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Companies benefit from certified employees because they work more efficiently, reduce IT system downtimes to a minimum and thus reduce external support costs and shorten response times.

Organizations who invest in Splunk Certifications earn faster time to value and are more likely to renew and expand their license.

At Arrow ECS Education, we have a full deck of Splunk program offerings, but the basics are provided here to help you to prepare your Splunk Certifications.

Splunk Partners: buy your Splunk courses from Arrow based on your Splunk Partner discount.

Splunk Core Certified Power User
What’s on the Exam

Splunk Core Certified Power User badgeThis next-level certification exam is a 57-minute, 65-question assessment which evaluates a candidate’s knowledge and skills of field aliases and calculated fields, creating tags and event types, using macros, creating workflow actions and data models, and normalizing data with the CIM. Candidates can expect an additional 3 minutes to review the exam agreement, for a total seat time of 60 minutes.

In order to be prepared for the certification exam, Splunk recommends following course:

Course Code
Course Title
Delivery Type
Duration
Priced From

SPL_POWER-U

Power User Fast Start

Classroom, Instructor Led Online

4 day(s)

£ 4 000,00

Splunk Enterprise Certified Admin
What’s on the Exam

Splunk Enterprise Certified Admin badgeThis upper-level certification exam is a 57-minute, 56-question assessment which evaluates a candidate’s knowledge and skills to manage various components of Splunk on a daily basis, including the health of the Splunk installation. Candidates can expect an additional 3 minutes to review the exam agreement, for a total seat time of 60 minutes.

It is recommended that candidates for this certification complete the lecture, hands-on labs, and quizzes that are part of the Splunk Enterprise System Administration and Splunk Enterprise Data Administration courses in order to be prepared for the certification exam.

Courses to prepare for this certification:

Course Code
Course Title
Delivery Type
Duration
Priced From

SPL_POWER-U

Power User Fast Start

Classroom, Instructor Led Online

4 day(s)

£ 4 000,00

SPL_ADM-FT

Classroom, Instructor Led Online

3 day(s)

£ 2 500,00

The following content areas are general guidelines for the content to be included on the exam:

  • Splunk deployment overview
  • License management
  • Splunk apps
  • Splunk configuration files
  • Users, roles, and authentication
  • Getting data in
  • Distributed search
  • Introduction to Splunk clusters
  • Deploy forwarders with Forwarder Management
  • Configure common Splunk data inputs
  • Customize the input parsing process
Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect
What’s on the Exam

Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect badgeThis highly technical certification exam is an 87-minute, 85-question assessment which evaluates a candidate’s knowledge and skills in Splunk Deployment Methodology and best-practices for planning, data collection, and sizing, managing, and troubleshooting a standard with indexer and search head clustering. Candidates can expect an additional 3 minutes to review the exam agreement, for a total seat time of 90 minutes.

Candidates for this certification must complete the lecture, hands-on labs, and quizzes that are part of the Architecting Splunk Enterprise Deployments, Troubleshooting Splunk Enterprise, and Splunk Enterprise Cluster Administration courses, as well as the Splunk Enterprise Deployment Practical Lab in order to be eligible for the certification exam.

Courses to prepare for this certification:

Course Code
Course Title
Delivery Type
Duration
Priced From

SPL_POWER-U

Power User Fast Start

Classroom, Instructor Led Online

4 day(s)

£ 4 000,00

SPL_ADM-FT

Classroom, Instructor Led Online

3 day(s)

£ 2 500,00

SPL_ARCH-FT

Architect Fast Start

Classroom, Instructor Led Online

5 day(s)

£ 4 000,00

The following content areas are general guidelines for the content to be included on the exam:

  • Requirements definition
  • Index and infrastructure planning
  • Clustering Overview
  • Forwarder and Deployment
  • Integration
  • Splunk Support model
  • Splunk troubleshooting methods and tools
  • Clarifying the problem, installation, licensing, and crash problems
  • UI and search problems
  • Configuration problems
  • Deployment problems
  • User management problems
  • Large-scale Splunk deployment overview
  • Single-site (high-availability) indexer cluster, multi-site (disaster-recovery) indexer cluster
  • Indexer cluster management and administration
  • Indexer discovery forwarder configuration
  • Search head cluster
  • Search head cluster management and administration
  • KV Store collection and lookup management
Splunk Certified Developer
What’s on the Exam

Splunk Certified Developer badgeThis upper-level certification exam is a 57-minute, 56-question assessment which evaluates a candidate’s knowledge and skills to manage various components of Splunk on a daily basis, including the health of the Splunk installation. Candidates can expect an additional 3 minutes to review the exam agreement, for a total seat time of 60 minutes.

It is recommended that candidates for this certification complete the lecture, hands-on labs, and quizzes that are part of the Splunk Enterprise System Administration and Splunk Enterprise Data Administration courses in order to be prepared for the certification exam.

It is recommended that candidates for this certification complete the lecture, hands-on labs, and quizzes that are part of the Creating Dashboards with Splunk*, Advanced Dashboards & Visualizations, Building Splunk Apps, and Developing with Splunk’s REST API courses in order to be prepared for the certification exam.

Courses to prepare for this certification:

Course Code
Course Title
Delivery Type
Duration
Priced From

SPL_POWER-U

Power User Fast Start

Classroom, Instructor Led Online

4 day(s)

£ 4 000,00

SPL_ADM-FT

Classroom, Instructor Led Online

3 day(s)

£ 2 500,00

SPL_DEV-FT

Developer Fast Start

Classroom, Instructor Led Online

4 day(s)

£ 3 500,00

The following content areas are general guidelines for the content to be included on the exam:

  • Splunk deployment overview
  • License management
  • Splunk apps
  • Splunk configuration files
  • Users, roles, and authentication
  • Getting data in
  • Distributed search
  • Introduction to Splunk clusters
  • Deploy forwarders with Forwarder Management
  • Configure common Splunk data inputs
  • Customize the input parsing process

You can book and take available Splunk exams in a VUE test center of your choice.

The cost per test is approximately $130.00.

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