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Tuesday 13 February 2018

Introduction to Splunk for operational intelligence

Machine data is everywhere. Machine data is digital information created by computers, mobile phones, embedded systems, sensors and other networked devices. The data types:

Machine data can intersect with and improve human lives. A summary is in this video

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.

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