Most events are written by developers to help them debug server side functionality. Semantic events are written explicitly for building analytics. Splunk allows developers to create sophisticated analytics for their system without resorting to the typical RDBMS and data cube. Chief Architect Rob Das describes what semantic events are and the best practices for creating them, and follows with a demonstration of how Splunk is used on this type of data.
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