Introduction to Dashboards (ITD)


Course Content

This four-and-a-half hour course teaches students how to create dashboards in Dashboard Studio. Students will learn the basics of the dashboard source code, dashboard layout types, how to select a data source, and improve dashboard performance.


This course is part of the following Certifications:


To be successful, students must have a solid understanding of these courses:

Or the following legacy courses:

  • Splunk Fundamentals 1&2 (Retired)

To be successful, students are recommended (but not required) to have a solid understanding of these courses:

Course Objectives

  • Dashboard Framework
  • Dashboard Layouts
  • Data Sources
  • Event Annotations
  • Improving Performance

Outline: Introduction to Dashboards (ITD)

Topic 1 – Create a Prototype

  • Describe dashboard framework
  • Compare layout types
  • Add visualizations
  • Manage views

Topic 2 – Selecting a Data Source

  • Define the dataSources stanza
  • Explain how mock data is used
  • Create event annotations

Topic 3 – Improving Performance

  • Identify performance improvement methods
  • Use tstats and an accelerated data model
  • Create base and chain searches
  • Set dashboard defaults

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

4.5 hours

  • Online Training: CAD 635
  • Online Training: US$ 500
  • Splunk Training Units: 50 SPC
Classroom Training

4.5 hours

  • Canada: CAD 635
  • Splunk Training Units: 50 SPC

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