SPL2 is the abbreviation for Splunk Search Processing Language, version 2. Search Processing Language is a set of commands that you use to search your data.

There are 2 versions of the Search Processing Language: SPL and SPL2.

SPL2 is a product-agnostic, intuitive language that includes the best of both query and scripting languages. SPL2 supports both SPL and SQL syntax patterns. SPL2 is designed to work with the variety of runtimes in the Splunk product portfolio. SPL2 is backwards compatible with SPL, and can operate in parallel with SPL.

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In the SPL2 Search Manual:

In the SPL2 Search Reference: