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Comparing Values

The Splunk Education single-subject course module, Comparing Values is for power users who want to learn how to compare field values using eval functions and eval expressions.

 

Topics will focus on using the comparison and conditional functions of the eval command, and using eval expressions with the fieldformat and where commands.

Units : 1

Old Splunk Credit Value : 1

New Splunk Credit Value : 50

Duration : 3 hours
Time : 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AEST

 

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Comparing Values - Splunk Education Single Subject Course Training

The instructor was very responsive to questions and queries both private and Communal.. Final module collaborative lab walkthrough on screen was particularly helpful.

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Comparing Values - Splunk Education Single Subject Course Training
Comparing Values - Course Topics
  • Using eval to Compare

  • Filtering with where

  • Using Fields in Searches

  • Comparing Temporary versus Persistent Fields

  • Enriching Data

Class Format

Instructor-led lecture with labs. Delivered via virtual classroom or at your site

Course Prerequisites

To be successful, students should have a solid understanding of the following:

  • How Splunk works

  • Creating Search queries

Course Module Mapping
Comparing Values - Audience

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Comparing Values - Course Objectives

Topic 1 – Using eval to Compare

  • Understand the eval command

  • Explain evaluation functions

  • Identify and use comparison and conditional functions

  • Use the fieldformat command to format field values

Topic 2 – Filtering with where

  • Use the where command to filter results

  • Use wildcards with the where command

  • Filter fields with the information functions, isnull and isnotnull

Topic 3 - Using Fields in Searches

  • Use fields correctly in basic searches

  • Use fields with operators

  • Use the rename command

  • Use the fields command to improve search performance

Topic 4 – Comparing Temporary versus Persistent Fields

  • Differentiate between temporary and persistent fields

  • Create temporary fields with the eval command

  • Extract temporary fields with the erex and rex commands

Topic 5 – Enriching Data

  • Understand how fields from lookups, calculated fields, field aliases, and field extractions enrich data

Splunk Course Schedules and Timezones

Splunk Course are delivered live and in English and provide access to customers spanning multiple timezones.

Dates and times displayed for each course are relative to Australian Eastern Time (AET).

AM Marked Splunk Courses

AM marked courses start at AET 9:00am and finish at AET 1:30pm and are optimal for customers in the following countries and areas;

  • UTC+10 including Australia (East Coast)

  • UCT+11/+12 including New Zealand and the Pacific Islands

  • UTC-8 including USA (West Coast), Canada (West Coast)

  • UTC-7 including USA (Mid West)

PM Marked Splunk Courses

PM marked courses usually starts at AEDT 12:00pm or AEST 11:00 am and are optimal for customers in the following countries and areas;

  • UTC+10 including Australia (East Coast)

  • UCT+11/+12 including New Zealand and the Pacific Islands

  • UTC-8 including USA (West Coast), Canada (West Coast)

  • UTC-7 including USA (Mid West)

Comparing Values - Upcoming Schedule