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Implementing Splunk SmartStore

The Implementing Splunk SmartStore course is designed for the experienced Splunk system administrators. This hands-on class is designed to provide the essential knowledge for deploying and managing Splunk SmartStore.


It covers SmartStore deployment options, cache manager configurations, monitoring, and troubleshooting of SmartStore implementation.

Units : 1
Duration : 4.5 hours over 1 day
Time : 9:00 am – 1:30 pm AEST (GMT +11)

*Course discounts apply for Splunk Partners. Please use the currency convertor above to check for course pricing in your local currency.

Implementing Splunk SmartStore

Extremely proficient at controlling the pace of training. Great explanation of answers & not just reading the content. Very knowledgeable about all content. Looking forward to completing the rest of the of the class.

Highly recommended.

Participant, Splunk Enterprise Data Administration

Implementing Splunk SmartStore
Implementing Splunk SmartStore - Course Topics
  • Introduction to SmartStore

  • Standalone SmartStore Implementation

  • SmartStore in Indexer Cluster

  • Monitoring and managing SmartStore

Class Format

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

Course Prerequisites

o Linux OS commands

o Editing files with vi or nano

o Splunk index life-cycle and bucket transitions

o Splunk Indexer cluster concept

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Implementing Splunk SmartStore - Audience

Splunk Admins and Architects managing large Splunk environments on premise or in private cloud who are interested in learning to cut cost and improve performance on storage.

After completing Implementing Splunk SmartStore course you will be able to
  • Learn Benefits of SmartStore other than cost savings

  • How to implement and troubleshoot Smartstore

  • How to Migrate data from onboard storage to Smartstore

  • How to Monitor and manage Storage in Indexer clusters using SmartStore

Implementing Splunk SmartStore

Module 1 – Introduction to SmartStore

  • Benefits of SmartStore

  • SmartStore requirements and restrictions

  • Indexing in SmartStore

  • Searching in SmartStore

Module 2 – Standalone SmartStore Implementation

  • Enabling SmartStore indexes

  • Bootstrapping SmartStore indexes

  • Validating the implementation

Module 3– SmartStore in Indexer Cluster

  • Implementation differences between deployments

  • SmartStore in an indexer cluster

  • SmartStore migration in indexer clusters

Module 4 – Monitoring and managing SmartStore

  • Monitoring SmartStore activities

  • Cache manager settings & Optimizing eviction policies

Implementing Splunk SmartStore - Course Objectives
Splunk Course Schedules and Timezones

Ingeniq 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 start at AET  2:00pm and finish at AET 6:30pm (4.5 hour sessions over 1 or more days) and are optimal for customers in the following countries and areas;

  • UTC+9 including Japan, Korea

  • UTC+8 including Australia (West Coast), Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Philippines, Brunei, Thailand

  • UTC +5/+6 including India and Sri Lanka

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