Splunk Replay: Search results in motion

Inspired by glTail.rb and Digg Lab’s Stack, Splunk Replay is an animated data visualization that “replays” search results as a simulated event stream. The application displays events at a rate proportional to the times at which the events originally occurred.

Each event is represented by a single square particle that flows from its place in a legend of values to its corresponding position in a stacked column chart. Upon landing in the column chart, one of the event’s fields is output in a readable format below the chart. Both the legend of values and the stacked column chart retain the order of their values according to a configurable comparator and truncate older values to make space for new ones. …

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