#splunkconf16 sessions: Education

SCL-Splunk-conf2016-preview-BigDataIdeas_twtr1-440x220Here is a breakdown of all sessions at Splunk .conf2016 pertaining to education. You can read my breakdown of all Public Sector sessions here. I’ve separated them out by skill level.

Can’t wait to see you all in Orlando!

Best,
Ashok Sankar
Director, Solutions Strategy – Public Sector & Education
Splunk Inc.

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Good for all skill levels:

Best Practices & Better Practices for Admins
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 11:35 AM-12:20 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Administrator, Architect, Splunk Technical Champion | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Managing Splunk | Other Topics: Best Practices

Monitoring and Troubleshooting Docker Across Cloud and On-Prem Environments
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 11:35 AM-12:20 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Track: IT Operations | Session Focus: IT Troubleshooting

What’s New For Splunk Enterprise and Cloud
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 3:15 PM-4:00 PM
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 12:05 PM-12:50 PM
Products: Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise | Role: Splunk Technical Champion, Developer, CTO, CIO, Business Manager, Architect, Administrator | Track: Splunk for Operational Intelligence | Session Focus: Splunk Enterprise Whats New | Other Topics: What’s New?!

Behind the Magnifying Glass: How Search Works
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 1:10 PM-1:55 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Administrator, Architect, Developer, Security Analyst, Data Scientist/Analyst, Splunk Technical Champion | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Search Language | Other Topics: Best Practices

Writing Actionable Alerts
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 1:10 PM-1:55 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Operations Manager, Administrator, Security Analyst, Splunk Technical Champion | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Managing Splunk | Other Topics: Best Practices

Rebalancing Data Across an Indexer Cluster
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 4:35 PM-5:20 PM
Products: Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise | Role: Administrator | Track: Splunk for Operational Intelligence | Session Focus: Splunk Enterprise Whats New | Other Topics: What’s New?!

“Splunking” Your z/OS Mainframe
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 4:35 PM-5:20 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise Security, Splunk Enterprise | Role: Security Analyst, Operations Manager, CIO, CISO, CTO | Track: IT Operations | Session Focus: Big Data Architecture | Other Topics: Big Data Architecture, Platform extensibility, Getting Data In, Logging Frameworks

An Ongoing Mission of Service Discovery
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 11:20 AM-12:05 PM
Products: Splunk IT Service Intelligence | Role: Developer | Track: IT Operations | Session Focus: Service Monitoring

It’s 10PM – Do You Know Where Your Data Is?
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 11:20 AM-12:05 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Administrator, Splunk Technical Champion, Data Scientist/Analyst | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Using Splunk | Other Topics: Getting Data In, Best Practices

How to Run Splunk as a Docker Image?
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 11:20 AM-12:05 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Administrator, Architect, Splunk Technical Champion | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Deploying Splunk | Other Topics: Best Practices, Big Data Architecture

Search Optimization
Products: Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Enterprise Security | Role: Splunk Technical Champion, Data Scientist/Analyst, Administrator | Track: Splunk for Operational Intelligence | Session Focus: Search Language | Other Topics: What’s New?!, Best Practices

TCO Savings Through Storage Reduction
Products: Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise | Role: Architect, Splunk Technical Champion, Administrator | Track: Splunk for Operational Intelligence | Session Focus: Managing Splunk | Other Topics: Best Practices, Big Data Architecture

Beginner:

Biz-PMO-Dev-QA-Sec-Build-Stage-Ops-Biz: Shared Metrics as a Forcing Function for End-To-End Enterprise Collaboration
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 10:30 AM-11:15 AM
Products: Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Cloud | Track: IT Operations | Session Focus: DevOps

Time After Time – Comparing Time Ranges in Splunk
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 12:40 PM-1:25 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Security Analyst, Data Scientist/Analyst, Administrator, Splunk Technical Champion | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Search Language | Other Topics: Best Practices

