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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

Real-world, real-time solutions

Today, Splunk and Splunk dashboards are making creative inroads by providing real-world, real-time solutions in new and interesting ways. The following is an example of such creativeness.

An international organization utilizes IBM Cognos TM1 for its budgeting, forecasting, and planning. They want the ability to leverage visualizations with their (TM1) data, providing dashboarding with the ability to drill into the underlying detail data if desired. However, they did not want to rollout TM1 across the organization (TM1 was only used by their planners) and native TM1 didn't really provide the rich visualizations that they desired. A variety of software solutions were considered and were plausible, but the organization happened to own Splunk. With Splunk's dashboard and visualization capabilities, it was an easy solution to implement!

The IBM Cognos TM1 model is where the budgeting, planning, and forecasting takes place. Source systems feed actuals and metadata...