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  • Install and configure the latest version of Splunk.
  • Use Splunk to gather, analyze, and report data
  • Create Dashboards and Visualizations that make data meaningful
  • Model and accelerate data and perform pivot-based reporting
  • Integrate advanced JavaScript charts and leverage Splunk’s APIs
  • Develop and Manage apps in Splunk
  • Integrate Splunk with R and Tableau using SDKs

Splunk is an extremely powerful tool for searching, exploring, and visualizing data of all types. Splunk is becoming increasingly popular, as more and more businesses, both large and small, discover its ease and usefulness. Analysts, managers, students, and others can quickly learn how to use the data from their systems, networks, web traffic, and social media to make attractive and informative reports. This course will teach everything right from installing and configuring Splunk.

The first module is for anyone who wants to manage data with Splunk. You’ll start with very basics of Splunk— installing Splunk— before then moving on to searching machine data with Splunk. You will gather data from different sources, isolate them by indexes, classify them into source types, and tag them with the essential fields.

With more than 70 recipes on hand in the second module 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.

Dive deep into Splunk to find the most efficient solution to your data problems in the third module. Create the robust Splunk solutions you need to make informed decisions in big data machine analytics. From visualizations to enterprise integration, this well-organized high level guide has everything you need for Splunk mastery.

This learning path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer into one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products:

  • Get maximum use out of your data with Splunk’s exceptional analysis and visualization capabilities
  • Analyze and understand your operational data skillfully using this end-to-end course
  • Full coverage of high-level Splunk techniques such as advanced searches, manipulations, and visualization
Page Count 962
Course Length 28 hours 51 minutes
ISBN 9781787280915
Date Of Publication 28 Feb 2017


Betsy Page Sigman

Betsy Page Sigman is a distinguished professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. She has taught courses in statistics, project management, databases, and electronic commerce for the last 16 years, and has been recognized with awards for teaching and service. She has also worked at George Mason University in the past. Her recent publications include a Harvard Business case study and a Harvard Business review article. Additionally, she is a frequent media commentator on technological issues and big data.

Erickson Delgado

Erickson Delgado is an enterprise architect who loves to mine and analyze data. He began using Splunk in version 4.0 and has pioneered its use into his current work. He has worked with start-up companies in the Philippines to help build their open source infrastructure.

He has developed applications with Python and node.js and is interested in Go and recovering programming with C/C++. In the recent years, he engaged himself in employing DevOps in his work.

He blows off steam by saltwater fishing, mountain biking, crafting robots, and touring the country. He lives in Orlando.

Josh Diakun

Josh Diakun is an IT operations and security specialist with a focus on creating data-driven operational processes. He has over 10 years of experience managing and architecting enterprise-grade IT environments. For the past 7 years, he has been architecting, deploying and developing on Splunk as the core platform for organizations to gain security and operational intelligence. Josh is a founding partner at Discovered Intelligence, a company specializing in data intelligence services and solutions. He is also a co-founder of the Splunk Toronto User Group.

Paul R. Johnson

Paul R Johnson has over 10 years of data intelligence experience in the areas of information security, operations, and compliance. He is a partner at Discovered Intelligence, a company specializing in data intelligence services and solutions. Paul previously worked for a Fortune 10 company, leading IT risk intelligence initiatives and managing a global Splunk deployment. Paul co-founded the Splunk Toronto User Group and lives and works in Toronto, Canada.

Derek Mock

Derek Mock is a software developer and big data architect who specializes in IT operations, information security, and cloud technologies. He has 15 years' experience developing and operating large enterprise-grade deployments and SaaS applications. He is a founding partner at Discovered Intelligence, a company specializing in data intelligence services and solutions. For the past 6 years, he has been leveraging Splunk as the core tool to deliver key operational intelligence. Derek is based in Toronto, Canada, and is a co-founder of the Splunk Toronto User Group.

Ashish Kumar Tulsiram Yadav

Ashish Kumar Tulsiram Yadav is a BE in computers and has around four and a half years of experience in software development, data analytics, and information security, and around four years of experience in Splunk application development and administration. He has experience of creating Splunk applications and add-ons, managing Splunk deployments, machine learning using R and Python, and analytics and visualization using various tools, such as Tableau and QlikView.

He is currently working with the information security operations team, handling the Splunk Enterprise security and cyber security of the organization. He has worked as a senior software engineer at Larsen & Toubro Technology Services in the telecom consumer electronics and semicon unit providing data analytics on a wide variety of domains, such as mobile devices, telecom infrastructure, embedded devices, Internet of Things (IOT), Machine to Machine (M2M), entertainment devices, and network and storage devices.

He has also worked in the area of information, network, and cyber security in his previous organization. He has experience in OMA LWM2M for device management and remote monitoring of IOT and M2M devices and is well versed in big data and the Hadoop ecosystem. He is a passionate ethical hacker, security enthusiast, and Linux expert and has knowledge of Python, R, .NET, HTML5, CSS, and the C language.

He is an avid blogger and writes about ethical hacking and cyber security on his blogs in his free time. He is a gadget freak and keeps on writing reviews on various gadgets he owns. He has participated in and has been a winner of hackathons, technical paper presentations, white papers, and so on.