Operational Intelligence and Machine Data with Splunk

Learn how to convert and index your machine data into operational insight to improve business operations using Splunk.
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 2/2015 English

Course Description

In this course you will learn the basics of getting started with one of the industry leading tools for Operational Intelligence in Splunk. I will show you how to :

  • Download and Install Splunk
  • Connect to Data Sources
  • Understand Splunk Search Engine
  • Navigate through the features Splunk
  • Create visualizations and dashboards to answer operational questions
  • Create alerts to monitor the machines in your network
  • Gain insight on the aggregation of your Machine data
  • Dissect existing Dashboards and more

Splunk indexes and makes searchable data from any app, server or network device in real time including logs, config files, messages, alerts, scripts and metrics. Learning Splunk will increase your skill set and open up a new job market for you with the large amount of job openings for Splunk users throughout the world. Join me in going over Splunk and adding this tool to your Data Analytics toolset and resume.

What are the requirements?

  • Student will need to install Splunk software which will be shown how in this course.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Navigate and use Splunk for gaining insight on business operations.
  • Create alerts for monitoring events and creating a proactive solution for errors.
  • Have a basic understanding of how to use Splunk to create visualizations.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for beginners in Splunk and have no prior knowledge of using it. If you are looking for advanced topics in Splunk this course may not be for you.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Splunk Course
Splunk Introduction
Splunk Architecture
Splunk Facts
3 pages
Splunk Installation and Setup
Splunk Connecting to Data
Splunk Search Engine
Splunk Creating Alerts
Splunk Creating Report
Splunk Pivot Report
Splunk Creating Dashboard
Splunk Installing Apps and Examining Sample Dashboards
Splunk Closing Remarks
Section 2: Resources
Splunk User Guide Primer
156 pages
Splunk Reference Sheet
6 pages

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Instructor Biography

Jeffrey Lau, Data Analytics Engineer

I am data engineer and part time fitness enthusiast who constructs operational reporting, dashboards, and other visualizations in order to allow companies to make data-driven decisions and provide insight on business operations. I have experience with object oriented programming, scripting automation, digital VLSI, and infrastructure performance management. I have a B.S. Electrical Engineering with a minor in Dance as well as certification in Personal Training.

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