Top Splunk Administration Interview Questions With Answers

With the Big Data getting immensely popular among businesses, career in Splunk is one of the most prestigious ones. Those who are not very much familiar with the tool can refer to the further section to gain the basic information ...

How Do I Become A Splunk Certified Power User?

Operational Intelligence (OI) is a part of real-time business analytics that delivers productive visibility and insight into organizational data as well as business operations. OI helps run queries against data feeds and event data to deliver effective analytical results and ...

Apache Parquet paves the way for better Hadoop data storage

Apache Parquet, which provides columnar storage in Hadoop, is now a top-level Apache Software Foundation (ASF)-sponsored project, paving the way for its more advanced use in the Hadoop ecosystem. Already adopted by Netflix and Twitter, Parquet began in 2013 as a ...

3 useful tools for big data log analysis

When looking around the data center, it's difficult to ignore the potential in all of the big data available from infrastructure systems. There are server and application logs, data from network and storage taps, and metadata from databases and applications. ...

Using Hunk with Hadoop and Elastic MapReduce

Hunk is a relatively new product from Splunk for exploring and visualizing Hadoop and other NoSQL data stores. New in this release is support for Amazon’s Elastic MapReduce.  Hunk with Hadoop Hadoop consists of two components, the first being a storage component called HDFS. HDFS can ...

15 important case studies on Big Data

Are you looking for some of good case studies that highlight how large companies leverage Big Data for driving productivity? Check out these 15 important case studies on Big Data. 23andMe 23andMe is a privately held personal genomics and biotechnology company. The ...

5 Big Data Apps with Effective Use Cases

Even if your organization is compelled to become more data-driven, many don’t know how to transform themselves out of the use-your-gut mentality and into a data-first one. The easiest way? Take shortcuts by refusing to reinvent the wheel and following the ...