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Practice reliability with Splunk Observability Cloud and the Splunk platform 🔗

Using the Splunk platform (Splunk Cloud Platform or Splunk Enterprise) with Splunk Observability Cloud gives you unified visibility across any environment and any deployment. Engineering, ITOps, and security teams can share data, context, and workflows to see how a problem originating anywhere in their environment impacts both their digital customer experience and their business. You can find and fix problems faster, as well as improve reliability overall so that fewer problems occur.

Splunk Observability Cloud lets you to do the following:

  • Correlate logs with metrics and traces to locate, isolate, and resolve problems in your applications or infrastructure quickly.

  • Use hundreds of prepackaged integrations to start monitoring your entire deployment immediately.

  • Improve mean time to resolution using prepackaged and custom alerts and detectors.

When you integrate Splunk Observability Cloud with your Splunk Cloud Platform instance, you can enjoy the benefits of Unified Identity, including Single Sign On (SSO) and shared access and permissions. To learn more, see Unified Identity: Splunk Cloud Platform and Splunk Observability Cloud.

Use Observability Cloud to solve common system reliability problems. For example, do you have a wide variety of platforms, databases, and cloud services that you must monitor in multiple interfaces? Observability Cloud has hundreds of prepackaged integrations that give you a predefined view with a single pane of glass for hybrid coverage.

Are you moving into the cloud and Kubernetes environments, requiring your teams to react to a magnitude of changes very quickly? The cloud-native data and analytics scale in Observability Cloud is built for Kubernetes and cloud environments.

Five core principles underpin system reliability: availability, performance, monitoring, incident response, and preparation. See the Splunk Blogs post What is site reliability engineering? for more information. But you don’t have to be a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) to maintain system reliability with Observability Cloud. Reliability involves measuring your system through its telemetry, alerting you on outages and failures of your infrastructure, and guiding you with dashboards to inform your journey to isolating and resolving problems.

Select each of the following categories to learn how you can maintain reliability with Observability Cloud:

Then see Get data into Splunk Observability Cloud to set up each component of Splunk Observability Cloud.

For a better understanding of how you can use Splunk Observability Cloud with other Splunk platform products, see Splunk Observability Cloud and the Splunk platform scenarios for sample use cases.