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DeepakBelani
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Looking for strategic cloud migration insights? Discover how top enterprises are boosting efficiency and scaling business with their move to Splunk Cloud Platform in this latest IDC report.

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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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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

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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cskokos_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Find out how Splunk supports National Disability Employment Awareness Month and weaves that awareness into its Splunk Education programs.

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adepp
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Got questions? You’re in luck, cause we’ve got answers! Ask the experts at our upcoming Community Office Hours, where technical Splunk experts answer your questions and provide how-to guidance on a different topic every month. Join the 190+ participants who have already benefited from these sessions and register now to secure your spot! 

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GretchenFox
Community Manager
Community Manager

Check out our list of the top five most popular Learning Rewards Program prizes, and start earning (via learning!) today!

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GretchenFox
Community Manager
Community Manager

The time has come for Splunk's annual Career Impact Survey! We need your help by filling out the survey linked below and telling us about your career and professional experience with Splunk. Take the survey now!

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GretchenFox
Community Manager
Community Manager

Have you explored all of the free courses Splunk Education has to offer yet? 

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cskokos_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Splunk University is your chance to learn something new, be one of the first to get CDA-certified, and have one last chance to take or renew a sunsetting cert! 

 

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cskokos_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

STEP right up to experience a more modern learning journey.

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cskokos_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Good change is still change. Find out how to prepare for the launch of the new Splunk Learning Platform on May 22nd! Please note that the current system will be down May 17-21.

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cskokos_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

There’s a hero in all of us! Upskill-on-demand with our 3-part Hero’s Journey training series.

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cskokos_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

We’re excited to announce an exclusive new Splunk certification exam is being released at .conf23 along with onsite testing for other certifications!

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cskokos_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

An industry influencer, a Splunk thought leader, and a current Splunker discuss the power of tech education in this three-part podcast.

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cskokos_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

New podcast series highlights the critical and growing need for easily-accessible tech education. 

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adepp
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Interested in getting hands-on, live help from a Splunk expert? Look no further! Community Office Hours is a new program that you don’t want to miss. Here, you can ask questions and get live help from a technical Splunk expert on a different topic every month. You must register to attend a session. But spots are limited - so don’t miss out! Check out our list of upcoming sessions and register now to join us.

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cskokos_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Between November and January, over 47,000 thirsty-for-knowledge learners took at least one free Splunk Education course -- 5.8K took three or more and were entered into our contest to win Splunk swag! 

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cskokos_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Join us for another free training course, taught by one of our seasoned Splunk instructors, to help you get started with Splunk.

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Marc Alicea shares how free courses from Splunk are opening doors to more opportunities as he pursues a new career in cybersecurity.

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ErwinAtSplunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

What happens if the OpenTelemetry collector cannot send data? Will it drop, queue in memory or on disk? Let's find out which settings are available and how they work!

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tsloughter
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

The Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Ruby has recently hit version 1.0. The distribution provides a Ruby gem for reporting distributed traces to Splunk APM using the Ruby OpenTelemetry SDK.

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cskokos_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Graduate student, Katie, shares how curiosity led her on a Splunk free training journey during her winter break.

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

It’s free. It’s beta. It’s the new Splunk O11y certification! Just one more way to stand out from the crowd.

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atoulme
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

In this blog post, we will show you how to set up your Heroku app to use our buildpack. We will show off a sample app that is able to use the collector to report metrics, traces and profiling information to the Observability Cloud.

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jplumb
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

We are often asked how to copy http request/response headers into OpenTelemetry span attributes. This short tutorial shows you how to do it with the OpenTelemetry Java Instrumentation.

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theletterf
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

When I had to document how to get data in from Rust applications, I faced an unusually tough challenge. How could I create a snippet for a language I was utterly unfamiliar with and for which we lack a Splunk distribution? The examples in the official OpenTelemetry repository didn't work out of the box. The answer proved simpler than I expected.

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jplumb
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

A customer was looking for some guidance around adding custom attributes to spans in their Java monolith. To assist, I put together this example repo that shows five subtly different ways of adding manual instrumentation in Java. Maybe you can find it useful, too?

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atoulme
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

In this blog post, we will explore the best way to check your connection to the HEC endpoint of your Splunk Cloud or Splunk on-premises deployment.

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