Search optimizations

We have already learned %data acceleration and the bucket life cycle in the preceding section. Let us now see how we can make the best use of search queries for better and more efficient results. Splunk search queries can be optimized depending upon the requirements and conditions. Generally, the search queries which need to be optimized are those which are used most frequently. Let us learn a few tricks to optimize the search for faster results.

Time range

We have already learned %about Splunk buckets, which organize events based on time. The shorter the time span, the less buckets will be accessed to get the information of the search result. It has always been a common practice to use All time in the time range picker for ...

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