Here is what you should know about Splunk!
What is Splunk?
Splunk is the world’s first Data-to-Everything Platform. Now organizations no longer need to worry about where their data is coming from, and they are free to focus on the business outcomes that data can deliver. Innovators in IT, Security, IoT and business operations can now get a complete view of their business in real time, turn data into business outcomes, and embrace technologies that prepare them for a data-driven future.
What Does a Splunk Core Certified User Do?
A Splunk Core Certified User is able to search, use fields, create alerts, use look-ups, and create basic statistical reports and dashboards in either the Splunk Enterprise or Splunk Cloud platforms. This optional entry-level certification demonstrates an individual’s basic ability to navigate and use Splunk software.
Average salary for different splunk job descriptions.
Splunk pays its employees an average of $128,607 a year. Salaries at Splunk range from an average of $85,276 to $181,095 a year. Splunk employees with the job title Software Engineer make the most with an average annual salary of $121,134, while employees with the title Software Engineer make the least with an average annual salary of $121,134.
An Example of Splunk's Operations.
Splunk is a software mainly used for searching, monitoring, and examining machine-generated Big Data through a web-style interface. Splunk performs capturing, indexing, and correlating the real-time data in a searchable container from which it can produce graphs, reports, alerts, dashboards, and visualizations.
Excerpt From Splunk Case Study
Family Search planned to move to a continuous delivery model on AWS to increase business agility and more rapidly deliver features to its patrons. To do so, the company needed a monitoring service that could immediately detect changes across its website properties following the push of a new release. This service needed to support the cultural change to a Dev-Ops deployment model. To meet this need, Family Search chose Splunk Cloud to help analyze logs from all components of its IT environment in real time, without additional developer effort. Leveraging Splunk Cloud, Family Search is now able to identify errors in real time and has successfully moved to continuous delivery with over 900 deploys per day.
The Splunk platform aggregates and analyzes digital exhaust from various sources, including application program interface (API) pulls and log files from applications, servers, mobile devices and websites. Turning machine data into operational intelligence helps Splunk’s customers gain an understanding of what’s happening across their IT systems and technology infrastructure in real-time in order to facilitate data-driven decision management.
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