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Mar 17, 2023   |  By Blessing Onyegbula
DevOps teams combine development and operations to boost productivity at work. For this to happen, the professionals must possess the right skills, knowledge of the right tools and the DevOps mindset. This makes it an interesting department to work in as, over time, you’ll be able to build a portfolio of soft and hard skills that will be useful in different spaces.
Mar 17, 2023   |  By Shanika Wickramasinghe
A data lakehouse is a modern data architecture. It is popular among many organizations that incorporate the features of both data lakes and data warehouses. The features of a data lakehouse make it ideal for a range of data analytics use cases. This article explains data lakehouses, including how they emerged, how they shape up versus data lakes and data warehouses, their architecture, and finally, the pros and cons of using a data lakehouse.
Mar 17, 2023   |  By Jennifer Swallow
You know that the Splunk platform is the ultimate tool to help advance your business on the path to resilience. You want to use it to see across hybrid environments, overcome alert fatigue, and get ahead of issues. You could be just starting out in your security journey and want to build an essential security foundation or if you're starting out in observability, you might want to accelerate your troubleshooting. You might be working in retail, telecommunications, or the public sector.
Mar 14, 2023   |  By Greg Ainslie-Malik
As Gaurav described in his retail predictions blog, the impact of AI and automation on the retail industry should not be underestimated. The compound effects of improvements in technology and labour shortages have created an ideal scenario for innovation. Here we will take a deeper look into some of the AI and automation use cases that we have seen in retail and outline some of the areas of focus to help you get started.
Mar 13, 2023   |  By Chrissy Kidd
Audit logs, or audit trails, answer a simple question: who did what, where and when? So, in this article, we’ll answer our own simple question: How can you use audit logs, and what use cases do audit logs best support?
Mar 10, 2023   |  By Chrissy Kidd
Log aggregation is the process of consolidating log data from all sources — network nodes, microservices and application components — into a unified centralized repository. It is an important function of the continuous and end-to-end log management process where log aggregation is followed by log analysis, reporting and disposal. In this article, let’s take a look at the process of log aggregation as well as the benefits.
Mar 7, 2023   |  By Laiba Siddiqui
Imagine that a critical incident — a major outage, cyberattack or disaster — occurs out of nowhere in your company. In such a case, you'll try to minimize the damage and get back to normal operations as quickly as possible. But how will you do that? You've no idea how to manage such incidents. This is where incident commanders come in. They're trained professionals who lead the response to critical incidents.
Mar 3, 2023   |  By Stephen Watts
In the world of software engineering, monitoring and logging are two essential processes that help developers keep track of the performance and behavior of their applications. To facilitate this process, several logging formats have been developed over the years, including the Common Event Format (CEF). In this blog post, we will take a closer look at what the Common Event Format is, how it works, and why it is important.
Mar 2, 2023   |  By Muhammad Raza
Data analytics refers to the discovery, management and communication of meaningful insights from historical information to drive business processes and improve decision making. The process involves: So, let's take a look at data analytics today, specifically the 4 types you need and what they'll tell you about your organization.
Mar 1, 2023   |  By Chrissy Kidd
Systems going down because of an unforeseen incident? Got problems with your app or website? Is your audience missing out on products and services because your load times are too slow? Then monitoring and observability (and telemetry) should be of interest to you! In this long article, we’re covering everything! I’ll start with the concepts and how they work.
Mar 7, 2023   |  By Splunk
Digital technology drives progress. But along with the power it brings comes the vulnerability to an ever increasing number of threats. That’s why our purpose is to build a safer and more resilient digital world.
Feb 17, 2023   |  By Splunk
Welcome to the final stop of your cloud migration journey. Splunk is here to make your validation process hassle-free by providing you with the tools and resources you need to perform both system and user acceptance testing.
Feb 15, 2023   |  By Splunk
Part of the Splunk Observability Cloud, Splunk Incident Intelligence helps connect on-call DevOps teams to the actionable data they need to diagnose, remediate, and restore services faster.
Feb 10, 2023   |  By Splunk
Learn how the Cloud Monitoring Console (CMC) gives you the power and flexibility to fine tune your workloads so that you can get the most out of your Splunk investment.
Jan 27, 2023   |  By Splunk
This video provides an overview of Splunk Log Observer. See use cases for Splunk Log Observer, and how to send log data to Splunk Log Observer. Learn Log Observer concepts such as filtering and browsing log messages, finding trends in log data through aggregation functions, and facilitating team collaboration through saved queries. See examples of how to navigate Splunk Log Observer and how to use Log Observer for root cause analysis.
