© Karun Subramanian 2020
K. SubramanianPractical Splunk Search Processing Languagehttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-6276-4_7

7. Advanced SPL Commands

Karun Subramanian1  
Greater Minneapolis, MN, USA

What you have learned so far about SPL is more than enough to make you look like a Splunk ninja. But there are many commands in SPL that may require a steeper learning curve. They solve varieties of problems, so it is worth learning them. For example, when a field has multiple values, it is treated as a multivalued field. There are host of commands to effectively make use of these multivalued fields. And there are commands that use machine learning algorithms to predict future values of a field and uncover text patterns from your data. In most cases, ...

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