Machine data is everywhere. Machine data is digital information created by computers, mobile phones, embedded systems, sensors and other networked devices. The data types:
Splunk, a software platform, has the capability to leverage machine data for data management and analytics. It can be used for
- Data driven decision making
- Alerts for network security threats
- Report on system failures
- Analyse and improve functionality
It enables performance analysis, dashboard creation, monitoring, troubleshooting and investigation of the real-time data collected. A Edureka learning video showed the Splunk components.
and an overview of Splunk.
The very useful Splunk free fundamentals 1 course is a self paced learning course covering search, navigation, use of fields, statistics, reports, dashboards and alerts.