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Splunk Boot Camp

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2 Days Live Online
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ASPE is an IIBA Endorsed Education Provider of business analysis training. Select Project Delivery courses offer IIBA continuing development units (CDU) in accordance with IIBA standards.


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In the past, when something bad happened to an application, IT ops folks used to log in to the servers to scratch some logs and try to understand what was going on. But in today’s world, that’s not how things are done. Now there are tools that will help you not just to collect logs and other data from systems but also to help you understand the data. Empowered by that data, you’ll be able to analyze, troubleshoot, and—most importantly—make better decisions on how to fix problems in applications.

Splunk is one of the first platforms to help make sense of log data. Splunk is not just a tool for IT Ops. It’s a tool for developers. In fact, it’s a tool for everyone who’s interested in using the power of data. There are a lot of use cases for Splunk, but first, you need to learn what it’s capable of and how to get the most of it.

If you have concerns about security and compliance, don’t worry. You can still be compliant while making life easier with Splunk. You’ll just need to give everyone visibility on what’s happening with your applications in real time or for analysis purposes. And yes—you can do all of this without giving people access to the servers.

Splunk is playing a big role in how organizations make better decisions with meaningful data. Let’s take advantage of it.

Looking to solve a particular issue with Splunk, or need learning targeted to your unique team environment? Have a learning advisor contact you or request more information about our onsite services and learn how we can deliver you customized Splunk training at a discounted rate.

Upcoming Dates and Locations
All Live Online times are listed in Eastern Time Guaranteed To Run
Jan 28, 2019 – Jan 29, 2019    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Feb 25, 2019 – Feb 26, 2019    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Mar 25, 2019 – Mar 26, 2019    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Apr 29, 2019 – Apr 30, 2019    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
May 28, 2019 – May 29, 2019    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Jun 24, 2019 – Jun 25, 2019    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Jul 29, 2019 – Jul 30, 2019    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Aug 26, 2019 – Aug 27, 2019    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Sep 30, 2019 – Oct 1, 2019    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Oct 28, 2019 – Oct 29, 2019    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Nov 25, 2019 – Nov 26, 2019    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Dec 16, 2019 – Dec 17, 2019    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Course Outline

Part 1: Introduction to Splunk

  1. What’s Splunk?
  2. Authentication Methods
  3. Access Controls & Users
  4. Products, Licensing, and Costs
  5. Quick Tour Guide: User Interface
  6. Exercise: Lab Environment and Configuration

Part 2: Application Types with Splunk

  1. Security Information and Event Management (SEIM)
  2. Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations (AIOps)
  3. Application Log Management
  4. Machine Learning
  5. Compliance

Part 3: Splunk Architecture(s)

  1. Forwarders
  2. Indexes
  3. Search Head

Part 4: Indexes

  1. What are Indexes?
  2. What are Indexers?
  3. How Does it Work?
  4. Configuration
  5. Exercise: Indexes and Indexers in Practice

Part 5: Getting Data Into Splunk

  1. What are Forwarders?
  2. Getting Data into Indexer
    • Files
    • Networking
    • Others
  3. Different Configuration Types
  4. Exercise: Configuring a Forwarder

Part 6: Searches

  1. Creating Searches
  2. Refine Searches
  3. Save Searches
  4. Search Language
  5. Optimizing Searches
  6. Exercise: Creating Searches

Part 7: Dashboards and Visualizations

  1. Visualization Types
  2. Exercise: How to Create a Dashboard

Part 8: Alerts and Scheduled Reports

  1. What are Alerts?
  2. Exercise: Configuring Alerts
  3. What are Schedule Reports?
  4. Creating Reports with Dashboards
  5. Exercise: Configuring Scheduled Reports

Part 9: Apps and Add-Ons

  1. Architecture
  2. Installation and Configuration
  3. App Deployment
  4. Exercise: Integrating Apps and Add-Ons

Part 10: Splunk Administration

  1. Installation
  2. Configuration
  3. Administration
  4. Exercise: Install and Configure on Virtual Machines
  5. Exercise: Install and Configure Using Containers

Part 11: Putting All Pieces Together

Exercise: Sending Nginx logs to Splunk to be notified with alerts and get some visibility by using Dashboards. Simulate problems in the application and troubleshoot using Searches.

Who should attend

This Splunk training course is exercise-intensive and is designed for individuals looking to develop a deeper understanding of the tool. Individuals with the following titles will find this course beneficial: 

  • Developers
  • Testers and QA teams
  • Release engineers
  • IT operations staff
  • DevOps practitioners
  • DBAs and data engineering teams
  • Security Managers
  • Security Administrators
  • Senior Business Intelligence Architects and Consultants
  • Senior Business Analysts
  • Anyone responsible for implementing BI

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