Grafana provides a powerful and elegant way to create, explore, and share dashboards and data with your team and the world.
Grafana vs Splunk opinions
Grafana is NOT a log monitor. It is only a graphing solution for logs and metrics from many different data sources but you will need solutions to get those logs and metrics in the first place.
It's not a SIEM tool. Rather, it just displays arbitrary data.
Prometheus is an open-source systems monitoring and alerting toolkit originally built at SoundCloud. Since its inception in 2012, many companies and organizations have adopted Prometheus, and the project has a very active developer and user community.
Prometheus vs Splunk opinions
System / performance monitoring centric
Graylog is an open source syslog implementation that stores your logs in Elasticsearch. It consists of a server and web interface written in Java that accepts your syslog messages via TCP or UDP (or GELF messages) and stores it in the database.
Graylog vs Splunk opinions
Pretty easy to setup once you figure out the log capture scripts. Then it's very powerful and realiable.
freeware with good documentation
Sematext lets you store, index, and search all kinds of logs (server logs, container logs, application logs, mobile app logs…), enabling access to them in one place. Sematext also analyzes your logs for optimal health while detecting anomalies, so you don’t have to.
Sematext Logs vs Splunk opinions
With Sematext Cloud/Enterprise you can use any log shipping format or shipper you want (syslog, Logstash, Fluentd, Flume, nxlog, Filebeat). Plus, Sematext allows you to correlate logs with performance metrics quickly, easily and without contracts or commitments.
It's a hosted and on-premises log centralizing solution
Logstash is an open source, server-side data processing pipeline that ingests data from a multitude of sources simultaneously, transforms it, and then sends it to your favorite "stash.".
Logstash vs Splunk opinions
The "L" in the ELK-Stack. i. E. part of a splunk alternative
Datadog is a monitoring service for IT, Dev & Ops teams who write and run applications at scale, and want to turn the massive amounts of data produced by their apps, tools and services into a unified view of IT infrastructure. 120+ Integrations!.
Log aggregation, search, analysis, dashboards & alerts all in one tool. Diagnose server issues faster and on one screen.
Scalyr vs Splunk opinions
Much much faster. Better UI overall.
WAZUH contributes to Open Source Security extending capabilities and functionality through the integration of new modules, resulting an extremely powerful host IDS. Find how OSSEC helps with PCI DSS compliance, protect your cloud environment or just secure your system.
Logtail lets you query your logs the same way you query a database. Experience radically better SQL-compatible log management at an unbeatable price.
Hosted log management for servers, apps, and cloud services. Papertrail aggregates syslog, Text log files, Apache, MySQL, cloud hosting, Ruby on Rails, Windows events, Tomcat, Heroku apps, and routers & firewalls.