San Francisco, California – (The Hosting News) – October 1, 2007 – Search engine, Splunk 3.0 GA, has been released to expand IT search capabilities, for increased value and utility, including a new search language and enhanced reporting.
According to the company, over 2500 beta users have downloaded the Splunk 3.0 beta application. New interactive filtering and dashboard features in Splunk 3.0 now let customers apply the power of IT search to security, compliance and performance management. New data input options help customers see further than logs into configurations, messages and metrics across all the heterogeneous components of a modern IT infrastructure. Splunk 3.0 is available for download at http://www.splunk.com. Users who downloaded 3.0 are among some of the most sophisticated technology professionals from the world’s largest organizations across Fortune 500 companies, service providers and government agencies. Response to the latest Splunk innovations, its new features, and capabilities has been enthusiastic. Many of the customer comments and ideas from the beta have already made the Splunk 3.0 GA richer in functionality.
Anthony Spina, senior system administrator at SunGard, Assent LLC (Member NASD/SIPC) offered, ”The ability to pipe your search results into Splunk’s new powerful commands, combined with the ability to construct your own commands with Python, allows for limitless possibilities.” Tens of thousands of users already Splunk their datacenters to maintain availability, manage security, meet compliance mandates, and gather business intelligence. These users drove the development of Splunk 3.0 by sharing their ideas for features to unlock new ways of using IT Search across the enterprise.
Michael Baum CEO and co-founder of Splunk added, ”Understanding the day-to-day challenges of customers sparks innovation. Our community always helps expand the Splunk vision. Solving the problems of the modern datacenter is a data and information overload problem. IT Search isn’t just about logs, it’s an entirely new way to navigate, manage and use IT data from any application server or network device.”
Matt Haswell, OSS lead developer with BT Radianz remarked, ”I’m excited about Splunk 3.0 since it now supports our European-based environment and requirements, provides graphical reporting, and the new ability to stream results onto the search page as you scroll down in real-time.”
Splunk 3.0 features include: — Interactive reporting: Analyze any logs and IT data in real time with dynamic field extraction, eliminating the need for complex data mapping and set-up. Move seamlessly between unstructured search and structured reporting — Dashboards and personalization: Any report, chart, search or alert can be placed onto a personalized dashboard. Dashboards can be shared or private — Expanded search language: Powerful new statistical, arithmetic and reporting operators — Scripted inputs: Index the output of any shell script or command line actions, greatly expanding data inputs to any data source — 64-bit multi-processor support: Improved indexing and search throughput on 64-bit and multi-processor platforms — Deployment server: Centralized management and control of distributed Splunk deployments across large numbers of applications, servers and devices.
Splunk is a Silicon Valley company inventing large-scale, high-speed indexing and search technology for IT infrastructures. The company’s IT Search software indexes and makes it possible to search and navigate data from any application, server or network device in real time. Logs, configurations, messages, traps and alerts, scripts and metrics. More than 360 enterprises, government organizations, and service providers and more than 100,000 users are utilizing Splunk.
To learn more, please visit: www.splunk.com.