Kibana vs Splunk: What are the differences?
Kibana: Explore & Visualize Your Data. Kibana is an open source (Apache Licensed), browser based analytics and search dashboard for Elasticsearch. Kibana is a snap to setup and start using. Kibana strives to be easy to get started with, while also being flexible and powerful, just like Elasticsearch; 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.
Kibana belongs to "Monitoring Tools" category of the tech stack, while Splunk can be primarily classified under "Log Management".
Kibana is an open source tool with 12.4K GitHub stars and 4.81K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Kibana's open source repository on GitHub.
Airbnb, DigitalOcean, and 9GAG are some of the popular companies that use Kibana, whereas Splunk is used by Starbucks, Intuit, and Razorpay. Kibana has a broader approval, being mentioned in 908 company stacks & 481 developers stacks; compared to Splunk, which is listed in 31 company stacks and 29 developer stacks.
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