Splunk Essentials

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Splunk Essentials

Author: Betsy Page Sigman,Erickson Delgado

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785882139

Category: Computers

Page: 236

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A fast-paced and practical guide to demystifying big data and transforming it into operational intelligence About This Book Want to get started with Splunk to analyze and visualize machine data? Open this book and step into the world of Splunk. Leverage the exceptional analysis and visualization capabilities to make informed decisions for your business This easy-to-follow, practical book can be used by anyone, even if you have never managed any data before Who This Book Is For This book will be perfect for you if you are a Software engineer or developer or System administrators or Business analyst who seek to correlate machine data with business metrics and provide intuitive real-time and statistical visualizations. Some knowledge or experience of previous versions of Splunk will be helpful but not essential. What You Will Learn Install and configure Splunk Gather data from different sources, isolate them by indexes, classify them into source types, and tag them with the essential fields Be comfortable with the Search Processing Language and get to know the best practices in writing search queries Create stunning and powerful dashboards Be proactive by implementing alerts and scheduled reports Use the Splunk SDK and integrate Splunk data into other applications Implement the best practices in using Splunk. In Detail Splunk is a search, analysis, and reporting platform for machine data, which has a high adoption on the market. More and more organizations want to adopt Splunk to use their data to make informed decisions. This book is for anyone who wants to manage data with Splunk. You'll start with very basics of Splunk— installing Splunk—and then move on to searching machine data with Splunk. You will gather data from different sources, isolate them by indexes, classify them into source types, and tag them with the essential fields. After this, you will learn to create various reports, XML forms, and alerts. You will then continue using the Pivot Model to transform the data models into visualization. You will also explore visualization with D3 in Splunk. Finally you'll be provided with some real-world best practices in using Splunk. Style and approach This fast-paced, example-rich guide will help you analyze and visualize machine data with Splunk through simple, practical instructions.
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Splunk Operational Intelligence Cookbook

Over 80 recipes for transforming your data into business-critical insights using Splunk, 3rd Edition

Author: Derek Mock,Josh Diakun,Paul R Johnson

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788833082

Category: Computers

Page: 541

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Leverage Splunk's operational intelligence capabilities to unlock new hidden business insights and drive success Key Features Tackle any problems related to searching and analyzing your data with Splunk Get the latest information and business insights on Splunk 7.x Explore the all new machine learning toolkit in Splunk 7.x Book Description Splunk makes it easy for you to take control of your data, and with Splunk Operational Cookbook, you can be confident that you are taking advantage of the Big Data revolution and driving your business with the cutting edge of operational intelligence and business analytics. With more than 80 recipes that demonstrate all of Splunk’s features, not only will you find quick solutions to common problems, but you’ll also learn a wide range of strategies and uncover new ideas that will make you rethink what operational intelligence means to you and your organization. You’ll discover recipes on data processing, searching and reporting, dashboards, and visualizations to make data shareable, communicable, and most importantly meaningful. You’ll also find step-by-step demonstrations that walk you through building an operational intelligence application containing vital features essential to understanding data and to help you successfully integrate a data-driven way of thinking in your organization. Throughout the book, you’ll dive deeper into Splunk, explore data models and pivots to extend your intelligence capabilities, and perform advanced searching with machine learning to explore your data in even more sophisticated ways. Splunk is changing the business landscape, so make sure you’re taking advantage of it. What you will learn Learn how to use Splunk to gather, analyze, and report on data Create dashboards and visualizations that make data meaningful Build an intelligent application with extensive functionalities Enrich operational data with lookups and workflows Model and accelerate data and perform pivot-based reporting Apply ML algorithms for forecasting and anomaly detection Summarize data for long term trending, reporting, and analysis Integrate advanced JavaScript charts and leverage Splunk's API Who this book is for This book is intended for data professionals who are looking to leverage the Splunk Enterprise platform as a valuable operational intelligence tool. The recipes provided in this book will appeal to individuals from all facets of business, IT, security, product, marketing, and many more! Even the existing users of Splunk who want to upgrade and get up and running with Splunk 7.x will find this book to be of great value.
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Big Data Analytics Using Splunk

