Tag Archives: splunk

Puppet & Splunk FTW

Puppet recently announced the release of a brand new app called “Puppet Enterprise App for Splunk”: https://splunkbase.splunk.com/app/3100 The app is currently certified for Splunk >= 6.3.0, and I successfully deployed…

The Official Way To Comment Splunk SPL

Over the years, I’ve written some crazy long searches in Splunk. When searches get to 30-40 lines, its a really good idea to comment it, so that when it comes…

Lifting The Lid On SQL Server Performance Using Splunk

Let’s face it. Databases are still key in today’s enterprise environments. They also tend to be complex and therefore the most misunderstood component of the application stack, resulting in databases…

What The Splunk?

Splunk is a flexible and powerful data analytics platform. While the capabilities it provides are many, the learning curve can be quite steep and mastering Splunk can be a little…

Splunk vs. Open Source

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. “I’m Luke Skywalker, I’m here to rescue you.” As a Splunk (Consultant|Ninja|Jedi), I often get asked the following question, “Why…

Got Storage? Splunk It

Data Storage Infrastructure: The Bedrock Of Today’s Infrastructure Data storage requirements are growing. Recent Gartner estimates put this growth rate at 800% over the next 5 years for the average…

K1 + Datalicious + Splunk = Awesome Customer Analytics

Having been a user of Splunk for a number of years now, I have seen first hand the amazing things that can be done with infrastructure and operations data. However,…

Datalicious and K1 Launch OptimaHub

Christian Bartens of Datalicious and Ross Ogilvie from k1 are currently attending the Splunk APAC Summit on Sanya island in China. The Datalicious and k1 joint offering has been confirmed…