An Overview of Splunk
Splunk is a software used to search and analyze machine data. This machine data can come from web applications, sensors, devices or any data created by user. It serves the needs of IT infrastructure by analyzing the logs generated in various processes but it can also analyze any structured or semi-structured data with proper data modelling. It has built-in features to recognize the data types, field separators and optimize the search processes. It also provides data visualization on the search results.
Splunk is a software which processes and brings out insight from machine data and other forms of big data. This machine data is generated by CPU running a webserver, IOT devices, logs from mobile apps, etc. It is not necessary to provide this data to the end users and does not have any business meaning. However, they are extremely important to understand, monitor and optimize the performance of the machines.
This course targets IT professionals, students, and IT infrastructure management professionals who want a solid grasp of essential Splunk concepts. After completing this course, you will achieve intermediate expertise in Splunk, and easily build on your knowledge to solve more challenging problems.
The Learners should be familiar with querying language like SQL. General knowledge in typical operations in using computer applications like storing and retrieving data and reading the logs generated by computer programs will be an highly useful.
Who this course is for:
- IT professionals, students, and IT infrastructure management professionals who want a solid grasp of essential Splunk concepts.