Deriving Operational Intelligence from Social Media, Machine Data, Existing Data Warehouses, and Other Real-Time Streaming Sources

Author: Peter Zadrozny,Raghu Kodali

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430257628

Category: Computers

Page: 376

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Big Data Analytics Using Splunk is a hands-on book showing how to process and derive business value from big data in real time. Examples in the book draw from social media sources such as Twitter (tweets) and Foursquare (check-ins). You also learn to draw from machine data, enabling you to analyze, say, web server log files and patterns of user access in real time, as the access is occurring. Gone are the days when you need be caught out by shifting public opinion or sudden changes in customer behavior. Splunk’s easy to use engine helps you recognize and react in real time, as events are occurring. Splunk is a powerful, yet simple analytical tool fast gaining traction in the fields of big data and operational intelligence. Using Splunk, you can monitor data in real time, or mine your data after the fact. Splunk’s stunning visualizations aid in locating the needle of value in a haystack of a data. Geolocation support spreads your data across a map, allowing you to drill down to geographic areas of interest. Alerts can run in the background and trigger to warn you of shifts or events as they are taking place. With Splunk you can immediately recognize and react to changing trends and shifting public opinion as expressed through social media, and to new patterns of eCommerce and customer behavior. The ability to immediately recognize and react to changing trends provides a tremendous advantage in today’s fast-paced world of Internet business. Big Data Analytics Using Splunk opens the door to an exciting world of real-time operational intelligence. Built around hands-on projects Shows how to mine social media Opens the door to real-time operational intelligence
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Exploring Splunk

Splunk Primer and the Search Processing Language

Author: David Carasso

Publisher: Cito Research

ISBN: 9780982550670

Category: Computers

Page: 168

View: 5791

Big data has incredible business value, and Splunk is the best tool for unlocking that value. Exploring Splunk shows you how to pinpoint answers and find patterns obscured by the flood of machinegenerated data. This book uses an engaging, visual presentation style that quickly familiarizes you with how to use Splunk. You'll move from mastering Splunk basics to creatively solving real-world problems, finding the gems hidden in big data.
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Splunk Developer's Guide

Author: Kyle Smith

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785883550

Category: Computers

Page: 190

View: 2020

Learn the A to Z of building excellent Splunk applications with the latest techniques using this comprehensive guide About This Book This is the most up-to-date book on Splunk 6.3 for developers Get ahead of being just a Splunk user and start creating custom Splunk applications as per your needs Your one-stop-solution to Splunk application development Who This Book Is For This book is for those who have some familiarity with Splunk and now want to learn how to develop an efficient Splunk application. Previous experience with Splunk, writing searches, and designing basic dashboards is expected. What You Will Learn Implement a Modular Input and a custom D3 data visualization Create a directory structure and set view permissions Create a search view and a dashboard view using advanced XML modules Enhance your application using eventtypes, tags, and macros Package a Splunk application using best practices Publish a Splunk application to the Splunk community In Detail Splunk provides a platform that allows you to search data stored on a machine, analyze it, and visualize the analyzed data to make informed decisions. The adoption of Splunk in enterprises is huge, and it has a wide range of customers right from Adobe to Dominos. Using the Splunk platform as a user is one thing, but customizing this platform and creating applications specific to your needs takes more than basic knowledge of the platform. This book will dive into developing Splunk applications that cater to your needs of making sense of data and will let you visualize this data with the help of stunning dashboards. This book includes everything on developing a full-fledged Splunk application right from designing to implementing to publishing. We will design the fundamentals to build a Splunk application and then move on to creating one. During the course of the book, we will cover application data, objects, permissions, and more. After this, we will show you how to enhance the application, including branding, workflows, and enriched data. Views, dashboards, and web frameworks are also covered. This book will showcase everything new in the latest version of Splunk including the latest data models, alert actions, XML forms, various dashboard enhancements, and visualization options (with D3). Finally, we take a look at the latest Splunk cloud applications, advanced integrations, and development as per the latest release. Style and approach This book is an easy-to-follow guide with lots of tips and tricks to help you master all the concepts necessary to develop and deploy your Splunk applications.
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Splunk Best Practices

