Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring Fundamentals


LENGTH: 36 Hours (4,5 days)

PRICE: €500,00


This course serves as the foundation for all other Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring courses. It is targeted towards DevOps/SRE/Observability teams, Senior On-call Engineers, Onboarding and Monitoring Strategists and Developers. This 1-virtual day course provides a fundamental understanding of Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring concepts such as the Splunk IM data model and different types of metadata. See how you can search for metrics, find more information about a metric, visualize and alert on metrics. Learn to use appropriate rollups, interpret chart data based on chart resolution, rollups and analytic functions. All concepts are taught using lectures and scenario-based hands-on activities.


  • Define components of the Splunk IM data model
  • Discriminate between types of metadata
  • Create dashboards using best practices
  • Find and visualize metrics
  • Alert on metrics
  • Correctly interpret data in charts based on rollups, analytic functions and chart resolution


Introduction to Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring (eLearning)


Module 1 -Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring Data Model

  • Define components of the Splunk IM Data Model
    • Metrics, MTS, datapoints
    • Data resolution, rollups

  • List the components of a datapoint

Module 2 – Types of Splunk IM Metadata

  • Discriminate between types of metadata
  • Use metadata to segment your data
  • Module 3 – Finding and Visualizing Metrics

    • Search for metrics
    • Visualize a metric in a chart
    • Create dashboards and dashboard groups
    • Distinguish between different chart visualization types
    • Module 4 – Using Rollups and Analytic Functions

      • Correctly apply rollups and analytic functions
      • Interpret data in charts
      • Module 5 – Alerting on Metrics

        • Create a detector from a chart
        • Clone a detector
        • Create standalone detector
        • Create a muting rule
        • Session Dates