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Enable self-service observability

Gain more control over monitoring costs and improve developer productivity with standardized internal developer tooling.

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challenge

Tool sprawl is hitting your developer experience and budget

When dozens of engineering teams use their own monitoring solutions, troubleshooting can break down into chaos. Longer CI/CD pipelines and unexpectedly high costs add up.

solution

Bind tools into a self-service experience

Get your costs under control Get your costs under control

Get your costs under control

Eliminate swivel chair troubleshooting and foster collaboration for faster MTTR with a single source of truth.

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Elevate the developer experience

Enterprise-grade cost and usage controls to extend observability to more environments without expanding costs.

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Speed up onboarding and beyond

OpenTelemetry instrumentation and pre-built content out of the box to standardize on best practices.

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Enterprise and granular controls to set guardrails

Splunk offers budget stability with usage and consumption controls so you can easily track and forecast costs as you scale. Role-based access controls (RBAC) and Access Tokens ensure you get fine-grained control over your users and data usage.

Improve productivity with templates and observability-as-code

Engineers get things done faster with Splunk. Use Mirrored Dashboards to copy and reuse previously created observability charts, dashboards and detectors. Splunk Terraform support helps you automate changes in the software and quickly onboard dashboards and detectors.

To build our own solution like what Splunk has would take someone too long. We wouldn’t have been able to do it with a company our size, but we completed the Splunk dashboard in three or four days thanks to out-of-the-box templates.

Sushant Prasad, CTO, 2xConnect
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Built-in content and OpenTelemetry instrumentation to standardize on best practices

Splunk is 100% OpenTelemetry native and supports Infrastructure-as-Code so you can instrument once, standardize on deployments and reduce toil as you scale. Additionally, pre-built content based on best practices enables seamless onboarding and knowledge sharing.

We could bake OpenTelemetry into our architecture from day one because we have Splunk, who is the number-one contributor to OpenTelemetry and way ahead of the curve on this.

Sean Schade, Principal Architect, Care.com

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Unified observability for any environment, any stack

Centralize observability and control costs and usage as you scale with one unified platform, built-in enterprise controls and best-practice-based integrations out of the box.

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Learn more about practices to centralize observability

A platform engineer builds and maintains an internal developer platform (IDP) that helps software delivery systems run seamlessly. They collaborate with the team of developers and senior management to ensure that the infrastructure is reliable, scalable and capable of handling the needs of the applications over time.

OpenTelemetry is an open source observability framework. It offers vendor-agnostic or vendor-neutral APIs, software development kits (SDKs) and other tools for collecting telemetry data from cloud-native applications and their supporting infrastructure to understand their performance and health.

OpenTelemetry offers:

  • Consistency: With a consistent path for capturing telemetry data and transmitting it to a backend without changing instrumentation, OpenTelemetry offers a de facto standard for adding observability to cloud-native apps. Developers and IT can now devote more time to creating new app features rather than wrestling with their instrumentation.
  • Simpler choice: Because OpenTelemetry merges the code of OpenTracing and OpenCensus frameworks, you get the best of both in a single solution. And there’s no risk from switching to OpenTelemetry if you previously used one or the other.
  • Streamlined observability: OpenTelemetry consolidates the telemetry data needed to determine if systems are functioning properly, understand where issues may be compromising performance and fix root causes, potentially before service is interrupted. This results in greater stability and reliability for supporting business processes.

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