July 15, 2014


Please join us at SplunkLive! Houston - and learn how more than 7,400 enterprises, government agencies, universities and service providers in over 90 countries use Splunk® software to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce cost.


Is your mind already churning with ways Splunk can help you to address challenges in your environment? Our customers share their stories to provide further inspiration.

Leena Joshi 
Sr. Director, Solutions Marketing
Luke Paris 
Director of Systems Engineering
Multimedia Games
Tyler Rutschman 
Linux Systems Administrator
Garmin International
Razi Asaduddin 
Cyber Security Advisor


  • 8:00am – Registration
  • 9:00am – Welcome, Agenda, Overview
  • 12:00pm – Lunch
  • 1:15pm – Breakout Sessions 1-2 
      » Getting Started with Splunk Enterprise
      New to Splunk? This session is for you! You'll learn about searching, alerting, reporting, dashboards, deployment and integration.
      » Splunk Ninjas: New Features, Pivot, and Search Dojo
      Besides seeing the newest features in Splunk Enterprise and learning the best practices for data models and pivot, we will show you how to use a handful of search commands that will solve most search needs. Learn these well and become a ninja.
  • 2:30pm – Breakout Sessions 3-5 
      » Splunk for Security
      Join our Security Expert and learn about the new Splunk App for Enterprise Security 3.0. See a demo of how this App is used by hundreds of Splunk customers as a next generation, big data SIEM for incident investigation and response, forensics, security and compliance reporting, and real-time detection of both known and unknown threats. The App contains security-related, pre-built reports, dashboards, searches, an incident review and management framework, and free threat intelligence feeds. This session is a must for all Security Experts.
      » Splunk for IT Operations
      Join our Splunk experts to learn about some of our latest solutions for MS Exchange, VMware and NetApp storage. Learn how these Apps enable IT operational visibility with pre-built dashboards, logical drill-downs, customizable searches and built-in cross-tier correlations. Join us for a live demonstration on these Apps and learn how to use the power of Splunk to solve a variety of operational challenges such as troubleshooting, capacity planning, change monitoring, security analyses and much more. If you're struggling to gain insights into your connected datacenter, you don't want to miss this session. If you're not, you still want to be here to learn how you can make the most out of Splunk to gain IT operational intelligence.
      » Splunking Industrial Data and the Internet of Things
      Join our Solution Expert for Industrial Data and the Internet of Things to see how customers are indexing data from systems such as SCADA, Automation and Controls, Vehicle Telematics and Energy Meters. We'll discuss best practices for integrating the data, and how you can use Splunk's built-in search and analytics language to gain better insight into the operations of your connected devices and machines.
  • 3:30pm – Happy Hour sponsored by AppDynamics, Compuware, Emulex, Extrahop, Hurricane Labs, Palo Alto Networks, Prelert and Set Solutions


SplunkLive! Houston is sponsored by AppDynamics, Compuware, Extrahop, Hurricane Labs, Palo Alto Networks, Prelert and Set Solutions.



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Who Should Attend

Already using Splunk and a pro?

Great, join us for the customer presentations and breakout sessions in the afternoon. SplunkLive! is a great opportunity to swap ideas and start to form the Users' Groups you'll help to keep running throughout the year.

Intermediate level Splunk and looking to ramp up your instance?

You can always learn from customer and the solution area presentations. Stick around for the Advanced training session to build the dashboards of your dreams.

New to Splunk?

The overview, gives a primer on the value Splunk delivers. Customer and solution area presentations give you ideas of where you can go. The beginner tech session will help you to get started.



Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

From 8:00am to 4:30pm


Hyatt Regency Houston
1200 Louisiana St
Houston, TX 77002

T: 617.747.1000
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"I was amazed at what Splunk was capable of doing basically right out of the box. Now I'm looking for other ways to use it."
VP of IT Infrastructure, Insurance and Business Services Company

"SplunkLive! ROCKED! I am glad I got the opportunity to attend and meet people who are growing their business through the use of Splunk. It gave me a lot of new ideas on how we can leverage Splunk to make our lives more efficient and exciting."
Information Security Manager, Leading Global Entertainment Content Company



Do I need to pay to attend?

No, SplunkLive! is free to all. Join us in the morning and learn what other Splunk Customers are using Splunk for and attend the workshops in the afternoon.

Should I bring my laptop?

Yes! Make sure to download Splunk first: http://www.splunk.com/download

Will there be wireless internet?

Yes! There will be an announcement at the beginning of the day covering network and passwords.

What time should I show up?

We start promptly at nine - make sure to arrive by 8:30 am to ensure a good seat!

Is there a dress code?

Dress code is business casual. If you want show your Splunk pride by wearing your favorite Splunk t-shirt—that's also welcome!

Will parking be included?

Unfortunately Splunk doesn't cover parking expenses but we'll include lunch and a collector's t-shirt!