Getting Started with Splunk Cloud
Follow our step-by-step guide through the basics of Splunk Cloud. No pressure — this guide uses a sample dataset, so you can get up-to-speed on Splunk quickly.
- Getting Started with Splunk Search(Splunk Docs, 2 minute read)
- Splunk Search Tutorial(Splunk Docs, 3 minute read)
- The Basics of Splunk Search(Answers Community Best Practices)
- Splunk Cloud Search Reference(Splunk Docs, 2 minute read)
- Splunk Search Commands by Category(Splunk Docs, 10 minute read)
- Specifying Time Ranges(Splunk Docs, 5 minute read)
- Dashboards & Visualizations(Splunk Docs, 2 minute read)
- Dashboard Basics(Answers Community Best Practices)
- Dashboards Quick Reference Guide(PDF, 6 pages)
- SplunkStart — Pre-Built Dashboard Templates(blog, 15-minute read)
- Pre-Built Dashboards with the Splunk Start App(Splunkbase App)
Cybersecurity use cases teach you to work with key data to streamline your security posture, mitigate business risk, and drive the modernization and optimization of your cyber defenses.
Discover additional methods for deploying, administering and extracting more value from your Security data.
Splunk Security Essentials: A free Splunk-built app that makes security easier, with four key pillars: to help you find the best content, learn how it works, deploy it successfully, and measure your success.
Splunk Enterprise Security: A premium security solution that is the nerve center of the security ecosystem, helping teams gain organization-wide visibility and security intelligence for continuous monitoring, incident response, and SOC operations.
IT operations use cases teach you to work with key data concerning uptime, performance, and response times of mission-critical applications and the underlying infrastructure they run on.
Discover additional methods for deploying, administering and extracting more value from your IT data.
IT Essentials Learn: A free Splunk-built app that makes it easier to find specific IT procedures that fit your environment, learn how they work, deploy them successfully, and measure your success.
IT Essentials Work: A free Splunk-built app that helps you get started monitoring and analyzing your IT infrastructure. It provides data integrations and investigation tools for operating systems, virtual infrastructures, and containers.
DevOps use cases teach you to work with key data for better management of complex, cloud-native environments, case management, and streamlined processes.
Discover additional methods for deploying, administering and extracting more value from your DevOps data.
Splunk On-Call: A hub for centralizing the flow of IT and DevOps system data throughout the incident lifecycle
Splunk Tech Talks: Deep-dives for technical practitioners
Splunk Product Guidance: A free Splunk-built app that provides robust guidance for numerous use cases and tasks, without navigating away from the product
Splunkbase: Splunkbase has 1000+ apps and add-ons from Splunk, our partners and our community. Find an app or add-on for most any data source and user need
Splunk Community: A group of customers, partners, and Splunk employees (Splunkers) who share their knowledge and experience with other users
Splunk Answers: Ask questions. Get answers. Find technical product solutions from passionate members of the Splunk community
Splunk Success Framework: Succeed as a program manager or organizational leader in implementing and maintaining a thriving Splunk program
Splunk Platform Fundamentals: Access task-oriented information to help you optimize Splunk configurations, data, and other inputs to achieve your use cases
Splunk Cloud Manual: The authoritative guide to Splunk Cloud, written by the Splunk docs team
Search Tutorial: Learn how to use the Search app to add data to your Splunk deployment, search the data, save the searches as reports, and create dashboards
Use the Splunk best practices index to discover methods for deploying, administering and extracting more value from your data with Splunk Cloud. All of the best practices indexed here are gathered from Splunk customers, partners and employees.