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Community Blog

SplunkCommunity
Community Manager
Community Manager

The Splunk Community is place to connect, learn, give back, and have fun! It features Splunk enthusiasts from all kinds of backgrounds, working at just about every kind of organization, and working in a variety of roles and functions. If you're landed here, you belong here. And we welcome you!

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LesediK
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Screenshot 2024-03-14 at 9.55.30 AM.pngInsights into how the Splunk Growth Engineering  team uses  Real User Monitoring (RUM) and Application Performance Monitoring (APM) to proactively identify and solve issues, and they demonstrate the capabilities of these tools through a live demo, highlighting the benefits of integrating front-end and back-end monitoring for comprehensive observability.

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loriexi
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

In March, Splunk Community Office Hours spotlighted our fabulous Splunk Threat Research Team for the first time. This team of security content experts is dedicated to developing out-of-the-box detections to provide comprehensive visibility, empower accurate detection with contextual insights, and enhance operational efficiency. Read on for the details and recordings!

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NickG
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Stay ahead of the curve and in the know with our comprehensive list of upcoming Tech Talks, Community Office Hours, and Webinars. From insightful discussions to hands-on workshops, there’s something for everyone eager to dive deeper and learn. Don’t miss out — mark your calendars now!

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KayeChapman
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

This month we’re highlighting a brand new set of content on Lantern. Splunk Outcome Paths show you how to achieve common goals that many Splunk customers are looking for in order to run an efficient, performant Splunk implementation. As usual, we’re also sharing the full list of articles published over the past month. Read on to find out more.

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joannazhr
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Preview real-time critical application services, and infrastructure hosts, and trace directly in your Splunk Cloud’s Search and Reporting interface with “Related Content” 

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KayeChapman
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

It’s been a big news month for Splunk Lantern! Along with celebrating the publication of our 1000th article, we’ve found out that we are up for not just one, but three awards from two different awards providers! We’re thrilled that this reflects how helpful Lantern has become to so many customers, Splunkers and partners, and also shows the significance of the contributions from the expert authors who share their knowledge on Lantern.

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SplunkCommunity
Community Manager
Community Manager

Today we are announcing that Splunk is officially part of Cisco. Read on for the details!

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LesediK
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Learn how easily you can extend logs from Splunk Cloud Platform or Splunk Enterprise into Splunk Observability Cloud, a solution purposefully built for hybrid troubleshooting. 

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KayeChapman
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

This month we’re sharing all the details of a brand new Splunkbase app which helps you discover use cases in Lantern’s Use Case Explorer for the Splunk Platform. We’re also highlighting a batch of new Splunk Edge Processor articles that help new users learn how it works, and help more experienced users get even more value from it. As usual, we’ve also got links to every new article that we published over the month of February. Read on to find out more!

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GretchenFox
Community Manager
Community Manager
Just your friendly neighborhood community team member popping in to remind you all that the application/nomination period will remain open through 11:59pm local time on Wednesday, March 13, 2024. Read on for a reminder of the details!
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GretchenFox
Community Manager
Community Manager

Happy International Women’s Day to all the amazing women across the globe who are working with Splunk to build a more resilient digital world!

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GretchenFox
Community Manager
Community Manager
Join us June 11 - 14 at the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas: Registration for .conf24 is now open! Read on for details and register now. Early bird pricing ends April 17th.
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GretchenFox
Community Manager
Community Manager

It's that time again, folks! That's right, the application/nomination period for the 2024 SplunkTrust is officially open. Click here to APPLY to join the SplunkTrust or NOMINATE a fellow Splunk practitioner! The application/nomination period will remain open through 11:59pm CDT on Wednesday, March 13, 2024.

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KayeChapman
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

This month we’re featuring our annual rundown of the Lantern articles that are getting the most views, as well as sharing some interesting site metrics with you from our past financial year. We’ve also published new use cases, product tips, and more! If you want to jump straight to our new articles, scroll to the bottom to find them.

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GretchenFox
Community Manager
Community Manager

February is Black History Month in the United States, and Splunk's Black Employees Achieve More (BEAMS) employee resource group is shining a light on two great organizations that are creating change in BIPOC communities by nurturing our next generation of leaders. Read on to learn more about these two great organizations!

