Data Models

Duration : 1 Day (8 Hours)

Data Models Course Overview:

This course is designed for knowledge managers seeking to acquire skills in creating and optimizing data models. The course will delve into various topics, including working with datasets, designing effective data models, utilizing the Pivot editor, and optimizing data model performance for acceleration.

Intended Audience:

  • Data Analysts
  • Data Scientists
  • Splunk Administrators
  • Splunk Power Users
  • IT Professionals
  • Business Analysts
  • Anyone interested in advanced Splunk data modeling and visualization techniques.

Learning Objectives of Data Models:

  • Introduction to Data Model Datasets
  • Designing Data Models
  • Creating a Pivot
  • Accelerating Data Models

Module 1: Introduce Data Model Datasets

  • Explore data models
  • Add event, search, and transaction datasets to data models
  • Identify event object hierarchy and constraints
  • Add fields based on eval expressions to transaction datasets

Module 2: Design Data Models

  • Create a data model
  • Add root event datasets to a data model
  • Add fields to data models
  • Add child datasets to a data model
  • Test a data model
  • Define permissions for a data model
  • Upload/download a data model for backup and sharing

Module 3: Create a Pivot

  • Identify benefits of using Pivot
  • Create and configure a Pivot
  • Visualize a Pivot
  • Save a Pivot
  • Use Instant Pivot
  • Access underlying search for Pivot

Module 4: Accelerate Data Models

  • Define ad-hoc and persistent data model acceleration
  • Accelerate a data model
  • Describe the role of tsidx files in data model acceleration
  • Review considerations about data model acceleration

Data Models Course Prerequisites:

  • Search Under the Hood
  • Multivalue Fields
  • Creating Knowledge Objects

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This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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