Puppet and Splunk: Better Together
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 4:20 PM-5:05 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise, Other, Splunk Cloud | Track: IT Operations | Session Focus: DevOps

Splunk UBA – A Data Scientist in a Box
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 4:20 PM-5:05 PM
Products: Other | Track: Security / Compliance / Fraud

Exploring the Frameworks of Splunk Enterprise Security
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 11:00 AM-11:45 AM
Products: Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Enterprise Security | Role: Administrator | Track: Security / Compliance / Fraud | Session Focus: Using Splunk | Other Topics: Best Practices

Splunking AWS for End-to-end Visibility
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 12:05 PM-12:50 PM
Products: Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise | Role: Security Analyst, Operations Manager | Track: Splunk for Operational Intelligence | Session Focus: Cloud Strategies | Other Topics: Amazon Web Services, Customer Success Story

I’m a Windows Girl, In a Red Hat World: Reducing the Splunk Learning Curve
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 1:10 PM-1:55 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Architect, Splunk Technical Champion, Administrator | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Adopting Splunk

Enriching Your Data Using the Latest Features of Splunk DB Connect
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 2:15 PM-3:00 PM
Products: Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise | Role: Administrator, Architect, Developer | Track: Splunk for Operational Intelligence | Session Focus: Using Splunk | Other Topics: DB Connect, What’s New?!

Deploying Splunk Enterprise on Microsoft Azure Cloud
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 2:15 PM-3:00 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Administrator, Splunk Technical Champion, Operations Manager, Architect | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Deploying Splunk | Other Topics: Big Data Architecture, Best Practices, Customer Success Story

Easing into Clustering
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 3:30 PM-4:15 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Splunk Technical Champion, Administrator, Architect | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Managing Splunk | Other Topics: Big Data Architecture, Best Practices

Securing Splunk with Proxy SSO, SAML and Multi-Factor Authentication
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 10:15 AM-11:00 AM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Security Analyst, Administrator, Splunk Technical Champion, Architect | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Managing Splunk | Other Topics: What’s New?!

Making the Most of the Splunk Scheduler
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 12:25 PM-1:10 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Data Scientist/Analyst, Administrator, Splunk Technical Champion | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Managing Splunk | Other Topics: Best Practices

Best Practices & Better Practices for Users
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 12:25 PM-1:10 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Splunk Technical Champion, Data Scientist/Analyst, Security Analyst, Administrator | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Using Splunk | Other Topics: Best Practices

Splunking your Mobile Apps
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 12:25 PM-1:10 PM
Industries: Other | Products: Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise | Track: IT Operations | Session Focus: Mobile Intelligence | Other Topics: httpEventCollector

Search Head Clustering – Basics to Best Practices
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 1:30 PM-2:15 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Administrator, Architect, Splunk Technical Champion | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Managing Splunk | Other Topics: Best Practices, Big Data Architecture

Forwarder Management in Splunk Cloud
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 1:30 PM-2:15 PM
Products: Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise | Role: Administrator, Splunk Technical Champion, CIO | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Deploying Splunk | Other Topics: Best Practices, Amazon Web Services, What’s New?!

Best Practices for Deploying Splunk on Amazon Web Services
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 2:35 PM-3:20 PM
Products: Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise | Role: Operations Manager, Administrator, Architect, Splunk Technical Champion | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Deploying Splunk | Other Topics: Customer Success Story, Amazon Web Services, Best Practices

Intermediate:

Worst Practices… and How to Fix Them
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 10:30 AM-11:15 AM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Splunk Technical Champion, Architect, Administrator | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Splunk Classics | Other Topics: Best Practices

Faster Splunk App Certification with Splunk AppInspect
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 11:35 AM-12:20 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise, Other, Splunk Cloud | Role: Developer, Architect, Splunk Technical Champion | Track: Developing | Session Focus: Splunk As A Platform | Other Topics: Dev Tools, Development Best Practices, Platform extensibility, What’s New?!, Best Practices, App Ecosystem

