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Mastering Splunk

By : James D. Miller
Book Image

Mastering Splunk

By: James D. Miller

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Mastering Splunk
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Best practices

There is no shortage of recommendations and guidelines (really just opinions) when developing software components or solutions, regardless of the technology used. Anyone involved in the process of software design has their own ideas on what the best approach might be, and these ideas might change over time. Recently, a distinction has even been made between the concepts of best practices and proven practices, as what is considered to be the best might vary depending on organizational needs and priorities.

The practice guideline topics include the following:

  • Requirements

  • Architecture

  • Design

  • Coding

  • Reviews

  • Testing

  • Performance profiling

  • Configuration management

  • Quality assurance

  • Deployment

  • Operations and support

  • Data and migration

  • Project management

  • Measurement of success

Each of these topics are important to develop software components and solutions, and are based on knowledge (what works, what works best, and what doesn't work so well). Best practices really are a way of managing acquired...