36.00 Hours Required

Splunk is a software that helps analysts, operators, programmers and others explore many types of data, including raw machine data. It is an extremely powerful tool that allows organizations to collect, search, explore, analyze and visualize data of all types. It’s a secure way to examine the enormous streams of machine data produced by technology, infrastructure, and IT systems, regardless if the systems are virtual, physical, or in the cloud.

Splunk Essentials I:
Splunk Essentials I is a practical and quick introduction to Splunk that shows students how to collect and analyze their data as well as how to make reports and gain insights from that data. The course starts with an introduction to Splunk Enterprise Software and its capabilities. The course then follows with how to bring in data, which explains indexing and searching in Splunk as well as other data concepts.  The Search Processing Language (SPL) is then covered in detail, as well as Data Models and Pivots using Splunk, data optimization and search acceleration, and how to create Reports, Alerts and Dashboards.

Splunk Essentials II:
Splunk Essentials II is the continuation of Splunk Essentials (BID600) and builds on the skills learned in Splunk Essentials. In Splunk Essentials II students expand their search knowledge creating efficient and effective searches for their organization. Student also build on their Splunk dashboard knowledge: creating, deploying and mastering all aspects of Splunk dashboards. Other topics include Splunk Advanced Searches, Extending Searches with tags, event types, lookups, macros and workflow actions, Working with Apps, Splunk Configuration, Extending Splunk with scripts and the Machine Learning Toolkit.

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