Splunk and MapR: Explore, Analyze, and Visualize Data in Hadoop

Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone.
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Hassle-Free, Easy-to-Use Big Data Analytics

Innovative enterprises have progressed from proof-of-concepts to production deployment and expansion with Apache™ Hadoop® to evolve their business and stay ahead of the competition. Hadoop solves many of the big data problems enterprises face by accommodating the evergrowing data volumes and new data sources for all business functions. However, extracting insights from the data stored in Hadoop can get cumbersome.

Enter Hunk™: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop

Hunk brings Splunk software’s big data analytics stack to your data in Hadoop. Explore, analyze, and visualize data, create dashboards and share reports from a flexible analytics platform that integrates directly with the MapR cluster. Simply point Hunk at a MapR cluster and start exploring data immediately.

Schema-on-the-fly technology means that you don’t need to know anything about the data in advance. Hunk automatically adds structure and identifies fields of interest at search time, such as keywords, patterns over time, top values, and more. Hunk delivers the flexible, interactive analytics experience that business and IT teams need in working with raw unstructured data in Hadoop.

When you start a query in Hunk, it streams back interim results immediately while the MapReduce job continues to run in the background. This delivers a faster, more interactive experience because you can pause and refine queries without having to wait for full MapReduce jobs to complete.

Reference Architecture

Hunk Virtual IndexingTM of Raw Unstructured Data in the MapR Distribution for Hadoop

Unlock the Business Value of Hadoop

The Power of Hunk and MapR
MapR and Splunk bring leading innovation to make Hadoop easy, dependable, fast, and ready for all big data analytics. With its built-in 24x7 high availability, seamless failover, flexible recovery, and resilience, the MapR Distribution for Hadoop provides the only enterprise-grade platform for Hunk.

With the combination of MapR and Hunk, understanding big data in Hadoop no longer requires a team of engineers. Hunk enables you to detect patterns and find anomalies across terabytes or petabytes of raw data in your MapR clusters without specialized skillsets, fixed schemas or months of development. Using Hunk, you can experience dramatic improvements in the speed and simplicity of getting insights from big data in Hadoop.

The ability for any authorized user in your organization to easily access, analyze, and act on vast amounts of raw unstructured data in Hadoop can drive:

  • Predictive Marketing Analytics
  • Supply Chain Optimization
  • Risk Management
  • Operational Analytics

With MapR and Hunk, unlocking the business value of data in Hadoop is faster and easier than you thought possible.

About Splunk
Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) provides the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence. Splunk® software and cloud services enable organizations to search, monitor, analyze, and visualize machine-generated big data coming from websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors, and mobile devices. More than 7,000 enterprises, government agencies, universities, and service providers in over 90 countries use Splunk software to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance, and reduce cost.

About MapR
MapR delivers on the promise of Hadoop with a proven, enterprisegrade platform that supports a broad set of mission-critical and realtime production uses. MapR brings unprecedented dependability, ease-of-use, and world-record speed to Hadoop, NoSQL, database and streaming applications in one unified big data platform.

Hunk Benefits

Fast to Deploy and Drive Value
Hunk integrates the process of data exploration, analysis, and visualization into a single, fluid user experience.

Interactive Analytics
One integrated platform to interact with data, change perspectives on-the-fly, and preview results as MapReduce jobs are running.

Works With What You Have Today
Preview results and interactively search across your MapR clusters.

MapR Benefits

Top-Ranked Hadoop Distribution
One unified big data platform for Hadoop, NoSQL, database, and streaming applications.

Proven Production Readiness
Get both the benefits of open source with community innovation, portability and flexibility, with unique architectural enhancements for enterprise-grade dependability, security, and multi-tenancy.

Consistent High Performance
Eliminate downtime and performance bottlenecks, while ensuring business continuity.

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