Splunk Announces New Development Tools to Extend the Power of Splunk Software
Developers Can Rapidly Build and Deploy Real-Time Big Data
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading software platform for real-time
operational intelligence, today announced the general availability (GA)
of new software development kits (SDKs) for Java and Python. SDKs make
it easier for developers to customize and extend the power of Splunk®
Enterprise, enabling real-time big data insights across the
organization. Splunk previously released the GA version of the Splunk
"Our mission at Splunk is to lower the barriers for organizations to
gain operational intelligence from machine data," said Paul Sanford,
general manager of developer platform, Splunk. "We want to empower
developers to build big data applications on the Splunk platform and to
understand that you don't need large-scale development efforts to get
big value. That's a key driver behind the development of these SDKs,
helping developers quickly get started with Splunk software, leveraging
their existing language skills and driving rapid time to value."
"Building a developer community around a software platform requires a
strong commitment to a low barrier to entry. This applies to every step
of the adoption process, from download to documentation to development.
Splunk's focus on SDKs for some of the most popular programming
languages, with underlying REST-based APIs, supports its commitment to
enabling software developers to easily build applications," said Donnie
Berkholz, Ph.D., IT industry analyst, RedMonk.
SDKs Deliver Value
fully documented and supported REST API and include documentation, code
samples, resources and tools to help developers build on the Splunk
platform. With just a few lines of code, developers can easily manage
HTTP access, authentication and namespaces. Benefits include the ability
Integrate Splunk Data with Other Applications: Discover a
higher level of operational intelligence by letting developers create
applications to index, search, visualize and analyze data using Splunk
software and any other application.
Quickly Build Big Data Applications: Build enterprise-grade
applications in days instead of months, delivering rapid time-to-value
for application development.
Deliver a Familiar Development Experience: Eliminate the
learning curve and develop with standard programming languages and
Developers Embrace Splunk
"We use the Splunk platform to build custom dashboards for our customers
to present to their customers. They expect the best and Splunk helps us
deliver it," said Isaac Mosquera, chief technical officer, Socialize.
"We utilize the Splunk SDK for Python to allow our customers to access
their application logs during the development process, which reduces our
staff's support workload. The Python SDK is also a critical component of
our alerting, enabling us to shut down servers before they cause a
production problem and stop any revenue loss."
"The Splunk SDK for Python provides us with a familiar developer
environment to build applications that provide metrics and analytics
from the Splunk platform to our entire customer base," said Bill
Mathews, chief technology officer, Hurricane Labs.
"We developed several big data applications with Splunk software and run
most of our business on it. We use Splunk Enterprise for
development/testing, monitoring our data for signs of attack or abuse,
learning where we have issues that we need to address and managing
security at the data level," said Steve Mays, co-founder, Message Bus.
Learn more about Splunk
Enterprise and download the Splunk
SDK for Java, the Splunk
SDK for PHP and the Splunk
SDK for Python today.
About Splunk Inc.
Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) provides the engine for machine data™.
Splunk® software collects, indexes and harnesses the machine-generated big
data coming from the websites, applications, servers, networks and
mobile devices that power business. Splunk software enables
organizations to monitor, search, analyze, visualize and act on massive
streams of real-time and historical machine data. More than 4,800
enterprises, universities, government agencies and service providers in
over 80 countries use Splunk Enterprise to gain Operational
Intelligence that deepens business and customer understanding,
improves service and uptime, reduces cost and mitigates cyber-security
Storm, a cloud-based subscription service, is used by organizations
developing applications in the cloud.
To learn more, please visit www.splunk.com/company.
Splunk and the engine for machine data are registered trademarks or
trademarks of Splunk Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in
the United States and/or other jurisdictions. All other brand names,
product names or trademarks belong to their respective holders. © 2012
Splunk Inc. All rights reserved.
Tom Stilwell, 415-852-5561
Source: Splunk Inc.
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