Splunk at Mobile World Congress 2015
If you’re heading to Mobile World Congress this year, be sure to visit us at booth 8.0I27 in Hall 8.0!
Over the past two decades, Mobile World Congress has become THE event where companies – including communications service providers, makers of next-generation mobile devices and mobile-savvy enterprises come together to share their point of view, and give the audience a glimpse into the “next big things” in mobile. They’ll have quite the audience for this.
This year, over 100,000 IT, communications and business leaders come to the event to learn how they can adapt mobile innovations into their business. From mobile payments, to better security, to connecting with customers wherever they may be, there’s much to see and learn at …
Splunk App for Salesforce
Do you manage a Salesforce environment and would like to analyze who is accessing what? Would you like to find out who is exporting sensitive data? Would you like to detect any Salesforce related suspicious activities or any slow running reports, dashboards, SOQL queries?
If the answer to the above is yes, you should check out the Splunk App for Salesforce which has been recently released as a service on Splunk Cloud. This App relies on the Salesforce Event Log File that exposes Salesforce access logs. In addition to that, you can also leverage this app to collect and index any data from the standard Salesforce objects. In other words, you can use this app to index structured and unstructured salesforce data.
Splunk and Microsoft Azure – Intro and Resource Roundup
We are often asked by customers about how Splunk can integrate with, or run in Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform. There’s actually a fair bit of information about this broad topic on splunk.com and elsewhere, but it can be a bit hard to find. This post will serve as an introduction to a few Azure terms, and a round-up of available resources. Subsequent posts will cover some of these concepts in more detail–just look for the posts tagged “Azure”! You might also want to check out the Microsoft tag for other resources related to Splunk and overall Microsoft ecosystem.
First, let’s be clear: this is a HUGE topic. Cloud platforms are very complex these days, and Azure is no exception. If you walk up to a Splunker and ask, “can Splunk run …
I’m somewhat of a Heroku fan boy. I’ve been using it for some time because it is just so simple to deploy applications. However, I’ve never really looked too deeply into the logs produced by my apps via the command line. Que Spunk. In this post we’ll look at how you can start Splunking data from apps deployed in Heroku, and some recipes to visualise it using the SPL. …
P=MV. Splunk Cloud Momentum
In the cloud as well as in the physical environment, P=MV.
Momentum=Mass x Velocity
Today, Splunk announced major momentum for Splunk Cloud. We announced the industry’s first 100% uptime SLA for machine data analytics AND a 33% price reduction for Splunk Cloud AND new plans up to 5TB/day AND bursting flexibility up to 10x licensed data volumes AND the free Splunk Online Sandbox.
How are we able to gain so much momentum? You guessed it… by multiplying Mass x Velocity.
At last count, we had over 7,400 organizations using Splunk in over 90 countries. Leading enterprises such as Intuit, Cisco, and Domino’s Pizza, relying on Splunk to fuel their success across IT and the business. Add to …
Splunk Cloud at MindTouch: From the Corner Office to the Cafeteria
I’ve blogged previously about the value customers tell us they get from Splunk Cloud and I’m thrilled to be sharing more. In a freshly minted press release, customer case study, and video, MindTouch talks about all the different ways they use Splunk Cloud across their business.
Some amazing nuggets include, how they:
- Exceeded all customer SLAs using Splunk Cloud for real-time monitoring
- Tripled customer count without any additional DevOps headcount
- Increased customer retention by using machine data insights to demonstrate Mindtouch value to their customers
- Display Splunk Cloud dashboards in the company cafeteria, so the entire company has visibility into the health of the Mindtouch cloud-based software
Testimonials like this are amazing … customers relying on …
Sharing the Splunk Cloud Love
Tough to beat a reference like that!
However, I’m pleased to say that for Splunk Cloud…we just came pretty close.
- “The user interface for tweaking the dashboards was so phenomenally
Can Big Data Predict and Prevent Your Next Outage or Breach? Discover the answer at Splunk Booth, CIsco Live San Francisco!
Can you guess what Internet of Things, big data, SDN, virtualization, Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure and FlexPod have in common? No, it’s not that they’re all the latest industry buzzwords. Find the solution at our Splunk booth (#2011) at Cisco Live World of Solutions in San Francisco from May 19th through the 22nd. That’s four days, packed with brand new sessions and demos. Check out our theater sessions schedule here.
Yes, we are also known for our cool Splunk t-shirts. Come by and grab one, but also have fun learning all the new ways of getting Operational Intelligence from your machine data. Not to mention a chance to travel home peacefully with a new pair of Bose headphones. Or …
How to Splunk Data from a Raspberry Pi – Three Easy Steps!
Last week we announced a release of our Universal Forwarder for Linux ARM (Raspberry Pi) which greatly simplifies the process of taking any data from a Raspberry Pi including GPIO or other connected sensors and attached shields and sending that data to Splunk. While this task was not impossible before, the process involved manual streaming of data to the Splunk API. Using a Universal Forwarder you can take advantage of Splunk’s end to end data distribution mechanisms with no need to understand or develop against Splunk’s API.
Introducing the Splunk Universal Forwarder for Raspberry Pi!
So I’d like to introduce you to a new piece of technology we have released this week, the Splunk Universal Forwarder for Linux ARM (Raspberry Pi). Tested for deployment on Raspberry Pi, this version of the forwarder is designed to allow end users to capture data on embedded, low power ARM based devices and forward that data to Splunk Enterprise, Cloud, Storm, or Free instances. You can download the release, for free, right now at http://apps.splunk.com/app/1611/
I’ve got to assume that this forwarder will be a first introduction to Splunk for many in the Raspberry Pi community, so let me briefly tell you a bit about Splunk, its purpose, its architecture, and how to get started. I’ll also link you …