Visualizing and Alerting in Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring (VASIM)

 

Course Content

This module assumes that you have completed the Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring Fundamentals module. This 4.5-hour virtual module describes ways to enhance dashboards and alerts to help with troubleshooting. Find insights using analytics in charts and detectors. Create detectors for common use cases. All concepts are taught using lectures and scenario-based hands-on activities.

Note that a large portion of this module content was covered in the module Using Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring (retired module)

Who should attend

DevOps/SRE/Observability teams, Senior On-call Engineers, Onboarding and Monitoring Strategists and Developers.

Course Objectives

  • Add information to dashboards and alerts for better troubleshooting
  • Find insights using analytics and appropriate rollups in charts and detectors
  • Create detectors for common use cases

Outline: Visualizing and Alerting in Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring (VASIM)

Topic 1 – Creating Efficient Dashboards and Alerts

  • Add instructions to dashboards
  • Create single-instance dashboards
  • View events on dashboards
  • Configure local data links
  • Customize alert messages
  • Troubleshoot charts and alerts

Topic 2 – Finding Insights Using Analytics

  • Finding total value across all sources
  • Combining plots in charts
  • View and alert on weekly, daily or hourly comparisons
  • Use percentages and ratios to understand trends
  • Apply analytic functions over moving and calendar time windows
  • Apply analytics functions to a subset of MTS in a signal

Topic 3 – Detectors for Common Use Cases

  • Identify common issues with detectors
  • Troubleshoot a detector
  • Create detectors to monitor populations
  • Create non-flapping detectors
  • Monitor metrics with cyclic patterns
  • Monitor large number of sources
  • Monitor an ephemeral infrastructure

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

Duration
0.5 days

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

Duration
0.5 days

Price
  • Canada: CAD 635
  • Splunk Training Credits: 50 SPC

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