Leverage the power of Splunk to efficiently analyze machine, log, web, and social media data
Splunk is a powerful tool that is used extensively to search, monitor, and analyze any machine data.
This book is designed to introduce you quickly to the benefits of using the Splunk Enterprise system. Understanding this technology will allow you to engage with your important data and ensure that it is collected, stored, managed, reported on, and utilized well to enable you to make better business decisions. By equipping you with this knowledge, you will be better prepared to tackle data issues in the fast-paced business world of today. You will learn about various vital topics such as data collection, managing apps, creating reports, and analyzing data using Splunk. You will also be equipped with skills to help you obtain a Twitter API key for use with the Twitter app for Splunk.
What You Will Learn
Use Splunk to collect all types of data
Create reports in Splunk to help understand what your data says and develop business insights
Design dashboards in Splunk to present data in many useful ways on one interface
Set up alerts to communicate problems or issues with a system
Utilize the Report Builder to create values over time, top values, and rare values reports
Understand how to bring in and analyze live streaming data
Familiarize yourself with data storage in Splunk
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