Bottom Line: Splunk quite literally changed the way that many IT organizations look at log files. Its core namesake platform that enables companies of any size to make sense of their data is a well regarded industry leader.
For organizations that are already invested in the Splunk approach, the Splunk Analytics for Big Data add-on extends Splunk’s industry leading analysis platform into the world of Big Data. Simply put, organization that currently deploy Splunk will likely appreciate Splunk Analytics for Big Data. For those that haven’t yet invested in Splunk, the Big Data component is a slightly larger step, as it is an add-on to the Splunk Enterprise platform – which organizations need to pay for first.
Author: Sean Michael Kerner