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adepp
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Splunk Edge Processor provides you with new abilities to filter, mask, and otherwise transform your data, before routing it to supported destinations. Check out this list of common use cases that Splunk Edge Processor can address to help you build Security and Observability resilience!

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GretchenFox
Community Manager
Community Manager

It is our immense pleasure to introduce you to your shiny new Community homepage! The homepage has been updated and redesigned to better reflect the variety of community programs and platforms available and help both new and seasoned Splunk practitioners more easily find content relevant to them. Read on for more details about these changes!

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GretchenFox
Community Manager
Community Manager

We’ve got some exciting new changes to the Community site that we’ll be implementing over the next couple of days. Site functionality may be impacted for a short time, starting at 8 AM PT on 1/31/24. Thank you for your patience and understanding, and we can’t wait to share more soon! Questions or comments about this upcoming change? Drop ‘em below!

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ArifV
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

At Splunk, it's our mission to help our customers use our products more successfully to build greater digital resilience. So to kick off the new year, we are excited to offer new onboarding toolkits and learning tracks to help you master our products.

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adepp
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

It’s been almost a year since Community Office Hours launched, and we’re excited to keep the momentum going! Check out our upcoming sessions on Edge Processor, Dashboards & Dashboard Studio, Generative AI, Threat Detection and Response Content, and more. Register now to secure your spot! We also want to hear from YOU – share your feedback! Let us know what you’d like to learn more about.

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GretchenFox
Community Manager
Community Manager

.conf24 is taking place June 11 - 14, 2024 in Las Vegas, and your ideas are what make .conf magical. Time to captivate! We're accepting submissions for .conf24 speakers now through 1/25. Read on for the details!

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KayeChapman
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

This month we’re highlighting a new video that shows you all the ways Lantern can help you to achieve success. We’ve also published a new section of our Use Case Explorer for the Splunk Platform with brand new use cases relevant for energy sector customers. And as usual, we’re also sharing the rest of the new articles we’ve published this month. Read on to see what’s new.

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GretchenFox
Community Manager
Community Manager

As we head towards the year's end, the Splunk Community team finds ourselves reflecting on what a banner year it’s been around here, and we have you all to thank! We are so grateful for your dedication to helping and connecting with one another, and thought you might be interested in seeing exactly how incredible your contributions this year have been. Read on to get into the numbers from this past year in the Splunk Community!

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LesediK
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Tips and tricks for using OpenTelemetry, understanding the deployment options, and choosing the appropriate deployment model based on the specific needs of the environment.

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GretchenFox
Community Manager
Community Manager

Today many enterprises are adopting a cloud-first strategy to get faster time to value and scale their business. As expansion to the cloud continues, IT leaders are continuously looking for better ways to strengthen security and focus more on driving business value. Register for Get Resiliency in the Cloud (January 18th, 2024 8:30 - 11:30 AM PST) to hear directly from IDC and Pacific Dental Services share benefits and best practices for migrating to cloud. 

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loriexi
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Splunk is committed to supporting our customers toward success. As the year draws to a close, it is a great time to reflect on the progress we have made together. We are thrilled to announce the Splunk Love 2023 campaign. This campaign is a celebration of your growth, the challenges you have overcome, and your triumphs throughout the year. We are eager to hear your experiences and insights  — read on for more details!

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KayeChapman
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

This month we’re highlighting our new Getting Started Guide that tells you everything you need to know about using Splunk Edge Processor. As usual, we’re also sharing the rest of the new articles we’ve published this month. Read on to see what’s new!

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GretchenFox
Community Manager
Community Manager

For the past three years, Splunk has partnered with Enterprise Strategy Group to conduct a survey of the Splunk Community and gauge the impact that Splunk has had on the careers and livelihoods of its users. This year, 750 community members participated in our annual Career Impact Survey, and they confirmed what we've already known since this survey began: Using Splunk, learning Splunk, and getting Splunk Certified pays off — literally!

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adepp
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Complete a quick 5-min “Resilience Check” quiz for a chance to win one of 100 gift cards to the Splunk Store. The Resilience Check will allow you to gain valuable insights into your organization's digital resilience and identify areas for improvement. Get started by taking the Security quiz or the Observability quiz now! 

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