Working with Metrics in Splunk (WWMS) – Outline

Detailed Course Outline

Topic 1 – Metrics Overview

  • Overview of metrics data and terminology
  • Review Splunk framework for metrics
  • Discuss metrics use cases

Topic 2 – Onboarding Metrics Data

  • Review metrics source types and protocols
  • Describe metrics indexing
  • Introduce rollup policies
  • Review the process of ingesting metrics data

Topic 3 – Log to Metrics

  • Create metrics data from events
  • Create a log to metrics source type
  • Ingest event and metrics data from log files

Topic 4 – Searching Metrics Data

  • Search metrics data using SPL
  • Review the Metrics Workspace
  • Use the metrics workspace to analyze and visualize metrics data