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ELK vs Splunk: What are the differences?

What is ELK? The acronym for three open source projects: Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana. It is the acronym for three open source projects: Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana. Elasticsearch is a search and analytics engine. Logstash is a server‑side data processing pipeline that ingests data from multiple sources simultaneously, transforms it, and then sends it to a "stash" like Elasticsearch. Kibana lets users visualize data with charts and graphs in Elasticsearch.

What is Splunk? Search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine data. Splunk Inc. provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Customers use Splunk to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine data.

ELK and Splunk can be primarily classified as "Log Management" tools.

According to the StackShare community, ELK has a broader approval, being mentioned in 53 company stacks & 14 developers stacks; compared to Splunk, which is listed in 31 company stacks and 29 developer stacks.

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      What is ELK?

      It is the acronym for three open source projects: Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana. Elasticsearch is a search and analytics engine. Logstash is a server‑side data processing pipeline that ingests data from multiple sources simultaneously, transforms it, and then sends it to a "stash" like Elasticsearch. Kibana lets users visualize data with charts and graphs in Elasticsearch.

      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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