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      Alert system based on custom query results
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      API for searching logs, running reports
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      Query engine supports joining, aggregation, stats, etc
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      Ability to style search results into reports
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      Query any log as key-value pairs
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      Splunk language supports string, date manip, math, etc
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      Granular scheduling and time window support
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      Custom log parsing as well as automatic parsing
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      Dashboarding on any log contents
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      Rich GUI for searching live logs

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        Splunk query language rich so lots to learn

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      What is AWS X-Ray?

      It helps developers analyze and debug production, distributed applications, such as those built using a microservices architecture. With this, you can understand how your application and its underlying services are performing to identify and troubleshoot the root cause of performance issues and errors. It provides an end-to-end view of requests as they travel through your application, and shows a map of your application’s underlying components.

      What is Splunk?

      It provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Customers use it to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine data.

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