Author: Travis Marlette

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785289411

Category: Computers

Page: 244

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Design, implement, and publish custom Splunk applications by following best practices About This Book This is the most up-to-date guide on the market and will help you finish your tasks faster, easier, and more efficiently. Highly practical guide that addresses common and not-so-common pain points in Splunk. Want to explore shortcuts to perform tasks more efficiently with Splunk? This is the book for you! Who This Book Is For This book is for administrators, developers, and search ninjas who have been using Splunk for some time. A comprehensive coverage makes this book great for Splunk veterans and newbies alike. What You Will Learn Use Splunk effectively to gather, analyze, and report on operational data throughout your environment Expedite your reporting, and be empowered to present data in a meaningful way Create robust searches, reports, and charts using Splunk Modularize your programs for better reusability. Build your own Splunk apps and learn why they are important Learn how to integrate with enterprise systems Summarize data for longer term trending, reporting, and analysis In Detail This book will give you an edge over others through insights that will help you in day-to-day instances. When you're working with data from various sources in Splunk and performing analysis on this data, it can be a bit tricky. With this book, you will learn the best practices of working with Splunk. You'll learn about tools and techniques that will ease your life with Splunk, and will ultimately save you time. In some cases, it will adjust your thinking of what Splunk is, and what it can and cannot do. To start with, you'll get to know the best practices to get data into Splunk, analyze data, and package apps for distribution. Next, you'll discover the best practices in logging, operations, knowledge management, searching, and reporting. To finish off, we will teach you how to troubleshoot Splunk searches, as well as deployment, testing, and development with Splunk. Style and approach If you're stuck or want to find a better way to work with Splunk environment, this book will come handy. This easy-to-follow, insightful book contains step-by-step instructions and examples and scenarios that you will connect to.
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Splunk: Enterprise Operational Intelligence Delivered

Author: Betsy Page Sigman,Erickson Delgado,Josh Diakun,Paul R Johnson,Derek Mock,Ashish Kumar Tulsiram Yadav

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787280918

Category: Computers

Page: 962

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Demystify Big Data and discover how to bring operational intelligence to your data to revolutionize your work About This Book Get maximum use out of your data with Splunk's exceptional analysis and visualization capabilities Analyze and understand your operational data skillfully using this end-to-end course Full coverage of high-level Splunk techniques such as advanced searches, manipulations, and visualization Who This Book Is For This course is for software developers who wish to use Splunk for operational intelligence to make sense of their machine data. The content in this course will appeal to individuals from all facets of business, IT, security, product, marketing, and many more What You Will Learn Install and configure the latest version of Splunk. Use Splunk to gather, analyze, and report data Create Dashboards and Visualizations that make data meaningful Model and accelerate data and perform pivot-based reporting Integrate advanced JavaScript charts and leverage Splunk's APIs Develop and Manage apps in Splunk Integrate Splunk with R and Tableau using SDKs In Detail Splunk is an extremely powerful tool for searching, exploring, and visualizing data of all types. Splunk is becoming increasingly popular, as more and more businesses, both large and small, discover its ease and usefulness. Analysts, managers, students, and others can quickly learn how to use the data from their systems, networks, web traffic, and social media to make attractive and informative reports. This course will teach everything right from installing and configuring Splunk. The first module is for anyone who wants to manage data with Splunk. You'll start with very basics of Splunk— installing Splunk— before then moving on to searching machine data with Splunk. You will gather data from different sources, isolate them by indexes, classify them into source types, and tag them with the essential fields. With more than 70 recipes on hand in the second module that demonstrate all of Splunk's features, not only will you find quick solutions to common problems, but you'll also learn a wide range of strategies and uncover new ideas that will make you rethink what operational intelligence means to you and your organization. Dive deep into Splunk to find the most efficient solution to your data problems in the third module. Create the robust Splunk solutions you need to make informed decisions in big data machine analytics. From visualizations to enterprise integration, this well-organized high level guide has everything you need for Splunk mastery. This learning path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer into one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products: Splunk Essentials - Second Edition Splunk Operational Intelligence Cookbook - Second Edition Advanced Splunk Style and approach Packed with several step by step tutorials and a wide range of techniques to take advantage of Splunk and its wide range of capabilities to deliver operational intelligence within your enterpise
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Advanced Splunk

