Splunk is an enterprise intelligence platform that is designed to bring data insights to every part of your organization. The Reference Architecture for Splunk Enterprise on Dell EMC Infrastructure provides experienced-based guidance for Splunk deployments. This guidance enables you to optimize performance, speed time to deployment, and reduce risk for IT operations and the business that they support.
There are numerous use cases to which this reference architecture applies, including:
The paper details three different configurations, all based on a common architecture with similar server, networking, and storage components. Each has two different options for onboard cold data storage retention. The configurations include:
This reference architecture includes onboard cold bucket storage for all configurations. It also indicates how and when to use Dell EMC Isilon scale-out NAS for offboard or additional cold bucket storage, and for archived frozen bucket storage.
An enterprise intelligence platform that is built on Dell EMC and Intel technology that is optimized for Splunk enables organizations to speed and strengthen data analytics. Organizations can also enjoy the advantages of the Splunk Enterprise integrated, flexible product suite.
Speed and quality of information are the two most important elements of a data analytics solution, and this enterprise intelligence platform provides both. The Reference Architecture for Splunk Enterprise on Dell EMC Infrastructure provides a feature-rich, extensible, high-performance solution that scales to most needs now and in the future.