Splunk is a service that collects, indexes, and searches all types of machine data (physical, virtual, cloud). The Splunk SDK for Python allows for application written in Python to programmatically interact with the Splunk engine. The SDK is built on top of the REST API, providing a wrapper over the REST API endpoints.
PipelineDB recently announced Stride, a realtime analytics API. API access to powerful analytics engines delivers the potential for computers to replace the role of the data scientist. PipelineDB President, Jeff Ferguson, believes Machines Analytics may turn this potential into reality.
As much as mobile backend-as-a-service (BaaS) platforms free up developers from having to worry about the infrastructure that support their applications, they do generally come with a downside; most of them lock the developer into a particular cloud platform. With that issue in mind, FeedHenry created a namesake BaaS platform that took advantage of Node.js to create a BaaS platform that developers could deploy and ultimately move to any cloud platform of their choice.