Sessions

Get Your Data On

With keynote presentations from Splunk leaders and special guests, and over 200 technical breakout sessions planned, there is something for everyone at .conf2017. It's your chance to update your skills, meet new people, and share your insights. We will be adding session details as they become available, so make sure to check back this summer for updates. In the meantime, take a look at our session track descriptions as all of our sessions will fall into one of the below six categories.

Splunk Foundations
This track offers something for everyone, whether you’re new to Splunk or a long-time champion. Foundational sessions will help those who are starting their Splunk journey. Deep-dive technical sessions presented by Splunk engineers, product managers and sales engineers provide real-world best practices along with do’s and don’ts for using, deploying and administering Splunk. Interested in the latest offerings from Splunk, such as machine learning and advanced visualizations, or just getting data in? Come learn about them directly from the engineers and product managers who built them.

Security, Compliance and Fraud
This track will cover all things security. Your peers and Splunk experts will demonstrate how they’re addressing real-world scenarios using Splunk. There will be ample hands-on learning opportunities that will show you how to improve your security posture and, in the process, enhance your Splunk skills. If you currently work with, plan to work with or want to work with Splunk for security use cases, this track is for you.

IT Operations
Learn everything you need to know to make Splunk the backbone of your IT operations. From troubleshooting and monitoring to APM and DevOps use cases, you’ll hear from customers and gain insight from Splunkers on how you can keep your application, services and infrastructure up, running and happy. And with Splunk IT Service Intelligence (ITSI), discover how to use machine learning and event analytics to simplify operations and align IT with the business.

Developing
Mashups, partner and community-developed apps, lookups—there are many ways to get more value from your data inside and outside of Splunk. This track is primarily geared to those intending to extend Splunk’s native functionality or modify Splunk using Splunk’s developer tools. Learn more about leveraging Splunk’s existing APIs and SDKs, as well as API roadmaps, to build apps and grow your business on top of Splunk.

IoT
With technological innovations like sensors, robotics, communications, and geospatial and analytics technologies, the art of the possible is within reach. Explore inspiring use cases to see what Splunk can do for connected cities, transportation and fleet management, predictive maintenance and more.

Business Analytics
Learn how different types of users can combine machine data with structured data to provide valuable business insights in real time for use cases like smart retail and call center analytics.