From the Back Cover
Big data has incredible business value, and Splunk is the best tool for unlocking that value. Exploring Splunk shows you how to pinpoint answers and find patterns obscured by the flood of machine- generated data. This book uses an engaging, visual presentation style that quickly familiarizes you with how to use Splunk. You'll move from mastering Splunk basics to creatively solving real-world problems, finding the gems hidden in big data.
About the Author
David Carasso, Splunk's Chief Mind, was the third Splunk employee. He has been responsible for innovating and prototyping a class of hard problems at the Splunk core, including developing the search processing language (SPL), dynamic event and source tagging, automatic field extraction, transaction grouping, event aggregation, and timestamping. He holds two patents for his work with Splunk, and lives in Marin County, California, with his wife and three children.