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Welcome to The Big Data Beard podcast, where we explore the trends, technology, and talented people making Big Data a big deal.

    Ensuring resilience for industrial IOT with Arcus Data and Splunk

    Ensuring resilience for industrial IOT with Arcus Data and Splunk

    From candy bars to industrial IOT, Arcus Data’s CEO Josh Hritz talks about the exciting use cases for the Splunk Edge Hub. Arcus Data has been a long time Splunk Partner and has created numerous solutions that help companies get the most out of their data with Splunk. The Big Data Beard team sits down with Josh to dive into some of these use cases and how the Splunk Edge Hub is helping solve the most complex industrial IOT challenges. 

    • 14 min
    Bitcoin Mining Operations Resilience

    Bitcoin Mining Operations Resilience

    The Big Data Beard team puts on their hard hats and dives into the world of bitcoin mining to see how Splunk and Fulcrum have ppartnered together to create a powerful solution for bitcoin mining farms. The team hears from Fulcrum’s Director of Security Analytics, John Owen, how Fulcrum is using the Splunk Edge Hub to help farms to optimize their operations, reduce costs, improve energy efficiency, enhance equipment performance, and ultimately increase their profitability.

    • 9 min
    Racing to Resilience with McLaren and Splunk

    Racing to Resilience with McLaren and Splunk

    The Big Data Beard team dives into the Data Drivers program and Splunk and talks about role data plays in giving the McLaren F1 and Esports teams a competitive advantage. Joined by Robert Castley, the team talks about how they Splunked the racing data and some of their favorite insights.

    • 15 min
    Securing OT (and Chicken Coops) with Optiv and Splunk Edge Hub

    Securing OT (and Chicken Coops) with Optiv and Splunk Edge Hub

    What do chicken coops and Operational Technology have in common? The Big Data Beard team sits down with Sean Tufts to hear about how Optiv is using the Splunk Edge Hub to secure OT environments. Sean talks about the future of OT Security, the impact of AI and some interesting use cases. The team learns about how Sean used the Splunk Edge Hub to secure his chicken coop and much more. 

    • 15 min
    Connecting Splunk to Generative AI

    Connecting Splunk to Generative AI

    The Big Data Beard team dives into the world of Generative AI and explores how Generative AI can be used with Splunk. The team chats with the founder of Splunkable, Michael Camp Bentley and creator of the Splunk Add-On for ChatGPT. Michael shares how the Splunk Add-on for ChatGPT works and the real world applications. The team discusses the growth and future of Generative AI and the implications for humanity. 

    • 15 min
    We Are Back!!!

    We Are Back!!!

    After a 3 year hiatus, AI is still a thing?!? We had a feeling it might be...which is why The Big Data Beard team is back on the podcast wagon! Join Cory, Kyle and Brett on this episode explaining what's been going on since the last episode and catch a glimpse of what's in store for the team as we restart this party.



    Be sure to check out conf.splunk.com for all the details about Splunk's Annual User Conference and stay tuned for live-streamed episodes with the Beards live at Splunk .conf23!

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

medunmeyer ,

Great Podcast

Thanks for creating this podcast I have gone back and listen to all the episodes and I have learnt something from each one.

bretthunter ,

Brett!

Brett is my favorite his voice is so therapeutic! What a informative podcast! I bet his beard is the best of them!

baebnks ,

Variety of use cases and technology

I love the variety of this podcast. Not only is a female on the team but the topics that they cover. They are not afraid to admit they may not understand something the guest has said. They also have great stories about using data to change an environment. Great for all types of data lovers

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