Splunk Training | Learn to Analyze Data with Operational Intelligence Tool Splunk

Splunk Course Description

With 4 billion plus internet connected devices in use as of 2016, there is a massive amount of machine data generated. Splunk is a leading software enterprise that creates tools to search, monitor and analyze the huge volumes of machine-generated data. Needless to say, Splunk is Worldwide IT Operations Analytics Software Market Leader as per IDC report.

The Splunk training course is specially designed to provide the requisite knowledge and skills to become a Splunk expert. The course encompasses fundamental concepts of Licensing, Indexing, Roles & Authentication, along with advanced topics like Clustering, Reports & Dashboards.

Splunk Course Learning Outcomes

  • Learn Splunk architecture and its use cases
  • Understand Splunk Admin/Developer concepts
  • Apply various Splunk techniques to visualize data in different kinds of graphs and dashboards
  • Implement Splunk in the organization to analyze and monitor systems
  • Configure alerts and reports for monitoring purposes
  • Troubleshoot different application issues using SPL (Search Processing Language)
  • Prepare for Splunk Certification

Splunk Training - Suggested Audience

This Splunk Training is aimed at IT professionals who wish to learn Splunk. Suggested attendees based on our past programs are:
  • IT Operations
  • IT Monitoring
  • IT Support
  • Data Center teams
  • Developers 
  • Analysts 
  • System administrators

Splunk Training Duration

  • Open-House F2F (Public): 2 days
  • In-House F2F (Private): 2 days, for commercials please send us an email with group size to hello@pincorps.com

Splunk Training - Prerequisites

  • No prerequisites are required to attend this training.

Splunk training course outline includes:

1. Splunk Basics, Licensing, and Configuration Files
  • The basic concepts of Splunk.
  • Splunk licensing & Configuration files
  • How to install and configure Splunk search heads, indexer, and forwarders.

2. Managing Users, Indexes, Splunk Admin Roles and Clustering
  • Creating and managing users
  • Clustering and indexes
  • Admin role in managing Splunk and coordinating with Splunk support.

3. Splunk Search Commands and Reporting Commands
  • Basic and advanced Splunk queries, use different keywords to search and filter indexed data based on any individual team requirement.

4. Deployment Process, Alerts, Tags and Event Types
  • Deploy Apps using Deployment server
  • Creating tags and using them in search
  • Defining event types and their usefulness
  • Creating and using event types in search
  • Creating and modifying alerts and use of Alerts.

5. Analyzing & Calculating Results, Fields Extraction, and Lookups
  • Using eval command
  • Perform calculations
  • Value Conversion
  • Round values
  • Format values
  • Conditional statements, Filtering calculated results, Raw Data Manipulation
  • Extraction of Fields 
  • What are lookups? Lookup file example
  • Creating a lookup table
  • Defining a lookup
  • Configuring an automatic lookup, Using the lookup in searches and reports

6. Splunk Visualizations, Reports and Dashboards
  • Explore the available visualizations
  • Creating reports and charts
  • Creating dashboards and adding reports.
Keny White


Keny White is Professor of the Department of Computer Science at Boston University, where he has been since 2004. He also currently serves as Chief Scientist of Guavus, Inc. During 2003-2004 he was a Visiting Associate Professor at the Laboratoire d'Infomatique de Paris VI (LIP6). He received a B.S. from Cornell University in 1992, and an M.S. from the State University of New York at Buffalo.


After working as a software developer and contractor for over 8 years for a whole bunch of companies including ABX, Proit, SACC and AT&T in the US, He decided to work full-time as a private software trainer. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Rochester in 2001. "What I teach varies from beginner to advanced and from what I have seen, anybody can learn and grow from my courses".


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