search for anything in your logs and even monitor them!

Cons: It requires some skills to configure it right, especially the distributed version.

Recommendations to other buyers: Check out how easy it is to find information on it, Splunk has support of custom fields for indexing - which is an outstanding feature for filtering.

A good solution for monitoring and alerts.

Sep 06, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Theres a certification path to using Splunk. Extremently easy to set up reports within minutes which add good value to the company. Reviewing data has been beneficial at both network and server level. Its made Devops lives easy in such a way that all teams can pull relevant information beneficial to them.

Cons: There are alternatives available which make Splunk a hard sell for organizations.

Overall: The ease of use for splunk has increased productivity and reduced investigation time. Splunk is a devops and team lead life saver.!

Capterra loader

A must have tool for managing logs and monitoring the app behaviour

Nov 11, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I think it's great tool to see the logs of your application with advance query search. Splunk support lots stat mechanism, also you can start multiple stats jobs on your location. It is just fabulous thing.

Cons: I have been using this for last one and half year but can say a single negative point of this too.

Overall: Just amazing tool to manage your logs

Capterra loader

Easy way to review multiple log files and check for errors

Jul 05, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: Very useful for combining log files from multiple sources and setting up predefined reports to check for errors.

Cons: Free version of splunk light doesn't allow automatic notification by email of log errors. However as I have paid nothing I can't complain too much!

Overall: Better visibility of application errors

SPLUNK Everywhere

Jun 11, 2015
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3.5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4.5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Verry handy usage Fast query and result scalable Big Data No SQL good community

Cons: License is at little bit too expensive. Professional Service at Europe is not very well stuffed.

Recommendations to other buyers: Thinking about your use cases. Think big Calculate your data volume