Author: Ashish Kumar Tulsiram Yadav

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785881213

Category: Computers

Page: 348

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Master the art of getting the maximum out of your machine data using Splunk About This Book A practical and comprehensive guide to the advanced functions of Splunk,, including the new features of Splunk 6.3 Develop and manage your own Splunk apps for greater insight from your machine data Full coverage of high-level Splunk techniques including advanced searches, manipulations, and visualization Who This Book Is For This book is for Splunk developers looking to learn advanced strategies to deal with big data from an enterprise architectural perspective. It is expected that readers have a basic understanding and knowledge of using Splunk Enterprise. What You Will Learn Find out how to develop and manage apps in Splunk Work with important search commands to perform data analytics on uploaded data Create visualizations in Splunk Explore tweaking Splunk Integrate Splunk with any pre-existing application to perform data crunching efficiently and in real time Make your big data speak with analytics and visualizations using Splunk Use SDK and Enterprise integration with tools such as R and Tableau In Detail Master the power of Splunk and learn the advanced strategies to get the most out of your machine data with this practical advanced guide. Make sense of the hidden data of your organization – the insight of your servers, devices, logs, traffic and clouds. Advanced Splunk shows you how. Dive deep into Splunk to find the most efficient solution to your data problems. Create the robust Splunk solutions you need to make informed decisions in big data machine analytics. From visualizations to enterprise integration, this well-organized high level guide has everything you need for Splunk mastery. Start with a complete overview of all the new features and advantages of the latest version of Splunk and the Splunk Environment. Go hands on with uploading data, search commands for basic and advanced analytics, advanced visualization techniques, and dashboard customizing. Discover how to tweak Splunk to your needs, and get a complete on Enterprise Integration of Splunk with various analytics and visualization tools. Finally, discover how to set up and use all the new features of the latest version of Splunk. Style and approach This book follows a step by step approach. Every new concept is built on top of its previous chapter, and it is full of examples and practical scenarios to help the reader experiment as they read.
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Implementing Splunk 7, Third Edition

Effective operational intelligence to transform machine-generated data into valuable business insight, 3rd Edition

Author: James D. Miller

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788830504

Category: Computers

Page: 576

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A comprehensive guide to making machine data accessible across the organization using advanced dashboards Key Features Enrich machine-generated data and transform it into useful, meaningful insights Perform search operations and configurations, build dashboards, and manage logs Extend Splunk services with scripts and advanced configurations to process optimal results Book Description Splunk is the leading platform that fosters an efficient methodology and delivers ways to search, monitor, and analyze growing amounts of big data. This book will allow you to implement new services and utilize them to quickly and efficiently process machine-generated big data. We introduce you to all the new features, improvements, and offerings of Splunk 7. We cover the new modules of Splunk: Splunk Cloud and the Machine Learning Toolkit to ease data usage. Furthermore, you will learn to use search terms effectively with Boolean and grouping operators. You will learn not only how to modify your search to make your searches fast but also how to use wildcards efficiently. Later you will learn how to use stats to aggregate values, a chart to turn data, and a time chart to show values over time; you'll also work with fields and chart enhancements and learn how to create a data model with faster data model acceleration. Once this is done, you will learn about XML Dashboards, working with apps, building advanced dashboards, configuring and extending Splunk, advanced deployments, and more. Finally, we teach you how to use the Machine Learning Toolkit and best practices and tips to help you implement Splunk services effectively and efficiently. By the end of this book, you will have learned about the Splunk software as a whole and implemented Splunk services in your tasks at projects What you will learn Focus on the new features of the latest version of Splunk Enterprise 7 Master the new offerings in Splunk: Splunk Cloud and the Machine Learning Toolkit Create efficient and effective searches within the organization Master the use of Splunk tables, charts, and graph enhancements Use Splunk data models and pivots with faster data model acceleration Master all aspects of Splunk XML dashboards with hands-on applications Create and deploy advanced Splunk dashboards to share valuable business insights with peers Who this book is for This book is intended for data analysts, business analysts, and IT administrators who want to make the best use of big data, operational intelligence, log management, and monitoring within their organization. Some knowledge of Splunk services will help you get the most out of the book
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Splunk 7 Essentials, Third Edition

