Deploying splunk enterprise inside virtual environments

| October 5, 2017

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Splunk Enterprise is the platform for analyzing machine data. Splunk software can be deployed in physical, virtual, cloud or hybrid environments. When deploying Splunk software in a virtualized environment, it is important to plan appropriately. While Splunk Enterprise fully supports virtual deployment, careful planning and configuration should be followed to minimize effects of virtualization overhead. This tech brief describes performance considerations and guidelines for deploying Splunk core components inside virtual machines. Some of the recommendations are specific to particular environments, such as Linux and VMware. For your specific environment, consider the function of the recommendations, not necessarily the specific configuration.

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