Big Data

  • Splunk 6.5 Upgrades Core Platform User Experience

    Taylor Williams  |  October 14, 2016
    Can you remember the last time you got to experience the wonderful world of Disney without the screaming shroud of thousands upon thousands of little humans ogling over a talking mouse or some variant of a princess? All this while thinking... Read more
  • Change Management is Critical to the Success of Big Data Initiatives

    Steve Mollen  |  September 21, 2016
    Every day, we hear of a new success story related to Big Data. Yet, there could be even more success stories. Gartner Research has predicted that through 2017, 60 percent of Big Data projects will fail to go beyond piloting and... Read more
  • Getting Even More Data In: Splunking Outside the Box

    Luke Netto  |  June 15, 2016
    In the last couple posts on this topic, Micah Montgomery gave an overview of getting data into Splunk, and Scott DeMoss gave an overview of getting data out of Splunk. In this post, I am going to go “outside the box” and cover how to use... Read more
  • Going Beyond Security with Machine Data and Splunk ITSI

    Taylor Williams  |  May 31, 2016
    With all the focus and “hubbub” on network and data security, it becomes very easy for any organization to view a tool like Splunk as solely a security platform. Why wouldn’t they? The Splunk Enterprise Security platform, as well as... Read more
  • Using Splunk Scripted Inputs beyond Data Collection

    Luke Netto  |  May 24, 2016
    On April 18, 2016 Splunk announced that the default root certificate used in pre-6.3 Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Light and Hunk will expire on July 21, 2016. As a result, these instances will no longer be able to communicate with each other... Read more
  • Learn How to Mine Gold from Machine Data at Denver Big Data Analytics Day

    Robert Berger  |  May 12, 2016
    When companies think of Big Data, they often think of mining customer databases for tidbits of information that will help them personalize and improve the customer experience. While this is one area where data mining has shown value, there... Read more
  • Insight Out: The Fundamentals of Using Data in Splunk

    Scott DeMoss  |  May 5, 2016
    In the last post on this topic, my fellow Splunk architect, Micah Montgomery, gave an overview of one of the most important parts of getting going with Splunk: Getting Data In. He outlined a basic process and framework to follow when you... Read more
  • Getting Data In: The Overlooked Art of Cooking Up Splunk

    Micah Montgomery  |  March 28, 2016
    Here at GTRI, when we talk about Splunk we divide it up into two major tasks – getting data into Splunk (i.e., data ingest) and getting information out of Splunk (i.e., search, alerts, dashboards). These tasks are equally important to... Read more
  • Splunk Partner Kickoff and Worldwide Sales Kickoff – Better Together!

    Robert Berger  |  March 22, 2016
    This year, GTRI was fortunate to be invited again to Splunk’s Worldwide fiscal year 2017 Partner Kickoff (PKO), February 22-23, 2016 in Las Vegas. PKO is always a fun and insightful event, and even more so this year, as Splunk decided to... Read more
  • Modernizing the Data Center with Hyperconvergence

    Micah Montgomery  |  October 27, 2015
    A fundamental shift in IT is upon us. IT legacy infrastructure is complex, costly, and not designed to efficiently handle mission critical applications, such as Splunk Enterprise, which run in virtualized environments. Plus, the volume of... Read more