This book contains over 70 practical, task-oriented recipes to build up your knowledge of Splunk's many features which you can apply to real-world operational intelligence scenarios.
Right from the first chapter, you will follow recipes that progressively build upon one another. The recipes provided will demonstrate methods to expedite delivery of intelligence reports and empower you to present data in a meaningful way through dashboards and by applying visualizations available in Splunk Enterprise. You will also delve deeply into your data with transactions, subsearching, concurrency, and more advanced search commands.
Comments about oreilly Splunk Operational Intelligence Cookbook:
I am an experienced Splunk Architect. I found this book to be readable, with well documented implementation of recipes to cook up great dashboards and reports out of operational data harvest by Splunk. Beginners and Splunk veterans alike will find gems in this book. Splunk is a well documented tool with good references to do just about anything with Splunk. What this book does is bring 70 very useful recipes for finding operational intelligence gems to the surface. A few minutes spent in "Splunk Operational Intelligence Cookbook" will save hours of searching through the excellent but lengthy Splunk documentation.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend