Splunk Alternatives

    Splunk is described as 'is software that provides unique visibility across your entire IT infrastructure from one place in real time. Only Splunk enables you to search, report, monitor and analyze streaming and historical data from any source' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Splunk for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Grafana, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Splunk are Prometheus (Free, Open Source), Graylog (Free, Open Source), Sematext Logs (Freemium) and Datadog (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 7, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. Alienvault integrates and correlates many popular network and security monitoring tools in one suite, inlcuding OSSEC, nfdump, log analyzers, nagios, and nessus and analyzes it against its own community-driven threat feed.
      Most users think AlienVault is a great alternative to Splunk.


    3. Real time, actionable insights into your log analytics data with ELK as a service.
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    4. Flink’s core is a streaming dataflow engine that provides data distribution, communication, and fault tolerance for distributed computations over data streams.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Prelude is a Universal Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) system. It collects, normalizes, sorts, aggregates, correlates and reports all security-related events independently of the product brand or license giving rise to such events.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      A very powerful and well documented open source SIEM with options to purchase support packages.
    5. Logit.io is used for a wide variety of use cases including log management, business intelligence, SIEM, APM, container monitoring, infrastructure monitoring, monitoring website uptime, measuring sales performance @ vulnerability scanning.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Heroku
      Timber is a beautiful, fast, modern cloud-based logging system designed specifically for developers and applications. Including built in features like tailing a user, tracing HTTP requests, live tailing, automatic context & structuring, and more!.
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    6. SenseLogs is designed to extract value from CloudWatch log data without adding complexity and delay. It is up to 10x faster than enterprise services or CloudWatch alone. How do we do it?
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Docker
      Seq is a self-hosted server application used to collect and search application log events. Its deeply-integrated query language and JSON-focused data model intended to scale smoothly from simple log searches to complex diagnostic and analytic tasks.
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