In this technical paper, we’ll compare the performance and features of InfluxDB, v1.7.7 and Splunk, v7.3.0 for common time series workloads, specifically looking at the rates of data ingestion, on-disk data compression, and query performance. This data should prove valuable to developers and architects evaluating the suitability of these technologies for their use case; specifically, the time series data management use cases involving building DevOps monitoring (Infrastructure monitoring, Application monitoring, Cloud monitoring), IoT monitoring, and real-time analytics applications.
Our goal with this benchmarking test was to create a consistent, up-to-date comparison that reflects the latest developments in both InfluxDB and Splunk. Periodically, we’ll re-run these benchmarks and update this document with our findings. All of the code for these benchmarks is available on GitHub. Feel free to open up issues or pull requests on that repository or if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions.
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