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Splunk Stats Command Example

1. Introduction Splunk is software for searching, monitoring, and analyzing machine-generated data. Analyzing data relies on mathematical statistics data. Splunk provides a transforming stats command to calculate statistical data from events. In this example, I will demonstrate how to use the stats command to calculate the sum and average and find the minimum and maximum values from the events. 2. Technologies ...

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Splunk Calculated Fields Example

In this article we are going to show a Splunk Calculated Fields Example. 1. Introduction Splunk is software for searching, monitoring, and analyzing machine-generated data. Calculated fields are fields added to events at search time. In this example, I will demonstrate: How to add a calculated field via web interfaceHow to add a calculated field via the eval commandHow to manage ...

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Splunk Basic Charts Example

In this example, I will show how to create and manage basic charts via Splunk web interface and chart command. 1. Introduction A chart is a graphical representation of a statistical data with symbols like a line, bar, or area. It has two scaled axes. Here are three basic chart types: Bar chart – uses bar length to represent the ...

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Splunk Dashboards Example

In this article, we will explain Dashboards in Splunk. 1. Introduction Splunk is software for searching, monitoring, and analyzing machine-generated data. It provides a web interface to create dashboards. In this example, I will demonstrate: How to create a dashboard from scratchHow to create a dashboard from a search resultHow to create a dashboard from a reportHow to create a ...

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Splunk Search Language Example

1. Introduction Splunk Search Processing Language (SPL) is a query language designed by Splunk which provides search commands with associated functions, arguments, and clauses to search, filter, modify, manipulate, insert, and delete data. The SPL syntax is similar to UNIX pipeline and SQL. In this example, I will show how to use SPL to: Search raw events with search termsTransform ...

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Splunk Time Range Search Example

1. Introduction Most data source event contains a timestamp. If the event doesn’t include a timestamp, then Splunk applies a timestamp to the event during the indexing process. It’s very helpful to search event based on a time range. In this example, I will demonstrate several ways to search based on a time range: With build-in time range pickerAdd a ...

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Splunk Reports Example

In this article, we are going to explain Splunk Reports through examples. 1. Introduction Splunk is software for searching, monitoring, and analyzing machine-generated data. It provides a web interface to generate reports from the searching results. In this example, I will demonstrate: How to create a reportHow to edit a reportHow to delete a report 2. Technologies Used The example ...

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Splunk Basic Search Example

1. Introduction Splunk Web Interface provides typeahead, context-aware, time range picker, and search history to assist searching. In this example, I will show three types of basic searches. via the Web Interfacewith Search Processing Languagefrom Extracted Fields 2. Technologies Used The example in this article was built and run using: Docker 19.03.8Splunk 8.1.1Google Chrome 87.0.4280.88 Please reference my other article ...

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The Splunk Web Interface

This is an article about the Splunk Web Interface. 1. Introduction Splunk is a software for searching, monitoring, and analyzing machine generated data. It provides a web interface which can import data from various sources, search events, and generate graphs and reports from the searching results. In this example, I will demonstrate: Install Splunk in a docker containerUpload a data ...

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Big Data Pipeline Tutorial

In this post, we feature a comprehensive tutorial on Big Data Pipeline. 1. Big Data Pipeline – Background Hadoop is an open source data analytics platform that addresses the reliable storage and processing of big data. Hadoop is suitable for handling unstructured data, including the basic components of HDFS and MapReduce. What is HDFS? HDFS provides a flexible data storage ...

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