Ransomware Wrangling with Splunk
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 11:35 AM-12:20 PM
Industries: Technology | Products: Splunk Enterprise Security, Splunk User Behavior Analytics | Role: Security Analyst | Track: Security / Compliance / Fraud | Session Focus: Threat Detection | Other Topics: Best Practices

Best Practices for Developing Splunk Apps and Add-ons
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 12:40 PM-1:25 PM
Products: Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise, Splunk IT Service Intelligence | Role: Architect, Splunk Technical Champion, Developer, Administrator | Track: Developing | Session Focus: Splunk As A Platform | Other Topics: Dev Tools, Logging Frameworks, Platform extensibility, Getting Data In, Best Practices, App Ecosystem, Development Best Practices

Anatomy of a Successful Splunk IT Service Intelligence Deployment
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 12:40 PM-1:25 PM
Products: Splunk IT Service Intelligence | Track: IT Operations | Session Focus: Service Monitoring

Dashboard Wizardry
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 4:20 PM-5:05 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Data Scientist/Analyst, Splunk Technical Champion, Developer, Administrator | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Using Splunk

Anomaly Hunting with Splunk Software
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 4:20 PM-5:05 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise Security | Role: Security Analyst | Track: Security / Compliance / Fraud | Session Focus: hunting | Other Topics: Best Practices

Architecting Splunk for High Availability and Disaster Recovery
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 5:25 PM-6:10 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Administrator, Architect, Operations Manager, Splunk Technical Champion | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Splunk Classics | Other Topics: Best Practices

What’s New – Custom Visualizations
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 5:25 PM-6:10 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Cloud | Role: Administrator, CIO, Developer, Business Manager, Splunk Technical Champion | Track: Splunk for Operational Intelligence | Session Focus: Splunk Enterprise Whats New | Other Topics: customVisualizations

Jiffy Lube Quick Tune-up for Your Splunk Environment
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 11:00 AM-11:45 AM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Architect, Splunk Technical Champion, Administrator | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Splunk Classics | Other Topics: Best Practices

From IT Troubleshooting and Service Monitoring to Predicting Student Achievement: An Operations-Research Love Story
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 12:05 PM-12:50 PM
Industries: Higher Education, Public Sector | Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Business Manager, Splunk Technical Champion, Architect | Track: Splunk for Operational Intelligence | Session Focus: Business Analytics | Other Topics: Customer Success Story, Getting Data In

Splunk App Lifecycle Management – With More Peace, Love and Rock-n-Roll!
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 12:05 PM-12:50 PM
Products: Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise | Role: Splunk Technical Champion, Administrator, Developer, Architect | Track: Developing | Session Focus: Splunk As A Platform | Other Topics: Development Best Practices, Dev Tools, Platform extensibility, What’s New?!

Splunk Data Collection Best Practices
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 1:10 PM-1:55 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise, Other | Role: Splunk Technical Champion, Architect, Administrator | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Managing Splunk | Other Topics: Getting Data In, Best Practices

Best Practices for Working with Splunk Cloud
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 3:30 PM-4:15 PM
Products: Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise | Role: Operations Manager, Splunk Technical Champion | Track: Splunk for Operational Intelligence | Session Focus: Cloud Strategies | Other Topics: Best Practices

Dashboards, Alerting, Reporting and Visualization – What’s New
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 10:15 AM-11:00 AM
Products: Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise | Role: Business Manager, Splunk Technical Champion, Data Scientist/Analyst, Developer, Operations Manager, CIO, Administrator | Track: Splunk for Operational Intelligence | Session Focus: Splunk Enterprise What’s New | Other Topics: What’s New?!, customAlertActions, customVisualizations

How to Use Splunk to Detect and Defeat Fraud, Theft and Abuse
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 11:20 AM-12:05 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Security Analyst | Track: Security / Compliance / Fraud | Session Focus: Fraud | Other Topics: Best Practices

