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Improving Your Splunk Skills

By : James D. Miller, Paul R. Johnson, Josh Diakun, Derek Mock
Book Image

Improving Your Splunk Skills

By: James D. Miller, Paul R. Johnson, Josh Diakun, Derek Mock

Overview of this book

Splunk makes it easy for you to take control of your data and drive your business with the cutting edge of operational intelligence and business analytics. Through this Learning Path, you'll implement new services and utilize them to quickly and efficiently process machine-generated big data. You'll begin with an introduction to the new features, improvements, and offerings of Splunk 7. You'll learn to efficiently use wildcards and modify your search to make it faster. You'll learn how to enhance your applications by using XML dashboards and configuring and extending Splunk. You'll also find step-by-step demonstrations that'll walk you through building an operational intelligence application. As you progress, you'll explore data models and pivots to extend your intelligence capabilities. By the end of this Learning Path, you'll have the skills and confidence to implement various Splunk services in your projects. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products: Implementing Splunk 7 - Third Edition by James Miller Splunk Operational Intelligence Cookbook - Third Edition by Paul R Johnson, Josh Diakun, et al
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
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Installing the Machine Learning Toolkit

The Splunk Machine Learning Toolkit extends Splunk with additional search commands, visualizations, assistants, and examples to assist in developing and working with machine learning concepts. Machine learning tools and processes can be applied to your Splunk data to assist in predictive analytics, trending, anomaly detection, and outlier detection.

This recipe will show you how to install the Machine Learning Toolkit and the necessary prerequisites, which will be used in Chapter 13, Diving Deeper – Advanced Searching, Machine Learning, and Predictive Analytics.

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