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Pros of Snort
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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 Snort?

      It is an open-source, free and lightweight network intrusion detection system (NIDS) software for Linux and Windows to detect emerging threats.

      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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