Jan 17, 2023   |  By Splunk
A 30-second overview describing Observability and its function.
Jan 17, 2023   |  By Splunk
A 30-second overview describing Observability and its function.
Jan 12, 2023   |  By Splunk
Want a truly unified view of your data across disparate data sources, including between cloud and on-premise environments? Learn how to set up Federated Search for Splunk Platform in four simple steps.
Dec 20, 2022   |  By Splunk
A 30-second overview describing OpenTelemetry and its function.
Dec 19, 2022   |  By Splunk
OpenTelemetry expands observability to help you achieve business goals.
Nov 16, 2018   |  By Splunk
Gaining insights from your data requires more than collecting and analyzing metrics and logs. With the acceleration of customer and business demands, site reliability engineers and IT Ops analysts now require operational visibility into their entire architecture, something that traditional APM tools, dev logging tools, and SRE tools aren't equipped to provide. Observability enables you to inspect and understand your IT stack; but what is it, and how does it differ from IT monitoring?
Oct 21, 2018   |  By Splunk
The hype around artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) has exploded, sometimes overshadowing the real uses and innovations happening everyday at organizations across the globe. The reality is that applying AI and ML to data-dependent challenges presents opportunity for better security, faster innovation and overall improved efficiency.
Oct 21, 2018   |  By Splunk
Imagine a world where incident alerts arrive 30 minutes before problems even begin - you'd actually have the power to prevent outages and deliver a truly seamless experience to your customers. Sound impossible? Think again - the right AIOps (Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations) solution can help you maintain uptime, reduce manual incident-management tasks and increase productivity.
Oct 1, 2018   |  By Splunk
At Splunk, we make it easy for our customers to turn mountains of machine data in their Amazon Web Services (AWS) and hybrid environments into valuable business, operational and security insights that improve their businesses.
Oct 1, 2018   |  By Splunk
Most IT organizations have adopted event management as a central practice to help find and fix what's broken, but today's tools focus on managing the volume of events-they do not deliver service context. Without context, you are ill-equipped to focus on the right problem at the right time. What you need is something different-something that makes IT events less eventful and more insightful-and now, you can finally do it!
Sep 1, 2018   |  By Splunk
From protecting customer experience to preserving lines of revenue, IT operations teams are faced with increasingly complex responsibilities while being required to prevent outages that could harm the organization. Splunk IT Service Intelligence (ITSI) utilizes AI powered by machine learning to deliver a predictive IT and ensure optimal application performance and quality.
Sep 1, 2018   |  By Splunk
The financial services industry has unique challenges that often prevent it from achieving its strategic goals. The keys to solving these issues are hidden in machine data-the largest category of big data-which is both untapped and full of potential.
Aug 1, 2018   |  By Splunk
Splunk is probably the single most powerful tool for searching and exploring data you will ever encounter. Exploring Splunk provides an introduction to Splunk -- a basic understanding of Splunk's most important parts, combined with solutions to real-world problems.
Aug 1, 2018   |  By Splunk
Let's face it - the struggle to monitor basic server metrics in modern hybrid infrastructures is real. But deploying and maintaining monitoring tools doesn't have to be a major headache. Splunk Insights for Infrastructure can help your team index both Linux and AWS data, enabling them to quickly identify and remediate the root cause of problems.
Jul 1, 2018   |  By Splunk
Digital transformation has led to complex environments that continuously generate new data. As a result, organizations are left unsure about how to best use their data to foster growth and edge out the competition. It's not enough to just have mountains of data, it needs to be analyzed and made sense of in a way that best suits the business.

Splunk produces software for searching, monitoring, and analyzing machine-generated big data, via a Web-style interface.

Splunk turns machine data into answers. Regardless of your organization’s size and industry, Splunk can give you the answers you need to solve your toughest IT, security and business challenges—with the option to deploy on-premises, in the cloud or via a hybrid approach.

Work the Way Your Data Works:

  • Real-Time: Splunk gives you the real-time answers you need to meet customer expectations and business goals.
  • Machine Data: Use Splunk to connect your machine data and gain insights into opportunities and risks for your business.
  • Scale: Splunk scales to meet modern data needs — embrace the complexity, get the answers.
  • AI and Machine Learning: Leverage artificial intelligence (AI) powered by machine learning for actionable and predictive insights.

Any Question. Any Data. One Splunk.