ITSI – Do I Dashboard or Glass Table???

Designing Glass Tables and/or Dashboards is a critical element in your ITSI configuration. The correct implementation will help communication to your visualization audience/consumer. Let’s discuss a few points to help steer your decision making process.…Learn MoreITSI – Do I Dashboard or Glass Table???

Hardening Your Splunk Environment

According to the Ponemon Institute the average cost of data breach for a company is $3.8 million dollars. Regardless of whether you are operating in the cloud or on-premise taking steps to harden your operating system is an absolute must to limit potential security weaknesses.…Learn MoreHardening Your Splunk Environment

Should I Migrate my Splunk Environment to Python 3? Yes…No…Yes!!!

Now that Splunk’s newest release (8.0) supports Python3 we have fielded many questions from customers on what the practical approach for migration is. In this blog, we will discuss the steps you should make when migrating your environment to Python3.…Learn MoreShould I Migrate my Splunk Environment to Python 3? Yes…No…Yes!!!

A Splunk Engineer’s Guide to Migration

As a Splunk Professional Services consultant I have the good fortune of working with really smart and experienced engineers, and the combination of smart and experienced means they’re trying to be as ready as they can for what comes next. In this blog, we’ll discuss how to prepare for a Splunk migration.…Learn MoreA Splunk Engineer’s Guide to Migration

Splunk 2020 Predictions

In a this rapidly changing digitized world, data is at the root of everything, and essential to solving every problem. From basic business decisions to global crises, a panel of technology experts at Splunk has assembled more than a dozen predictions about how technology will transform business and daily life.…Learn MoreSplunk 2020 Predictions

AWS Lambda vs AWS Firehose

Splunk has multiple methods in regards to Getting Data In (GDI). One very popular method is the Http Event Collector (HEC). The use of the HEC allows data ingestion into Splunk via HTTP POST messages. Two popular methods that send POST messages out of AWS into Splunk are the AWS services: Lambda and Firehose.…Learn MoreAWS Lambda vs AWS Firehose

Splunk Data On-boarding – Wrestle with Tough Data… and Win

On-boarding data into Splunk is a fundamental skill and common place for a Splunk Admin. In this article, we will prepare you for situations where getting data into Splunk presents a political or technical tarpit you might not expect. …Learn MoreSplunk Data On-boarding – Wrestle with Tough Data… and Win