There are many ways to get log data into Splunk Cloud Platform, and it’s not always clear what the best option is for a given situation. In this series of articles, we’ll look at how to use the OpenTelemetry Demo application with various log sources. We'll also look at how to use Splunk Log Observer Connect to bring the data in to Splunk Observability Cloud from Splunk Cloud Platform. Using a sample index called "astronomyshop" throughout the series, we’ll explain everything step-by-step so you can follow along.
Using OpenTelemetry to bring logs into Splunk Cloud Platform
Using Splunk Log Observer Connect to bring logs into Splunk Observability Cloud
These additional resources might help you understand and implement this guidance:
- Documentation: OpenTelemetry Demo
- Splunk Docs: Get started with the Splunk Distribution of the OpenTelemetry Collector
Splunk OnDemand Services: Use these credit-based services for direct access to Splunk technical consultants with a variety of technical services from a pre-defined catalog. Most customers have OnDemand Services per their license support plan. Engage the ODS team at OnDemand-Inquires@splunk.
com if you require assistance.