Over 70 practical recipes to gain operational data intelligence with Splunk Enterprise
About This Book
This is the most up-to-date book on Splunk 6.3 and teaches you how to tackle real-world operational intelligence scenarios efficiently
Get business insights using machine data using this easy-to-follow guide
Search, monitor, and analyze your operational data skillfully using this recipe-based, practical guide
Who This Book Is For
This book is intended for users of all levels who are looking to leverage the Splunk Enterprise platform as a valuable operational intelligence tool. The recipes provided in this book will appeal to individuals from all facets of business, IT, security, product, marketing, and many more!
Also, existing users of Splunk who want to upgrade and get up and running with Splunk 6.3 will find this book invaluable.
What You Will Learn
Use Splunk to gather, analyze, and report on data
Create dashboards and visualizations that make data meaningful
Build an operational intelligence application with extensive features and functionality
Enrich operational data with lookups and workflows
Model and accelerate data and perform pivot-based reporting
Build real-time, scripted, and other intelligence-driven alerts
Summarize data for longer term trending, reporting, and analysis
Splunk makes it easy for you to take control of your data, and with Splunk Operational Cookbook, you can be confident that you are taking advantage of the Big Data revolution and driving your business with the cutting edge of operational intelligence and business analytics.
With more than 70 recipes that demonstrate all of Splunk’s features, not only will you find quick solutions to common problems, but you’ll also learn a wide range of strategies and uncover new ideas that will make you rethink what operational intelligence means to you and your organization.
You’ll discover recipes on data processing, searching and reporting, dashboards, and visualizations to make data shareable, communicable, and most importantly meaningful. You’ll also find step-by-step demonstrations that walk you through building an operational intelligence application containing vital features essential to understanding data and to help you successfully integrate a data-driven way of thinking in your organization.
Throughout the book, you’ll dive deeper into Splunk, explore data models and pivots to extend your intelligence capabilities, and perform advanced searching to explore your data in even more sophisticated ways. Splunk is changing the business landscape, so make sure you’re taking advantage of it.
Style and approach
Splunk is an excellent platform that allows you to make sense of machine data with ease. The adoption of Splunk has been huge and everyone who has gone beyond installing Splunk wants to know how to make most of it. This book will not only teach you how to use Splunk in real-world scenarios to get business insights, but will also get existing Splunk users up to date with the latest Splunk 6.3 release.
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