When comparing devtodev vs Splunk, the Slant community recommends Splunk for most people. In the question“What are the best cross-platform mobile analytics tools?” Splunk is ranked 7th while devtodev is ranked 8th. The most important reason people chose Splunk is:
It's human readable, intuitive, fast and with auto-complete to boot. And if you need more advanced functionality out of your queries, [120+ page search manual](http://docs.splunk.com/index.php?title=Documentation:Splunk:Search:Whatsinthismanual:6.0beta&action=pdfbook) will give you an insight in how much is actually possible.
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Pro LTV forecast feature
It is possible to calculate LTV in one click and even calculate the forecasts based on stores benchmarks and devtodev data.
Pro Detailed Paying Users reports
devtodev offers the set of 10 reports including Daily Trends, Usage, Retention, Market Metrics, etc. And if the standard set is not enoug, you can create your own reports with up to 10 metrics for one report.
Pro Cool dashboards and teamwork features
Dashboards are great to quickly get an overview of your application on one screen. You can also segment dashboards by projects, reports, and metrics and share the segments with the team.
Pro Flexible price plans
The Lite plan contains basic metrics and functions like Key metrics, Reports, Dashboards and teamwork options, and it’s totally free.
The Pro price plan includes advanced tools like Game analytics, Tutorial steps analytics, Push-notifications tool, Funnels and Custom events, User acquisition metrics. It is free for up to 10K MAU and costs 25$/mo per extra 10K MAU.
Pro Easy to use, powerful search
It's human readable, intuitive, fast and with auto-complete to boot. And if you need more advanced functionality out of your queries, 120+ page search manual will give you an insight in how much is actually possible.
Pro Widely used
De facto standard for log aggregation, monitoring, analysis and reporting.
Pro Scales effortlessly
It is built for enterprise use, meaning it scales easily.
Pro Real-time graphs
You can create visualizations that update in real time.
OS X, Linux & Windows are supported. You can also access Splunk from iOS and Android devices.
Pro Free version
With restrictions on log size and devices a free version is available.
Splunk can turn searches into alerts.
Pro Understands data in any format or language
Pro Extendable via a large selection of apps
Additional functionality can be added with over 500 apps.
Con No A/B tests
That would be great to create and analyze A/B tests on the same platform, but devtodev does not provide it.
Splunk is pretty expensive compared to other solutions.
The interface and service are very antiquated
Con Seriously SLOW ingest
Their docs and sales say it will ingest up to 20k EPS, but reality is more like 1k eps per server.