Demystify machine data by leveraging datasets, building reports, and sharing powerful insights, 3rd Edition

Author: J-P Contreras,Steven Koelpin,Erickson Delgado,Elizabeth P Sigman

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788830121

Category: Computers

Page: 220

View: 4399

Transform machine data into powerful analytical intelligence using Splunk Key Features Analyze and visualize machine data to step into the world of Splunk! Leverage the exceptional analysis and visualization capabilities to make informed decisions for your business This easy-to-follow, practical book can be used by anyone - even if you have never managed data before Book Description Splunk is a search, reporting, and analytics software platform for machine data, which has an ever-growing market adoption rate. More organizations than ever are adopting Splunk to make informed decisions in areas such as IT operations, information security, and the Internet of Things. The first two chapters of the book will get you started with a simple Splunk installation and set up of a sample machine data generator, called Eventgen. After this, you will learn to create various reports, dashboards, and alerts. You will also explore Splunk's Pivot functionality to model data for business users. You will then have the opportunity to test-drive Splunk's powerful HTTP Event Collector. After covering the core Splunk functionality, you'll be provided with some real-world best practices for using Splunk, and information on how to build upon what you've learned in this book. Throughout the book, there will be additional comments and best practice recommendations from a member of the SplunkTrust Community, called "Tips from the Fez". What you will learn Install and configure Splunk for personal use Store event data in Splunk indexes, classify events into sources, and add data fields Learn essential Splunk Search Processing Language commands and best practices Create powerful real-time or user-input dashboards Be proactive by implementing alerts and scheduled reports Tips from the Fez: best practices using Splunk features and add-ons Understand security and deployment considerations for taking Splunk to an organizational level Who this book is for This book is for the beginners who want to get well versed in the services offered by Splunk 7. If you want to be a data/business analyst or want to be a system administrator, this book is what you want. No prior knowledge of Splunk is required.
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Biology: The Essentials

Author: Mariëlle Hoefnagels

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 1259292258

Category: Science

Page: 704

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THE HOEFNAGELS STORY… The second edition of Biology: The Essentials epitomizes what the market has come to recognize as Mariëlle Hoefnagels’ distinct and student-friendly writing-style. Mariëlle presents up-to-date information through “What’s the Point?”, “Why We Care”, and “Burning Questions”—pedagogical tools designed to demonstrate to readers, and her own students, that biology is everywhere. Biology: The Essentials, 2nd Edition offers a broader and more conceptual introduction to biology, simplifying the more complex biological content to the essential elements that students need to act as framework for the details. Mariëlle Hoefnagels is dedicated to helping students find the relevancy of biology and science in their everyday lives. A recipient of the University of Oklahoma General Education Teaching Award and the Longmire Prize (the Teaching Scholars Award from the College of Arts and Sciences), Mariëlle has been engaging, educating, and inspiring students since 1997. She believes that the right tools can make all of the difference in reaching non-majors students. Because of this, the content in this textbook is deeply integrated with the digital tools in Connect and Mariëlle has worked hard to create Connect questions and activities that go beyond simply memorizing vocabulary and facts. Static images are brought to life through animated tutorials, specifically designed to guide students through tough topics. Whether in class or at home, Biology: The Essentials, 2nd Edition with Connect Plus provides all of the resources a student needs to succeed in biology.
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Building Splunk Solutions

Splunk Developer Guide

Author: Grigori Melnik,Dominic Betts,David Foster

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781512356076

Category:

