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"All of the features of this product are quite good."

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"The completeness of the solution is what we like the most.""The most valuable aspect of the solution is the dashboard. It's very intuitive.""It's the completeness of the solution that we like the most.""The flexibility of the solution is quite good.""This is a straightforward solution, easy to configure.""The logs on the solution are excellent.""Splunk can extract all kinds of data. There's no limitation on what kind of structured and unstructured data one needs to extract — it can access any kind of data, including machine-generated data.""Splunk is a user-friendly solution."

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"The interface should be more user-friendly."

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"It's difficult to set up initially, and their billing model is also a bit complicated.""There are a lot of competitive products that are doing better than what Splunk is doing on the analytics side.""Our two main complaints are about the difficulty of the initial setup and the licensing model.""The solution has a high learning curve for users. It's a little complicated when you're trying to figure out all the features and what they do.""This is a costly solution.""It could be more user friendly, in terms of the end-user experience.""I'd say I am happy with the technical support, not elated. They provide great support, but sometimes they don't have the answers that I need.""In terms of the interface, it could include some improvements for the look and feel."

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"I think that most of the monitoring solutions are expensive.""I think that most of the log analytics solutions are expensive and I'm not sure if it's worth it.""Our customers often complain that the price of Splunk is too high.""Licensing is a yearly, one-time cost.""The price is comparable.""The pricing model is expensive and a nightmare based on the amount of data.""The solution is a little expensive.""It is economical than other solutions."

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Top Answer: Easy to deploy and simple to use.
Top Answer: I think Splunk is expensive compared to other tools at the purchase stage. It's possible that if we can keep control of the costs involved down the track, it won't be so bad.
Top Answer: Hi @Miriam Tover ​, Some of the few points that I feel needs improvements is below : -Automated machine learning -Extraction, transformation and loading -Data modeling -Building Splunk queries… more »
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out of 59 in Data Visualization
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Overview

Cloud Datalab is a powerful interactive tool created to explore, analyze, transform and visualize data and build machine learning models on Google Cloud Platform. It runs on Google Compute Engine and connects to multiple cloud services easily so you can focus on your data science tasks.

Splunk software has been around since 2006 and the company has since grown to become an industry leader. Splunk's vision is to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everybody. The company offers a wide range of products to turn machine data into valuable information by monitoring and analyzing all activities. This is known as Operational Intelligence and is the unique value proposition of Splunk.

Splunk is well-known for its Log Management capabilities and also for its Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions.

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Splunk has more than 7,000 customers spread across over 90 countries. These customers include Telenor, UniCredit, ideeli, McKenney's, Tesco, and SurveyMonkey.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider24%
Computer Software Company18%
Financial Services Firm14%
Retailer8%
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Financial Services Firm18%
Energy/Utilities Company13%
Computer Software Company11%
Retailer8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm10%
Government7%
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Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise57%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business24%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise56%
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Google Cloud Datalab is ranked 10th in Data Visualization with 1 review while Splunk is ranked 1st in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with 36 reviews. Google Cloud Datalab is rated 8.0, while Splunk is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Google Cloud Datalab writes "Stable, feature-rich, and easy to set up". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Splunk writes "Good support with an intuitive dashboard but the cost is too high". Google Cloud Datalab is most compared with Databricks, IBM Watson Studio, Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio, Domino Data Science Platform and KNIME, whereas Splunk is most compared with Dynatrace, Datadog, IBM QRadar, Zabbix and ELK Logstash.

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