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.
A few months ago, ProgrammableWeb announced the release of Heroku’s Platform API, which allowed developers to integrate the Heroku platform with third party applications and services. Now, Heroku has launched a public beta for OAuth 2.0 support for the Platform API. OAuth 2.0 support allows developers to control service needs as opposed to offering full service access to all user accounts.