Splunk 8.0 Workload Management

Splunk 8.0 Workload Management

Upcoming Classes

Online

Instructor-led online training

Location Aug 2020 Sep 2020 Oct 2020 Nov 2020 Dec 2020 Jan 2021 Feb 2021
EMEA UK Time - Virtual Aug 17
AMER Pacific Time - Virtual Sep 14
Oct 5
Oct 26
AMER Eastern Time - Virtual Sep 28

Summary

This course provides the fundamentals of using the Workload Management (WLM) feature in Splunk 8.0. In this course, you will learn about WLM concepts and features, requirements to configure WLM in the Splunk environment, using workload pools and rules, and allocating WLM resources.

Description

  • Splunk WLM Overview and Concepts
  • WLM Access controls
  • Linux OS requirements for WLM
  • Configuring systemd and non-systemd distributions
  • Configuring workload pools and workload rules
  • Assigning workload pools and rules

Duration

4.5 hours

Objectives

Module 1 – Introduction to WLM
  • Splunk Administrator challenges
  • Overview of WLM
  • WLM concepts
  • CPU and memory resource allocation
  • WLM requirements

Module 2 – Linux Configuration
  • Linux configuration for WLM
  • Configuring systemd distributions
  • Configuring non-systemd distributions
  • WLM role requirements.

Module 3 – Configuring WLM in Splunk Enterprise
  • Preflight check
  • Configuring workload categories
  • Configuring workload pools
  • Configuring workload rules
  • Workload Management in Non-Clustered and Clustered Environments

Module 4 – WLM Resource Allocation
  • Assigning searches to WLM
  • Re-assigning workload pools
  • Monitoring WLM in the Splunk Monitoring Console
  • Use Case Examples

Prerequisites

Required:

  • Splunk Fundamentals 1
  • Splunk Fundamentals 2
  • Splunk Enterprise 8.0 System Administration

 

Onsite Training

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Public Training

EMEA UK Time - Virtual

  • Confirmed
    9:00 AM - 1:30 PM BST
    $ 500.00 USD

AMER Pacific Time - Virtual

  • Confirmed
    9:00 AM - 1:30 PM PDT
    $ 500.00 USD
  • Confirmed
    9:00 AM - 1:30 PM PDT
    $ 500.00 USD
  • Confirmed
    9:00 AM - 1:30 PM PDT
    $ 500.00 USD

AMER Eastern Time - Virtual

  • Confirmed
    9:00 AM - 1:30 PM EDT
    $ 500.00 USD

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