Tableau Software Becomes a Member of Emerging Splunk Ecosystem

Michael Vizard, March 5th, 2014

As a platform for indexing and analyzing machine data, Splunk has emerged as a provider of a Big Data platform that developers can easily invoke. Now Splunk is starting to build an ecosystem around that platform.

Today in APIs: RobustLinks Launches Knowledge API, and 10 New APIs

Greg Bates, January 16th, 2014

Robust LinksRobustLinks API unlocks statistics and meaning in several knowledge repositories. Preventing an API breach like Snapchat’s. Plus: WePay raises $15 million for API, and 10 new APIs.

New Integrations and Interface Coming Soon to Ducksboard

Janet Wagner, December 12th, 2013

DucksboardDucksboard, a real-time data monitoring and visualization platform, will be adding new services to the widgets directory and extending existing services in a matter of weeks. The new integrations will include LinkedIn, Flurry, Realtime Google Analytics and Trello. The company is also working on a brand new interface and are planning a closed beta the first quarter of 2014. The Ducksboard platform features the Ducksboard API which allows developers to send their own data, retrieve data stored, and manipulate all objects found in Ducksboard.

CloudPassage’s API Security Gateway Gets Splunk Support

Michael Vizard, December 6th, 2013

With both delivery and management of security increasingly moving to the cloud, organizations of all sizes are presented with new approaches to security that use APIs to reduce the complexity of securing applications.

Splunk Dashboards Tap Into API

Michael Vizard, November 21st, 2013

Splunk If there is one thing governments do exceedingly well, it’s collect data. What they don’t do as well is make that data available in a way that is particularly useful. Looking to change that dynamic, Splunk has begun working with the White House on a initiative to make it easier to mine the trove of government data.

Splunk Uses OpenXC API to Analyze Ford Telemetry Data

Michael Vizard, November 15th, 2013

OpenXCWithin IT operations circles Splunk is a fairly well known tool for making sense of the massive amounts of machine data generated by IT systems. So it should come as no surprise that Splunk would view the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) as an opportunity to extend the reach of its analytic software into the broader realm of telematics.

The Growing Trend of Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS)

Janet Wagner, July 17th, 2013

ProgrammableWebThere is a category of vendors on the rise in the API space; Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS). The term is fairly new and there is some debate as to the definition and features of vendors that would be classified in the iPaaS category. This post is an overview of iPaaS and features several vendors that offer iPaaS solutions.

Hunk Offers Big Data Analysis Muscle for Hadoop Systems

Mark Boyd, June 27th, 2013

Splunk Big data platform Splunk has released an analytics product specifically to allow for on-the-fly analysis of data stored in Hadoop platforms. Under the sub-brand moniker “Hunk”, the Splunk-analytics-for-Hadoop product has been released today. Using the Splunk API along with a library of SDKs in popular develop languages including Javascript, Ruby and Python, users can point Hunk at any Hadoop-stored data and almost immediately start running search queries and producing analytics visualizations.

Today In APIs: Duedil API, Box HIPAA Compliance and 9 New APIs

Romin Irani, May 21st, 2013

Duedil API widens its reach with company information from 20 additional countries across Europe. Box Developers can now take advantage of its HIPAA Compliance Plus: Khronos to create Camera Control Open Standard API and 9 new APIs.

Splunk Digs Deep into Big Data Application Development

Michael Vizard, December 18th, 2012

Splunk While working with Big Data affords a lot of potential business value the complexity of building applications that manipulate all that information can be nothing short of daunting. Not only do most of the currently popular approaches require developers to master arcane interfaces such as MapReduce, the performance of the application tends to suffer under the weight of all the data that needs to be processed.

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