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Splunk 7 essentials : demystify machine data by leveraging datasets, building reports, and sharing powerful insights

Author: J-P Contreras; Betsy Page Sigman; Erickson Delgado
Publisher: Birmingham, UK : Packt Publishing, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Transform machine data into powerful analytical intelligence using Splunk Key Features Analyze and visualize machine data to step into the world of Splunk! Leverage the exceptional analysis and visualization capabilities to make informed decisions for your business This easy-to-follow, practical book can be used by anyone - even if you have never managed data before Book Description Splunk is a search, reporting,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J-P Contreras; Betsy Page Sigman; Erickson Delgado
ISBN: 9781788830126 1788830121
OCLC Number: 1033544459
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright and Credits; Packt Upsell; Contributors; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Splunk --
Getting Started; Your Splunk account; Obtaining a Splunk account; Installing Splunk on Windows; Installing Splunk on Linux; Logging in for the first time; Running a simple search; Creating a Splunk app; Populating data with Eventgen; Using the CLI to configure Eventgen; Installing the Eventgen add-on (Windows and Linux); Controlling Splunk; Configuring Eventgen; Viewing the Destinations app; Creating your first dashboard; Summary; Chapter 2: Bringing in Data. Splunk and big dataStreaming data; Analytical data latency; Sparseness of data; Splunk data sources; Machine data; Web logs; Data files; Social media data; Relational database data; Other data types; Creating indexes; Buckets; Log files as data input; Splunk events and fields; Extracting new fields; Summary; Chapter 3: Search Processing Language; Anatomy of a search; Search pipeline; Time modifiers; Filtering search results; Search command --
stats; Search command --
top/rare; Search commands --
chart and timechart; Search command --
eval; Search command --
rex; Summary. Chapter 4: Reporting, Alerts, and Search OptimizationData classification with Event Types; Data normalization with Tags; Data enrichment with Lookups; Creating and scheduling reports; Creating alerts; Search and Report acceleration; Scheduling options; Summary indexing; Summary; Chapter 5: Dynamic Dashboarding; Creating effective dashboards; Types of dashboards; Gathering business requirements; Dynamic form-based dashboard; Creating a Status Distribution panel; Creating the Status Types Over Time panel; Creating the Hits vs Response Time panel; Arrange the dashboard; Panel options. Pie chart --
Status DistributionStacked area chart --
Status Types Over Time; Column with overlay combination chart --
Hits vs Response Time; Form inputs; Creating a time range input; Creating a radio input; Creating a drop-down input; Static real-time dashboard; Single-value panels with color ranges; Creating panels by cloning; Single-value panels with trends; Real-time column charts with line overlays; Creating a choropleth map; Summary; Chapter 6: Data Models and Pivot; Creating a data model; Adding attributes to objects; Creating child objects. Creating an attribute based on a regular expressionData model acceleration; The Pivot editor; Creating a Pivot and a chart; Creating an area chart; Creating a pie chart; Single value with trending sparkline; Rearranging your dashboard; Summary; Chapter 7: HTTP Event Collector; What is the HEC?; How does the HEC work?; How data flows to the HEC; Logging data; Using a token with data; Sending out the data request; Verifying the token; Indexing the data; Enabling the HEC; Generating an HEC authentication token; Seeing the HEC in action with cURL; Indexer acknowledgement; Summary.
Other Titles: Splunk seven essentials
Responsibility: J-P Contreras, Erickson Delgado, Betsy Page Sigman.

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This book will uncover the new features in Splunk 7 along with the best practices. You will learn to build navigable search operations, perform intuitive statistical analysis and design visually  Read more...

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