- Release Notes
The Data Utilization Application provides Splunk administrators with comprehensive insights about who is your using your Splunk data and how. This information is critical when you are determining how to optimize your Splunk environment by ensuring that you have the appropriate visibility in your environment and how users interact with it. Data Utilization can help Splunk admins follow data hygiene best practices to keep their Splunk environments running effectively and utilize license space efficiently.
Data Utilization Capabilities
Analyzes Index Source type utilization across ad-hoc searches, scheduled searches, and dashboard utilization
Key metrics to identify percent of ingest and license not being utilized, and changeable definitions for utilization
Zoom in and out of your investigation, looking at utilization from an index level, or from a source type-source level
Investigate and track how your data is being searched by wildcard searches
Reveals which users, searches, and dashboards are utilizing selected source type and index pairings
Review Searches being ran against identified data ingests
The following information contains the Data Utilization release notes. Versions listed are related to the Application itself, and not the greater Atlas Platform Version.
To view your Atlas Platform version, check the header on the Atlas Core navigation bar. To view the version of an Atlas Element while in the application, select ‘Help’ in the top right, and then select ‘About’. The version of the current application should then be at the bottom of the modal.
Data Utilization V1.2.2
Splunk 9 compatibility updates
Filter added to search for data sets in utilization report
Data Utilization V1.2.1
Added filter and improved base search
Fixed dashboard ping capturing
Data Utilization V1.2.0
Improved Utilization calculations’ accuracy
Improved Utilization calculations’ speed
Data Utilization V1.1.1
Updated KPIs on Data Utilization
Updated color thresholds
Added Splunk 8.1 Compatibility
Data Utilization V1.1.0
Updated search methodology to decrease search times and improve accuracy
Added Index and Source focuses to enable wider or deeper searching
Added Key Values to get instant marks on your environment
Added ability to track wildcard utilization
Data Utilization V1.0.3
Added Logging Capabilities
Updated for better functionality in Search Head Clusters
Data Utilization V1.0.2
Updated SPL and Regex for Speed Improvements
Updated for Splunk App Inspect
Data Utilization V1.0.1
- Added Help Text
Data Utilization V1.0.0
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