Machine data from any applications, sensors or any data created by the user is searched and analyzed using Splunk software. Logs generated in different processes and the structured and semi-structured data is analyzed using Splunk. Data visualization is created while viewing the results. Some built-in features to identify data types and optimization of search processes. The data is searched, tagged and reports are created and dashboards are done using Splunk. Various data formats and unstructured machine data are ingested. Alerts are created so that the user will know the changes through the mail. Data could be modeled into datasets based on different domains.
On the Splunk page, click on create Apps. Add new page appears where the details of the app such as name, folder name, version, visible, author, template, description has to be filled. Click on Upload asset and upload an image or HTML as an asset file to the application. Save the app that shows different directories in Splunk software. Use the dashboard editor to create XML files. Extensions of XML can be added by modifying the dashboard. Also, dashboards can be modified by adding HTML
Companies in big data and data analytics are using Splunk software to monitor and log the data. Users who need their result files to be in visual mode prefer Splunk as it does not require any database for storage. Automation is also done in Splunk.