Comparing Values

Duration : 1 Day (8 Hours)

Comparing Values Course Overview:

This course is designed for power users seeking to enhance their skills in comparing field values using eval functions and expressions. The topics covered include utilizing the comparison, conditional, and text functions within the eval command, crafting eval expressions, handling missing data, leveraging the fieldformat command, utilizing the where command, and implementing the fillnull command.

Intended Audience:

  • Data analysts
  • Business analysts
  • Data scientists
  • Power users
  • Anyone interested in advanced data manipulation and analysis in Splunk

Learning Objectives of Comparing Values:

  • Using eval to Compare
  • Filtering with where & Managing Missing Data

Topic 1 – Using eval for Comparisons

  • Introduction to the eval command
  • Explanation of evaluation functions
  • Utilizing comparison, conditional, and text functions
  • Data normalization using the case function
  • Formatting field values with the fieldformat command

Topic 2 – Filtering and Handling Missing Data

  • Implementing the where command for result filtering
  • Utilizing wildcards with the where command
  • Filtering fields using information functions (isnull and isnotnull)
  • Managing missing data with the fillnull command

Comparing Values Course Prerequisites:

To be successful, students should have a working understanding of
these courses:

  • What is Splunk?
  • Intro to Splunk
  • Using Fields

Recommended Knowledge
To be successful, students are recommended (but not required) to
have a working understanding of these courses:

  • Visualizations

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