Compare SolarWinds Kiwi Syslog Server vs. vRealize Log Insight

SolarWinds Kiwi Syslog Server is ranked 14th in Log Management with 1 review while vRealize Log Insight is ranked 17th in Log Management with 2 reviews. SolarWinds Kiwi Syslog Server is rated 8.0, while vRealize Log Insight is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of SolarWinds Kiwi Syslog Server writes "Easy to configure and provides valuable security alerting". On the other hand, the top reviewer of vRealize Log Insight writes "A scalable solution that works well with VM products, but has limitations in terms of usability". SolarWinds Kiwi Syslog Server is most compared with , whereas vRealize Log Insight is most compared with Splunk, ELK Logstash and Graylog.
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The most valuable feature of this solution is the alerting based on the security logs.

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The trace log is the solution's most valuable feature. It's very helpful in troubleshooting problems.We are using it because we have a VMware product. It has its own built in dashboards for VMware products, and that's a good thing.

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I would like to see a more user-friendly and customizable dashboard.

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They should improve their web interface to make it more user-friendly.The solution is a very good tool, but it has a lot of limitations. One of the main issues is around how you define your retention policy, for instance, in Log Insight. It doesn't have it. You can't define a log retention policy. You also can't define the destination or location for your logs. All of the logs are in one index or one bucket.

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14th
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out of 45 in Log Management
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1
Average Words per Review
478
Avg. Rating
6.0
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Overview

A syslog server is a logging server that allows for the centralized collection of syslog messages, known as events, from a variety of networking devices such as routers, switches, and firewalls, in addition to servers running a variety of operating systems.

vRealize Log Insight delivers indexing and machine learning based Intelligent Grouping, to enable searching, for faster troubleshooting across physical, virtual and cloud environments. It help monitors and manages Machine Data at Scale through analyzing massive amounts of log data and delivers near real-time monitoring, search and log analytics, coupled with a dashboard for stored queries, reports and alerts. Speeds correlation of events across an entire IT environment. vRealize Log Insight creates Structure from Unstructured Data by collects and automatically identifies structure in all types of machine-generated log data (application logs, network traces, configuration files, messages, performance data, system state dumps, etc.) to build an index for performing analytics. And it offers a pricing model that includes unlimited data and does not require buying licenses based on peak usage and worst-case scenarios.
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Holy Cross Energy, West Texas A&M University, Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing CompanyWildlands Adventure Zoo, Medic Mobile, IBM, Seventy Seven Energy, Baystate Health, Osis, Oxford University, Columbia University, Siemens, Cardinal Health, Ashdod Port, Vasakronan, Sydney Adventist Hospital, University of Derby
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