Splunk Data Integration – Getting Data Out of Splunk

There are several ways of integrating Splunk within your environment or with your cloud service providers. In this post, we will outline some of the many methods you can use to get data out of Splunk. In a related post, we outline some of the many ways to get data into Splunk. Read more

Splunk Data Integration – Getting Data Into Splunk

There are several ways of integrating Splunk within your environment or with your cloud service providers. In this post we will outline some of the many methods you can use to get data into Splunk. In a related post, we will outline some of the many ways to get data out of Splunk. Read more

Splunk Enterprise 6.5 New Features – Part III

In Part III of the Splunk Enterprise 6.5 New Features blog posts, we look at few new Splunk features that provide additional administrative and analytical functionality. Read more

Splunk Enterprise 6.5 New Features – Part II

In Part I of the Splunk Enterprise 6.5 New Features blog post we looked at the ways in which Splunk Enterprise 6.5 made improvements to managing your Splunk environment. In this post we will take a look at the new Search IDE and dashboard features in Splunk Enterprise 6.5! Read more

Splunk Enterprise 6.5 New Features – Part I

New Features in Splunk Enterprise 6.5!

The release of Splunk Enterprise 6.5 brings improvements to the user experience and added capabilities to more easily manage the environment. Read more

Take your Splunk Metadata to the Next Level with Meta Woot! from Discovered Intelligence

Discovered Intelligence is pleased to announce an update to our highly rated Splunk Certified Meta Woot! app. The app that provides superior levels of insight and intelligence from your Splunk metadata.

We continue to build upon this popular application which provides accurate intelligence about the hosts, sourcetypes and indexes within your Splunk environment. Instantly report on host, sourcetype and/or index together. Gain insight into event count trending over time and understand whether sources have stopped sending data or are latent. Read more

Help Getting Started with Splunk

Splunk is a great data intelligence platform when used effectively. With a full understanding of Splunk’s functionality and capabilities, it should totally consume you with it’s awesomeness and you will find yourself preaching its benefits to your entire company! Our customers are always asking for recommendations on how to better grasp the fundamentals of the platform and the following article should provide this guidance. Read more

Real World IoT Use Cases

The number of use cases being touted by suppliers and developers appear to be endless, from simple ideas such as smart ice cube trays all the way to sensors being used to track environmental damage. In the following article, we take a look at some real-world use cases to see just a few of the ways that IoT is being leveraged today. Read more

The Challenges Faced by the Internet of Things (IoT) in Canada

There are a number of challenges which must be overcome for the expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT). In some areas there has been significant progress in the past decade, such as RFID technology, data storage capabilities, and the growth of both wired and wireless network infrastructures. While in other areas there remains a large amount of work to be done: privacy, information security, communication standardization and even educating end-users.

The majority of the challenges companies and countries face in the IoT space are universal and not just specific to Canada. Therefore, the problems can be tackled jointly for mutual benefit; a possible breeding ground for innovation. Canadian companies are in the mix of all this and there are some challenges in Canada that other nations may not have to consider for their IoT strategies. Read more

Splunk and the Internet of Things (IoT)

What’s new in Splunk 6.3?

The release of Splunk Enterprise 6.3 saw improvements in performance, management and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Data integrity control, intelligent job scheduling, custom alert actions, geospatial visualization, anomaly detection and the addition of the HTTP event collector are only a few of the new features available in 6.3. This blog posting will discuss two of these features in more detail and what it means for Splunk’s push into the Internet of Things (IoT). Read more