Page: 186

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This guide follows a Splunk software engineering team on a journey to build solutions with partners, focusing on the real world use cases to showcase various technologies of the Splunk Developer Platform. Like a documentary, it captures our story from envisioning and user experience prototyping to development, packaging and multiple production deployments. It includes the diverse perspectives of developers and testers, administrators and product owners, security experts and release engineers. As on any real journey, we make mistakes, have arguments, and change our minds along the way. So in addition to showing you how best to do things, we highlight the pitfalls and issues that we encounter, and the solutions we find. The key element of this guidance, of course, is the code. We've made the code repos open, and recommend you study the source code of the reference apps and the associated tests. In fact, you can see and replay the code in motion, as it was developed. We encourage you to reuse and learn from it.
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Harbrace Essentials

Author: Cheryl Glenn,Loretta Gray

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337671126

Category: Education

Page: 496

View: 8959

More detailed than a pocket handbook yet briefer than a concise handbook, HARBRACE ESSENTIALS, 3rd Edition, provides all the authority of the Harbrace tradition in an ideal length and portable format. Clear and concise explanations outline the essentials students need to write their papers, including instruction on the rhetorical contexts that affect their choice of grammatical constructions, style, punctuation and mechanics, as well as strategies for writing paragraphs and essays, conducting research and documenting sources. This edition includes knowledge transfer exercises throughout that show students how to apply the skills they're learning to other courses and contexts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Essentials of Glycobiology

Author: Ajit Varki

Publisher: CSHL Press

ISBN: 9780879696818

Category: Science

Page: 653

View: 7937

Sugar chains (glycans) are often attached to proteins and lipids and have multiple roles in the organization and function of all organisms. They participate in activities as diverse as protein folding, leukocyte physiology, and microbial pathogenesis. Genetic defects in their assembly are at the root of a growing list of human diseases. Essentials of Glycobiology describes their biogenesis and function and offers a useful gateway to the understanding of glycans.
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JIRA 7 Essentials

Author: Patrick Li

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786464837

Category: Computers

Page: 398

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Explore the great features of the all-new JIRA 7 to manage projects and effectively handle bugs and software issues About This Book Updated for JIRA 7, this book covers all the new features introduced in JIRA 7 with a dedicated chapter on JIRA Service Desk—one of the biggest new add-ons to JIRA This book lays a strong foundation to work with agile projects in JIRA from both the administrator and end user's perspective Work through step-by-step exercises at the end of each chapter for you to try out and reinforce your skills Who This Book Is For This book will be especially useful for project managers but it's also intended for other JIRA users, including developers, and any other industry besides software development, who would like to leverage JIRA's powerful task management and workflow features to better manage their business processes. What You Will Learn Understand JIRA's data hierarchy and how to design and work with projects in JIRA Plan and set up a new JIRA 7 instance from scratch for production use Using JIRA for agile software projects, business process management, customer service support, and more Understand issues and work with them Design both system and custom fields to behave differently under different contexts Create and design your own screens and apply them to different project and issue types Gain an understanding of the workflow and its various components Set up both incoming and outgoing mail servers to work with e-mails In Detail Atlassian JIRA is an enterprise-issue tracker system. One of its key strengths is its ability to adapt to the needs of the organization, ranging from building Atlassian application interfaces to providing a platform for add-ons to extend JIRA's capabilities. JIRA 7 Essentials, now in its fourth edition, provides a comprehensive explanation covering all major components of JIRA 7, which includes JIRA Software, JIRA Core, and JIRA Service Works. The book starts by explaining how to plan and set up a new JIRA 7 instance from scratch for production use before moving on to the more key features such as e-mails, workflows, business processes, and so on. Then you will understand JIRA's data hierarchy and how to design and work with projects in JIRA. Issues being the corner stone of using JIRA, you will gain a deep understanding of issues and their purpose. Then you will be introduced to fields and how to use custom fields for more effective data collections. You will then learn to create new screens from scratch and customize it to suit your needs. The book then covers workflows and business processes, and you will also be able to set up both incoming and outgoing mail servers to work with e-mails. Towards the end, we explain JIRA's security model and introduce you to one of JIRA's new add-ons: JIRA Service Desk, which allows you to run JIRA as a computer support portal. Style and approach This is a comprehensive, practical guide on using JIRA to efficiently manage all your projects. It provides clear, step-by-step explanations, and shows how you can use the various features of JIRA to manage your projects more efficiently.
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Learning Splunk Web Framework

