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Simon O'Brien

I am a passionate Splunker, traveller, family man, cook, basketballer, social advocate and security professional. I have the best job in the world, and live in the best place in the world.

IT 6 Min Read

Splunk Metrics via Telegraf | Splunk

There are many ways of generating metrics and sending them to Splunk, but this blog post will focus on Telegraf as a means to achieve this.
Global Impact 3 Min Read

It's just walking, how hard could it be?

Learn how 4 Splunkers raised over $10K at the Oxfam Trailwalker Melbourne event.
Tips & Tricks 4 Min Read

How to: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop on Amazon EMR.

Amazon EMR & Splunk Analytics How-To guide for machine data in all kinds of sources & forms-sys logs, metrics, sensors, app logs, stored in Amazon S3 or Hadoop.