Another NY Metro Splunk Users Group Meeting

We had our first NY Metro Splunk Users Group meeting of the year this week and it was hosted at Blackrock in NYC with Reed Kelly, one of the leaders of the users group playing host. Thanks Reed.

Our first order of business was to watch a presentation from Splunk Product Manager Jack Coates on the new 3.0 Splunk Common Information Model. Unlike the past CIM that focused heavily on security, the new CIM is general purpose for all of IT and flexible to add more knowledge to it, when needed. As a bonus, the app in the app store has data models to quickly get started and test your data sources.

Next, we had a discussion (or some …

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2nd NY Metro Splunk Users Group Meeting

The 2nd annual (hope to become quarterly) NY Splunk Users Group meeting was held yesterday at Tumblr headquarters with our host Mackenzie Kosut graciously allowing the group to use Tumblr’s meeting room for the meet-up. Splunkers Matty Settipane and Sean Blake were the guest speakers talking about large scale deployment.

In today’s Splunk architecture, the discussions are not just about indexers and search heads, but they also include search head pooling, deployment servers, job servers, external syslog collectors, cluster masters, roles, and inspecting searches for performance bottlenecks. If these topics are interesting to you, please contact fellow Splunk customers and Splunkers to form a discussion.

From the feedback we got, it looks like we’ll have another meeting in a few …

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NY Metro Splunk Users Group

The first NY Metro Splunk Users Group meeting was held in Jersey City on July 12, 2012. It was attended by a small group of Splunk Users as this was used more as a planning meeting to launch the group and add more community members.

We first had a presentation by Adrian Hall on the new Splunk for Active Directory app on Splunkbase. Then, the group was formed as Splunk users Al Berg and Reed Kelly agreed to be the group’s first leaders. A subsequent group meeting will follow in the next quarter.

If you are an active Splunk user who would like to participate in the dialog, you can join the online LinkedIn group, NY Metro Splunk Users Group.…

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