Author: Vincent Sesto

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786461455

Category: Computers

Page: 262

View: 6890

Take your analytics online with the ease and power of the Splunk Web Framework About This Book Want to build rich applications on the Web using Splunk? This book will be your ultimate guide! Learn to use web framework components with the help of this highly practical, example-rich guide Perform excellent Splunk analytics on the Web and bring that knowledge to your own projects Who This Book Is For This book will cater to Splunk developers and administrators who now wish to further their knowledge with Splunk Web Framework and learn to improve the way they present and visualize data in Splunk. A basic knowledge of JavaScript will be beneficial but is not a prerequisite. What You Will Learn Master the fundamentals of Splunk Web Framework Start thinking of Splunk as a complete development platform to build user-friendly apps Extend the functionality of your apps using SimpleXML techniques Set up dashboard layouts, navigation, and menus in your apps Create simple dashboard elements including charts and tables Master the art of interacting with searches and dashboards Integrate SplunkJS to add visual appeal to your website In Detail Building rich applications on the Web using Splunk is now simpler than ever before with the Splunk Web Framework. It empowers developers to build their own web applications with custom dashboards, tables, charts, form searches, and other functionalities in the datasets at their disposal. The book will start with the fundamentals of the Splunk Web Framework, teaching you the secrets of building interesting and user-friendly applications. In the first application, you will learn to analyze and monitor traffic hitting the NASA website and learn to create dashboards for it. You will then learn additional, and more detailed, techniques to enhance the functionalities of the app such as dashboards and forms, editing simple XML, using simple XML extensions, tokens, post-process searches, dynamic drill-downs, the Splunk Web Framework and REST API, and much more. The second app will use historical stock market data and will create custom dashboards using Splunk Web Framework; the book will now cover important topics such as creating HTML dashboards, enhancing the visual appeal of the app using CSS, and moving your app with SplunkJS. The book will provide different and interesting examples instead of the usual “Log, Index, Search, and Graph” so that Splunk will be the first tool readers think of to resolve a problem. Style and approach This book will follow a step-by-step approach whereby every new concept is built on top of the previous chapter, and will be highly practical in nature; the reader will learn to build apps while reading about the Splunk Web framework.
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Implementing Splunk - Second Edition

Author: James D. Miller

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781784391607

Category: Computers

Page: 506

View: 3499

If you are a data analyst with basic knowledge of Big Data analysis but no knowledge of Splunk, then this book will help you get started with Splunk. The book assumes that you have access to a copy of Splunk, ideally not in production, and many examples also assume you have administrator rights.
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Splunk Introduction

Author: Antun Peicevic

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781530757671

Category:

Page: 88

View: 9342

This book teaches you how to work with Splunk, a popular application for searching, monitoring, and analyzing machine-generated data. This product can index structured or unstructured textual machine-generated data and enables you to perform real-time and historical search, as well as reports and statistical analysis.You will learn how to download and install Splunk on your Windows or Linux system. You will learn how to collect logs from a local or remote computers, and how to search them using a web-based interface. You will also find out how to create alerts and reports based on the Splunk searches. Here is a list of topics covered in this book: Chapter 1 - Introduction - we will describe what Splunk is and what are some of its common features. We will describe how you can install Splunk on Windows and Linux. Chapter 2 - First steps - we will show you how you can acccess Splunk Web using your web browser. We will describe some common Splunk's data sources, what an index in Splunk is, and how to add data to Splunk. Chapter 3 - Searching overview - we will describe how you can search the data Splunk indexed. We will explain the basic search rules and how to work with Splunk search commands. Chapter 4 - Windows logs - we will explain how you can add Windows logs to Splunk from a local machine. We will describe how you can collect host information, such as CPU and memory usage. Chapter 5 - Universal forwarders - we will describe universal forwarders, which are dedicated, lightweight version of Splunk that contain only the essential components needed to send data. We will describe how to install and set up forwarders on remote Linux and Windows hosts and send data to Splunk. Chapter 6 - Alerting and reporting - we will describe how you can create Splunk alerts. We will also describe how to create and share Splunk reports.
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