Word Cloud Visualisations for Splunk

Every month I spend some time on Splunkbase checking out what’s on offer. Today I’m going to share with you a super cool gem I found there. This is one of my favorite visualizations and I’ve been using it heaps lately. It’s a word cloud Visualisation and once installed can be selected straight from the available reports list. I can’t take any credit for this, that all goes to Patrick Wied. He has made it available to the Splunk community … Read More

The Splunk Shark Files


Recently we saw a crazy situation where you have a community divided over shark nets. Conservation Groups have been protesting on the beaches for shark net removal. Yet not two weeks later the same community are partitioning the councils to implement more shark nets to keep the beach safe. Understanding that this has all taken place in the shadow of three serious shark attacks in the past 30 days. To say people are nervous is an understatement. I’m a diver, … Read More