How to Use Splunk For Automated Regulatory Compliance
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 12:25 PM-1:10 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Enterprise Security, Other | Role: Security Analyst | Track: Security / Compliance / Fraud | Session Focus: Compliance | Other Topics: Best Practices

Onboard Your Data Faster Using the Splunk Add-on Builder
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 1:30 PM-2:15 PM
Products: Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise, Splunk IT Service Intelligence, Splunk Enterprise Security | Role: Administrator, Developer, Splunk Technical Champion, Architect | Track: Developing | Session Focus: Splunk As A Platform | Other Topics: Dev Tools, Logging Frameworks, What’s New?!, Getting Data In, Best Practices

Through the Security Looking Glass: Operationalizing Cloud Enterprise Security – an Adaptive Response Approach
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 1:30 PM-2:15 PM
Products: Splunk User Behavior Analytics, Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise, Splunk IT Service Intelligence, Splunk Enterprise Security | Role: Security Analyst | Track: Security / Compliance / Fraud | Session Focus: Threat Detection | Other Topics: Best Practices

The Power of Data Normalization: A Look at CIM Under the Hood
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 2:35 PM-3:20 PM
Industries: Other | Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Architect, Operations Manager, Developer, Splunk Technical Champion, Data Scientist/Analyst, Security Analyst, Administrator | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Managing Splunk | Other Topics: Best Practices, Getting Data In

Advanced:

Building Splunk Visualizations with the New Custom Visualization API
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 4:20 PM-5:05 PM
Products: Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise | Role: Splunk Technical Champion, Developer, Architect | Track: Developing | Session Focus: Splunk As A Platform | Other Topics: Dev Tools, Platform extensibility, custom Visualizations, What’s New?!

Integrating with Third-Party Tools using Splunk Alert Actions
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 5:25 PM-6:10 PM
Products: Splunk IT Service Intelligence, Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Enterprise Security | Role: Splunk Technical Champion, Architect, Administrator, Developer | Track: Developing | Session Focus: Splunk As A Platform | Other Topics: customAlertActions, Platform extensibility, What’s New?!, Dev Tools, Best Practices

Using the Splunk Machine Learning Toolkit to Create Your Own Custom Models
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 11:00 AM-11:45 AM
Products: Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Cloud | Role: Operations Manager, Data Scientist/Analyst | Track: Splunk for Operational Intelligence | Session Focus: Data Science Machine Learning | Other Topics: Machine Learning, What’s New?!

Observations and Recommendations on Splunk Performance
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 12:05 PM-12:50 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Administrator, Architect, Splunk Technical Champion | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Splunk Classics | Other Topics: Best Practices

HTTP Event Collector in Splunk – More Super Powers!
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 2:15 PM-3:00 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Cloud | Role: Splunk Technical Champion, Developer, Architect, Administrator | Track: Developing | Session Focus: Splunk Enterprise Whats New | Other Topics: Logging Frameworks, Dev Tools, Platform extensibility, What’s New?!, Getting Data In, httpEventCollector

Put a Spark in your |
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 3:30 PM-4:15 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Architect, Splunk Technical Champion, Data Scientist/Analyst | Track: Splunk for Operational Intelligence | Session Focus: Big Data Architecture | Other Topics: Platform extensibility

Search: Under the Hood
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 4:35 PM-5:20 PM
Products: Splunk Enterprise | Role: Splunk Technical Champion, Administrator, Architect | Track: Splunk Foundations | Session Focus: Splunk Classics

Solve Big Problems with Machine Learning
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 1:30 PM-2:15 PM
Products: Splunk User Behavior Analytics, Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Cloud, Splunk IT Service Intelligence, Other | Track: Splunk for Operational Intelligence | Other Topics: Machine Learning

Splunk IT Service Intelligence: Keep Your Boss and Their Bosses Informed and Happy (and Still Have Time to Sleep at Night)!
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 2:35 PM-3:20 PM
Products: Splunk IT Service Intelligence | Track: IT Operations | Session Focus: Service Monitoring

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