splunk storage requirements

Splunk Storage Requirements and Recommendations Are Clear, Low Latency, High Bandwidth & Density Storage.

Splunk requires extremely low latency storage, Apeiron’s CaptiveSAN delivers an industry leading 20 million IOPS, 96GBSec bandwidth, 720TB in 2U with an unheard of 3.0 µs of latency providing the world’s only near-zero latency, server captive SAN

Splunk admits it’s storage requirements and recommendations require the lowest latency, greatest IOPS, highest bandwidth storage money can buy, however Apeiron’s CaptiveSAN Splunk Appliance at 1.5-3.0 microseconds of added latency is the only SAN that appears and acts like server captive flash. Unlock the true potential of Splunk, buy the storage Splunk itself by specification recommends! Indexing rates between 1.2-2.5TB per day per indexer while running Splunk ES is possible with CaptiveSAN’s thin protocol.

20 million IOPS, 720TB, 1.5-3.0 μs added latency in a 2U, 24 NVMe drive SAN, all looking like server captive flash. Scale to hundreds of millions of IOPS and Petabytes of SAN based pooled Splunk storage in a truly linear performing storage platform. Now that’s a game changer.

CaptiveSAN, the only storage platform that meets and exceeds Splunk’s own recommended requirements. Call today and speak to an engineer or sales support staff member and see how Aperion’s CaptiveSAN Splunk storage infrastructure can not only solve just about all of your Splunk related ingest and query performance issues, but do it with about half of the storage and compute footprint you are currently using!

Put Some Spunk in Your Splunk!

See how CaptiveSAN Splunk Appliance meets and exceeds Splunk storage requirements! Stop wasting 80% of your time managing Splunk for workarounds with little impact, purchase CaptiveSAN and let it feast upon your data!

TB’s of ingest per indexer, per day whilst running Splunk ES, plus Petabytes of storage and years worth of data all available for real time queries. Until now, this was just a distant dream, with CaptiveSAN the promise of Splunk can be realized. Now that’s unthinkable

Splunk> and Apeiron’s CaptiveSAN Splunk Appliance

When it comes to Splunk performance and tuning as well as dealing with unforeseen challenges and issues that arise throughout the course of a Splunk deployment, inevitably there is one factor that is almost always at the root of everything, too much latency. In fact statistics show that over 80% of any Splunk Engineer’s time is spent dealing with issues and performance tuning in an attempt to deliver on the promise of Splunk enabled big data analytics. 80%, really? In any other discipline this would be untenable at best, and it should be when it comes to Splunk. There is one reason that so many engineers and managers are trying to figure out why they can’t actually ingest and analyze the amount of data needed to make key business decisions, latency in hardware networking stack as well as in the storage protocol and enablement stack. One can talk about IOPS, one can talk about bandwidth and throughput, but without a perspective on your true latency as it exists in your deployment, there is no perspective on the other benchmarks, it’s all about latency, and too much of it. That’s where Apeiron comes in.

Apeiron’s CaptiveSAN is the world’s fastest, near-zero latency, native NVMe SAN (Storage area network), purpose built for storage aware and HPC (High Performance Computing) applications

Apeiron’s patented technology removes the legacy storage complex, and along with it, all of the application starving latency inherent within. The novel CaptiveSAN network, based on a lightweight hardened layer two ethernet (hardware only) driver with transport delivered across the most cost effective 40\100 GBSec ethernet infrastructure, utilizes a minuscule 4B encapsulation in the process of moving data packets intact, completely addressing current latency, capacity, bandwidth, and performance constraints.

Storage in a headless state with CaptiveSAN, allows for the unfettered transfer of data in it’s native NVMe format without the payload present in current technology, exponentially reducing latency, while linearly scaling performance in what is already the world’s fastest and most scalable storage network. 20 + Million IOPS, 96GBSec bandwidth and 720TB per 2U chassis, with an unheard of 1.5-3.0 µS of added latency. Apeiron’s CaptiveSAN is so fast and with so little latency, that as a SAN, it actually appears to the application and server as captive DAS storage, the only of it’s kind. CaptiveSAN blends the best of SAN, Scale-out, and Hyper-Converged technologies with up to an 80% reduction in footprint and cost. Unthinkable, but true. Unlock those IOPS and gain access to every last drop of your bandwidth by removing the latency bottleneck. Apeiron’s near-zero latency CaptiveSAN solution is the missing piece to your splunk issues and challenges.

CaptiveSAN can help you mitigate and remove completely your Splunk challenges and performance issues. Flat out, nobody can touch the Aperion Splunk Appliance performance benchmarks in both optimal and real world application showdowns.

Bottomline, we have removed the IO bottleneck entirely and have created an environment whereby now, the application and the CPU are the bottleneck, get every last drop of performance, if you want more, that’s Intel’s problem to solve!

The CaptiveSAN Splunk Appliance Advantages

  • Up to 90X performance on search queries and 15.6X on ingest rates with up to a 75% reduction in hardware, power, cooling, and management costs.
  • In independent testing by ESG, a single CaptiveSAN Splunk Appliance averaged over 1.25TB* of ingest per day while running a high rate of Splunk ES queries (most platforms ingest 80GB-300GB per server under this scenario, with queries halted it soared to 2.5TB* per day. READ MORE>>
  • Additional testing yielded an unheard 3.17TB of ingest per day sustained with queries halted, further testing is underway to see just exactly where, if any, limits exist.
  • Gain access to years worth of data instead of just days.
  • The CaptiveSAN Splunk Appliance also reduces footprint by up to 75% with the removal of all networking infrastructure.

*Industry averages for Splunk> indexers is 100GB-300GB per indexer per day, and 70-80GB per indexer per day with standard Splunk> ES queries running concurrently.

Call Aperion today and Let CaptiveSAN put some spunk in your Splunk. 855-712-8818

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