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Splunk Developer's Guide - Second Edition by Kyle Smith

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Chapter 1. Application Design Fundamentals

Hello there, Splunk developer! If you are like us, we know you have a love of Splunk and all of the endless possibilities that present themselves! The Big Data world is exploding around us, and it always feels like a tireless battle when keeping up to date with advances in technologies, platforms, and concepts. Here, we will discuss none of those. This book is dedicated solely to Splunk and the development of applications for Splunk. Onward and upward!

What is a Splunk application?

All that being said, let's talk Splunk applications. A Splunk application is nothing more than a structured set of configurations and assets used to achieve an end goal of data collection, indexing, and visualization. Furthermore, ...

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