Data Analytics Using Splunk - Hands On!
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Data Analytics Using Splunk - Hands On!

Learn Splunk from scratch with this hands-on course.
3.6 (101 ratings)
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Created by Bigdata ABCD
Last updated 12/2016
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  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand how Splunk can be used to analyze data set
  • Create your own Dashboard using Pivot & Datamodel
  • Analyze and Develop dashboard using Apache access log
  • You will be able to setup Splunk Enterprise and manage & administer a Splunk deployment
  • Create your own searches and develop Dashboard, Report
  • Understand what Splunk is for, and how it works
  • You will be prepared for the interview after completing this course
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  • Basic of linux and windows
  • You'll need a Windows/Linux system or Laptop/Desktop, and we'll walk you through downloading and installing a Splunk development environment. For Lab you need free AWS ubuntu VMs or you can use your own Vms.

This course is for beginner and intermediate level. This Course  contains practical and lab. Step by Step all things are explained with practical so students can use laptop/desktop and follow the steps. In end of each section there is quiz so students can check that they have understood concept or not. 

There is a lab with splunk forwarder-searchhead-indexer setup so student can use AWS ubuntu Vms or their own Vms/servers to do this lab.

There is a Project section and students can develop Web Analytic Splunk App in this project  section.

In last section there are 100+ interview questions. 

Who is the target audience?
  • Splunk Absolute Beginners. No prior Splunk experience necessary
  • Students who wants to make career in Big data Splunk
  • Data Analysts, Business Analyst, Developer, System Administrators, Security Administrators, Security Analysts
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 43 Lectures Collapse All 43 Lectures 04:21:25
Splunk Overview
5 Lectures 25:28

Download and Install Splunk in Windows

Download and install Splunk in Linux

Navigation in Splunk

How to Install Apps and Add-on

10 Questions

13 questions
Directory Structure in Splunk
3 Lectures 09:18
Directory Structure in Splunk 1

Directory Structure in Splunk 2

Data Flow and configuration files


9 questions
Searching and Reporting with Splunk
9 Lectures 47:17

You will learn how to add data in splunk

Getting data in

How Splunk indexes data in indexes

How Splunk Indexes Data

how indexer works and stores the data

How the Indexer Stores Indexes

Search Dashboard

Splunk Searches

Splunk Searches part 1

Splunk Searches part 2

Splunk Searches part 3

Transaction in Splunk

6 questions
Creating Splunk Knowledge Objects
8 Lectures 57:58
Knowledge Objects in Splunk

Define field and naming convention

Create and use field aliases

Create calculated fields

Perform field extractions

Field Extractions Manager

Interactive Field Extractor (IFX)

Rename Sourcetypes

Fields in Splunk 1

Create a GET workflow action

Create a POST workflow action

Create a Search workflow action

Use special parameters with workflow actions

Fields in Splunk 2

Creating Event type with example

Eventtypes in Splunk

Creating Tags with example

Tag in Splunk

Describe alerts

Create alerts

Run the underlying search

Set the schedule, conditions, and actions

View fired alerts

Saved Searches and Alert

Describe macros

Manage macros

Create a basic macro

Use a basic macro

Define arguments / variables for a macro

Add and use arguments with a macro

Macro in Splunk


10 questions
Data model and Pivot
3 Lectures 10:22

Create Datamodel by using Apache Access log

Create Pivot report/dashboard by using "Apache Web Access" Datamodel

5 questions
Dashboards and Visualization
2 Lectures 32:29
  • You will know about different types of charts.
  • You will learn how to create  different types of charts
Different types of Visualization

  • You will learn about view and how to create dashboards and forms. We use apache access.log file to create dashboards and forms. 
  • Difference between dashboard and forms 
  • You will know simple xml code syntax.
  • You will also learn how you can create post process, and drill down in simple xml code. 
  • How to add panels in different way in dashboard.

Dashboards and Forms

10 questions
Other Topics
4 Lectures 15:57
Performance improvement of dashboards

Access Control in Splunk

System Settings, splunk license, forwarding

Data on boarding steps
Lab: Indexer, Search Head & Forwarder Connection
1 Lecture 13:02
Lab: Search Head, Indexer and Forwarder Setup
Interview Questions
1 Lecture 13:30
100+ Interview Questions
2 More Sections
About the Instructor
Bigdata ABCD
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BigdataABCD is dedicated to teaching big data/real time bigdata solutions like Splunk, ELK etc at affordable costs to the world. Our mission and vision is to bring hands on training in the domain of real time analytics big data tools and technologies to every individual wanting to make a career in this domain by making it more affordable, self intuitive and tailored to the skills required.