SPLK-INTRODYD - Introduction to Dashboards

This four-and-a-half hour course teaches students how to create dashboards in Dashboard Studio. Students will learn the basics of the dashboard source code, dashboard layout types, how to select a data source, and improve dashboard performance.

Duration: 5.0 hours

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  • Dashboard Framework
  • Dashboard Layouts
  • Data Sources
  • Event Annotations
  • Improving Performance


Topic 1 – Create a Prototype

  • Describe the dashboard framework
  • Compare layout types
  • Add visualizations
  • Manage views

Topic 2 – Selecting a Data Source

  • Define the data sources in stanza
  • Use mock data
  • Create event annotations

Topic 3 – Improving Performance

  • Identify performance improvement methods
  • Use tstats and accelerated data models
  • Create base & chain searches
  • Set dashboard defaults




Required (Prerequisite) Knowledge:

To be successful, students must have a solid understanding of these courses:

  • What is Splunk
  • Intro to Splunk
  • Using Fields
  • Search Optimization

Or the following legacy courses:

  • Splunk Fundamentals 1 & 2

Recommended Knowledge:

To be successful, students are recommended (but not required) to have a solid understanding of these courses:

  • Intro to Knowledge Object
  • Visualizations



Course Benefits

  • Career growth
  • Broad Career opportunities
  • Worldwide recognition from leaders
  • Up-to Date technical skills
  • Popular Certification Badges

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