Courses for Splunk Observability Customers

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Splunk Education's learning path for Observability includes individual courses that teach you core skills for infrastructure and microservices monitoring, practical applications of using the Observability User Interfaces and API best practices. Each course has been designed to help users at different levels become proficient at working with the Splunk's Observability solutions.

  

Using Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring

This comprehensive course targets Ops, SREs and observability teams. It provides practical applcations of using the Infrastructure Monitoring product..  Learn to navigate the user interface and monitor your infrastructure using out-of-the-box functionality.
 

Kubernetes Monitoring with Splunk

This 1-virtual day course is targeted to Site Reliability Engineers / DevOps Engineers / Application Developers who deploy to and manage Kubernetes clusters. This course teaches the skills you need to monitor and troubleshoot your Kubernetes infrastructure with Splunk. You will learn to track and alert on the status of your installation using built-in tools focused on Kubernetes to introspect clusters from multiple perspectives and identify potential trouble indicators. 

Automation Using the REST and SignalFlow APIs

This 2-day virtual course provides the foundation for you to use the API to automate bulk actions such as the creation of charts, dashboards, and alerts. See how to programmatically perform computations that can be used in charts and detectors or streamed in real-time. Use the API to manage Splunk IMteams.

Using the Splunk Terraform Provider

This virtual 2-day course targeted towards DevOps, Observability and SRE teams is a follow-up to the course “Automation Using the REST and SignalFlow APIs”. Learn to use the Splunk Terraform provider to manage Splunk IM resources for visualization, alerting and teams. Create and manage detectors and muting rules. Learn to create and modify teams including team notificaiton policies.

Sending Custom Metrics to Splunk IM

This one-day course, targeted towards developers and DevOps, focuses on creating custom metrics to monitor your applications/services with Splunk IM. Learn to instrument applications/services to send in custom metrics that characterize the application of service. Define relevant metadata for your metrics to let you find, filter and aggregate the metrics that you want ot chart or alert on. Create charts and custom dashboards to visualize these custom metrics. Create detectors to monitor the metrics to alert when there are any issues with the application or service.
 

Using Splunk APM to Monitor Microservices-based Applications

This 1-virtual day course targeted to developers and DevOps enables you to use Splunk APM to analyze traces, troubleshoot and monitor your microservices-based applications. Through in-person discussions and hands-on activities, deep dive into uses of distributed tracing, navigating the Splunk APM app to analyze traces, visualize and alert on APM metrics. 

Advanced Monitoring of Microservices Applications Using Splunk APM

This course targeted to developers and DevOps enables you to use Splunk APM to analyze traces, troubleshoot and monitor your microservcies-based applications. Through in-person discussions and hands-on activities, learn to deploy Splunk APM and use auto-instrumentation to send in traces without altering your code. Use manual instrumentation to create spans and add metadata to spans. You will also see how to configure and deploy the OpenTelemetry Collector.