Splunk® Light

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What's New in Splunk Light

Splunk Light 7.3 includes the following new features. This release also includes improvements and enhancements from the related Splunk Enterprise 7.3 release.

For a full list of Splunk Light features see Splunk Light features in the Getting Started Manual.

Before proceeding, review the Known Issues for this release.

What's New in 7.3

Splunk Light 7.3 was first released on June 4, 2019.

New Feature or Enhancement Description
Metrics rollups Keep aggregated metrics data over longer periods of time in metrics rollup summaries for storage savings and better search performance. See Roll up metrics data for faster search performance and increased storage capacity in the Splunk Enterprise Metrics manual.
Metrics index storage optimization Reduced storage footprint and increased search performance.
SearchEvaluator performance and memory usage improvements Reduced memory footprint of searches and increased performance.


What's New in 7.3.2

Splunk Light 7.3.2 was released on October 1, 2019. This release includes the following enhancement:

New Feature or Enhancement Description
Histogram metric datatype support Splunk Enterprise now supports the histogram metric datatype, which enables you to bucket your metric data into a time series of histograms. You can use the new histperc macro to estimate percentile (a.k.a. quantile) values for specific time periods based on your histogram time series.
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Known issues in Splunk Light

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Light: 7.3.2, 7.3.3, 7.3.4, 7.3.5


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