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What is the difference between Splunk Hadoop Connect and HUNK?

shinjims
New Member

What is the difference between Splunk Enterprise + Hadoop Connect and HUNK?

Is HUNK a kind of brand name of Splunk Enterprise and Hadoop Connect ?
Or is there any difference from the point of functionality ?

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rdagan_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Splunk has 3 main ways to work with Hadoop:
1) Hadoop Connect move files, based on your search to HDFS. And can copy files from HDFS to Splunk Indexers.
2) Hunk (aka Splunk Analytics for Hadoop) does not move files to and from Splunk, it generates Hadoop jobs (MapReduce jobs) and process the data inside Hadoop. With Hunk all you see are the results of your MapReduce job.
3) Hadoop Data Roll archive the Splunk raw data from the indexers to HDFS.

ddrillic
Ultra Champion

@shinjims, please keep in mind that Hunk is Splunk with the additional capability of connecting to Hadoop.

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lfedak_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Hey @shinjims, HUNK is a legacy tool and was replaced by Splunk Analytics for Hadoop. You can check out documentation about Splunk Hadoop Connect and Splunk Analytics for Hadoop.

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