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Mastering Splunk by James Miller

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Conventional use cases

To understand where Splunk has been conventionally leveraged, you'll see that the applicable areas have generally fallen into the categories, as shown in the following screenshot. The areas where Splunk is conventionally used are:

  • Investigational searching
  • Monitoring and alerting
  • Decision support analysis
    Conventional use cases

Investigational searching

The practice of investigational searching usually refers to the processes of scrutinizing an environment, infrastructure, or large accumulation of data to look for an occurrence of specific events, errors, or incidents. In addition, this process might include locating information that indicates the potential ...

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