Tips & Tricks: Splunk's Monitoring Console

Since Splunk enterprise released 6.5.x "The Distributed Management Console" app was renamed to "The Monitoring Console"; the app name change was not just a rename as the tool got bundled with a number of enhancements. The gist behind the monitoring console is its myriad of dashboards that provides a birds-eye-view health check of a multi-instance Splunk deployment. The dashboards behind the console rely on data collected from the different Splunk Enterprise deployments' internal logs located in both $SPLUNK_HOME/var/log/splunk/ as well as $SPLUNK_HOME/var/log/introspection/. But this blog...


Splunking Twitch

Twitch has transformed the live streaming industry by revolutionizing the process of user broadcasting and real-time audience interaction. At 15 Million daily visitors, Twitch has grown to one of the largest sources of internet traffic. With the massive amount of information being shared in Twitch, we asked ourselves the age-old question: Can it be Splunked?

The short answer is: yes. Using Twitch's API we are able to gain access to a plethora of information. To start, however, we look at a single API endpoint and see just how far can we...


Not Integrating Your Commerce with Content? Winter is coming.

The customer digital lifecycle has more moving parts than ever before. With each of these individual efforts requiring deliberate planning, coordination, and precise execution in order to move customers towards a transaction, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed.  Are you doing too little? Are you doing too much? How do you manage all these moving parts to ensure your customers are getting the information they need to make a purchase decision? The questions go on and on...

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Organized Chaos

As a project manager, choosing the right project management tool for your company isn’t an easy task and organizations can take months (sometimes even years!) before deciding on a solution that fits best. You want a tool that can do it all; from internal projects, to client work, and tracking time - without the process having a huge impact on the company. After all, the goal is to help your team get organized, not cause more chaos.

So, how do you even begin your search? With the millions of tools available it can seem like a daunting task, but following the simple steps below can...


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