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  • Splunk Fundamentals
    • Overview
    • A Condensed History of Splunk
    • Why Splunk Can Change Your World
    • The Components of Splunk
    • Installing Splunk and Sample Data
  • Splunk's Configuration
    • Splunk Licensing
    • The Configuration Directory Structure
    • Configuration Layering and Precedence
    • Using btool to Analyze Configurations
  • Splunk In-depth
    • Splunk Indexes
    • The Fishbucket
    • Data Retention Policies
    • User and Authentication Management


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line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>>> What is this product? Why's it? So exciting as we're line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>going to see a couple of guys got together and they addressed line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>need that they saw in it. And that need was simple. line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>They were overwhelmed with logging messages. Everything is line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>logging its health, but they didn't have the time to wade line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>through all those lot messages. So what Splunk is in a nutshell line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>is line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>Marco Ball software package that very efficiently take seen line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>any tax data, line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>any tax data it can be structured. It can be and line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>structured. It doesn't matter. Any text to is what we call line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>ingested into splunk and is indexed. It is then stored is line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>very important read only line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>in the index, but we can manipulate it in any way we line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>want. So that's it. Any tax data for analysis? Well, line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>that is something that I think every corporation or every line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>business could utilize. Yes, even personally we could line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>utilize it. An example I love to give is the popular run line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>tracking apps trauma. Yes. So strong has your data. line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>They can send you your data in tax form and therefore you line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>could bring it into splunk and run your own complex analysis line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>of urine data. line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>>> This is fantastic. And now that I have a kind of a use line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>case as to why I might need it. Let's talk about where this line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>came from and how long he's been around. Yeah, I mentioned. line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>>> 3, Piers, there were 3 co-workers. And again, they line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>were completely overwhelmed with the amount of log line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>information they were trying to maintain and understand. line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>So they invented splunk and we're using it for themselves line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>and sure enough. They formed splunk the company with some line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>venture capital and they were profitable in 2009. Now, line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>I don't know a lot about running a business, but I know line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>that that's pretty quick from the concept to profitability line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>and sure enough that resulted in splunk going public in 2012, line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>not that long ago they took the company public. line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>One of the fascinating things about long can you and I were line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>discussing this before the show line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>splunk has become a common word and the like clean next around line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>the house, right. Technically next line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>in it, we will often say, oh, there's a problem with that line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>system did use Plunkett. It has become that popular of line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>an app. As you can see, 92 of the Fortune 100 here in the line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>United States news Spock. That's an amazing market line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>penetration. So very, very successful product and company line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>and one of the things in its history, more news really made line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>it thrive, I think is something called Splunk base. line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>Let's let's go back to that strong example. Let's say you line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>took all of your run bicycling data and you created these line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>really cool analysis of that data. You can now create an line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>app. line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>Name it whatever you want. Maybe Strom a right for Splunk line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>base and now your app creation is a free download for anyone line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>else interested in using line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>splunk for this trauma data. That is fantastic. I didn't line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>know that was a possibility. Absolutely. I know one of your line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>favorite it topics is a W S. There are dozens of aws apps line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>that people like yourself have developed that are free up and line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>slow pace. line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>>> That is so cool. So there are so many ways that you can line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>utilize splunk. It's not just like one dimensional. line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>>> That's exactly right. In fact, I'm glad you brought line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>that up because a lot of people will say why, Anthony, Okay, line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>where does one fit? And I say everywhere line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>it ops is going to use that devops is good news that line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>security teams are going to use that the counting in finance line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>are going to use that marketing is going to use it line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>every line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>every potential segment of an organization can leverage line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>splunk. line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>>> Well, and it's neat to see that a lot of our big name line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>Cole, corporations and companies find this to be such line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>a valuable product that they're utilizing it. I mean, when we line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>have 92 out of 100 utilizing this, it sounds like a very line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>successful product. line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>>> It is. It is hugely successful and like any hugely line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>successful product, there's a lot of myths and flat out just line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>miss line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>classifications. We're going to cut through all of the myths line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>you might have heard about spot one of the big ones home. line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>Just bring right up in this first episode is that it's line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>outrageously expensive. line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>That's not fair. That's not true. And we will discuss why line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>as we go throughout the show. line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>>> Well, OK, so it it's something that we can see a lot line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>of use cases for. And it's something that is not to break line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>the bank. I'm hearing a lot of pros, a lot of benefits to line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>this. And I'm curious, you know, is they're sick security line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>behind being able to mine data have that. line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>>> Lute Lee. So just think about what this product does. line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>We're going to be taking all of our log information potentially line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>putting in this product. So security, all of the product line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>itself is going to be paramount and we will be discussing that line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>as we go through. line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>>> Well, this is fantastic. I'm so glad that we're having line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>an understanding as to the history of Splunk. Is there line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>anything you want to just leave us with before we wrap up this line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>episode? Well. line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>>> Remember, even though these first 4 episodes will be really line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>focused on the fundamentals, have no fear. We're going to line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>jump in in the very next episode and take a look at this line:-1 <v.Male.spk1 Speaker1>product. line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>>> So it sounds like we're going to spell launc into slug line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>for the role move right there. Thank you. Thank you. All line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>right. Well, do you heard it here first? Don't go anywhere. line:-1 <v.Female.spk2 Speaker2>We've got more episodes right after this.

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