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Introduction to Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring 🔗

Gain insights into and perform powerful, capable analytics on your infrastructure and resources across hybrid and multi-cloud environments with Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring. Infrastructure Monitoring offers support for a broad range of integrations for collecting all kinds of data, from system metrics for infrastructure components to custom data from your applications.

Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring hierarchy 🔗

The following diagram gives you an overview of the different components and their hierarchical relationship in Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring.

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Metrics are the driving components for Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring. To learn more about metrics, see Metrics, data points, and metric time series in Splunk Observability Cloud.

Get started with Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring 🔗

To learn how to get data in, monitor, and troubleshoot your infrastructure, see Set up Infrastructure Monitoring.

What can I do with Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring? 🔗

Explore all you can do with Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring:

Do this

With this tool

Link to documentation

Orient and explore different layers of your tech stacks, including your public cloud services, containers, and hosts.


Use navigators in Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring

Find, view, and edit metrics you monitor, across infrastructure and over diverse applications and sources.

Metric Finder and Metadata Catalog

Search the Metric Finder and Metadata catalog

Run calculations and analytics on your data.

SignalFlow programs

Analyze incoming data using SignalFlow

Visualize metrics to understand your system better at a glance.

Dashboards and charts

Receive alerts and notifications to keep up with key indicators for services, infrastructure, and applications.

Alerts and detectors

Introduction to alerts and detectors in Splunk Observability Cloud

Easily jump between components of Splunk Observability Cloud by clicking related data.

Related Content

Related Content in Splunk Observability Cloud

For a set of interactive walkthroughs of Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring, see Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring scenarios .

For an overview of an end-to-end experience, see Scenario: Kai troubleshoots an issue from the browser to the back end using Splunk Observability Cloud.

This page was last updated on Apr 05, 2024.