eBook Big Data Analytics Using Splunk, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1430257628
  • ISBN-13: 9781430257622
  • DDC: 005.74
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 376 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Big Data Analytics Using Splunk is a hands-on book showing how to process and derive business value from big data in real time. Examples in the book draw from social media sources such as Twitter (tweets) and Foursquare (check-ins). You also learn to draw from machine data, enabling you to analyze, say, web server log files and patterns of user access in real time, as the access is occurring. Gone are the days when you need be caught out by shifting public opinion or sudden changes in customer behavior. Splunk’s easy to use engine helps you recognize and react in real time, as events are occurring. Splunk is a powerful, yet simple analytical tool fast gaining traction in the fields of big data and operational intelligence. Using Splunk, you can monitor data in real time, or mine your data after the fact. Splunk’s stunning visualizations aid in locating the needle of value in a haystack of a data. Geolocation support spreads your data across a map, allowing you to drill down to geographic areas of interest. Alerts can run in the background and trigger to warn you of shifts or events as they are taking place.With Splunk you can immediately recognize and react to changing trends and shifting public opinion as expressed through social media, and to new patterns of eCommerce and customer behavior. The ability to immediately recognize and react to changing trends provides a tremendous advantage in today’s fast-paced world of Internet business. Big Data Analytics Using Splunk opens the door to an exciting world of real-time operational intelligence. Built around hands-on projects Shows how to mine social media Opens the door to real-time operational intelligence

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
About the Authors.
About the Technical Reviewer.
1: Big Data and Splunk.
2: Getting Data into Splunk.
3: Processing and Analyzing the Data.
4: Visualizing the Results.
5: Defining Alerts.
6: Web Site Monitoring.
7: Using Log Files to Create Advanced Analytics.
8: The Airline On-Time Performance Project.
9: Getting the Flight Data into Splunk.
10: Analyzing Airlines, Airports, Flights, and Delays.
11: Analyzing a Specific Flight Over the Years.
12: Analyzing Tweets.
13: Analyzing Foursquare Check-Ins.
14: Sentiment Analysis.
15: Remote Data Collection.
16: Scaling and High Availability.
The Performance of Splunk.
Useful Splunk Apps.