Data acceleration

Splunk is a big data %tool and hence, it is obvious that the reports and dashboards created on Splunk will have large datasets/events. So data acceleration is very much necessary to get real-time analytics and visualizations.

Need for data acceleration

Let's understand the need %for data acceleration in reports and dashboards with the help of the following image. The following image is an example screenshot of a dashboard with many panels and thus, many searches. When there are many searches running concurrently in a report/dashboard then it takes time to show the analytics or visualization on the dashboard. Thus for real-time analytics, data acceleration will be required:

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