Implementing Splunk SmartStore

Duration : 1 Day (8 Hours)

Implementing Splunk SmartStore Course Overview:

This course is designed for experienced Splunk system administrators. It provides essential knowledge for deploying and managing Splunk SmartStore, including SmartStore deployment options, cache manager configurations, monitoring, and troubleshooting of SmartStore implementation.

Intended Audience:

  • Experienced Splunk System Administrators
  • Splunk Administrators Seeking SmartStore Expertise
  • Prerequisite Course Completers
  • Strongly Recommended Skills

Learning Objectives of Implementing Splunk SmartStore:

  • Introduction to SmartStore
  • Standalone SmartStore Implementation
  • SmartStore in Indexer Cluster
  • Monitoring and Managing 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 Prerequisites:


  • Splunk Enterprise System Administration
  • Splunk Enterprise Data Administration

Strongly Recommended:

  • Troubleshooting Splunk Enterprise
  • Working knowledge of:
    • Linux OS commands
    • Editing files with vi or nano
    • Splunk index lifecycle and bucket transitions
    • Splunk Indexer cluster concept

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  • Team building
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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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