Did you know that there is a pre-configured Splunk Enterprise Docker image? This means that, via Docker, you quickly and easily get an instance of Splunk up and running. This is great if you want to try out some new Splunk features or if you want to carry out a proof of concept.
New to Docker? Head over to the official Docker site to find out more:
Docker Engine overview | Docker Documentation
Splunk have covered all of the basics in terms of getting Splunk Enterprise up via Docker here
Deploy and run Splunk Enterprise inside a Docker container – Splunk Documentation
Keep an eye out for upcoming posts, where we will explore topics such as:
- data persistence
- deploying universal forwarders inside Docker containers
- installing Splunk apps
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