Alerting when predicted sales exceed inventory

In this final recipe, you will create a scheduled alert type that triggers when predicted sales are expected to exceed the levels of inventory levels on hand. This type of information is key from the perspective of operational intelligence, as by knowing ahead of time that we might be running low on inventory, we have time to order more before we actually run out.

Getting ready

To step through this recipe, you will need a running Splunk Enterprise server, with the sample data loaded from Chapter 1, Play Time – Getting Data In. You should be familiar with navigating the Splunk user interface and have a good command of the Splunk search language, as you have completed the earlier recipes in this book. ...

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