Search Optimization (SSO)

 

Course Content

This three-hour module is for power users who want to improve search performance. Topics will cover how search modes affect performance, how to create an efficient basic search, how to accelerate reports and data models, and how to use the tstats command to quickly query data.

Prerequisites

To be successful, students should have a solid understanding of the following:

  • How Splunk works
  • Creating search queries
  • Creating reports and data models

Course Objectives

  • Optimizing Search
  • Report Acceleration
  • Data Model Acceleration
  • Using the tstats Command

Outline: Search Optimization (SSO)

Topic 1 - Optimizing Search

  • Understand how search modes affect performance
  • Examine the role of the Splunk Search Scheduler
  • Review general search practices

Topic 2 - Report Acceleration

  • Define acceleration and acceleration types
  • Understand report acceleration and create an accelerated report
  • Reveal when and how report acceleration summaries are created
  • Search against acceleration summaries

Topic 3 - Data Model Acceleration

  • Understand data model acceleration
  • Accelerate a data model
  • Use the datamodel command to search data models

Topic 4 - Using the tstats Command

  • Explore the tstats command
  • Search acceleration summaries with tstats
  • Search data models with tstats
  • Compare tstats and stats

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

Duration 0.5 days

Price
  • US$ 500
Classroom Training

Duration 0.5 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 500

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