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Big Data Visualization

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Big Data Visualization

Overview of this book

Gain valuable insight into big data analytics with this book. Covering the tools you need to analyse data, together with IBM certified expert James Miller?s insight, this book is the key to data visualization success. ? Learn the tools & techniques to process big data for efficient data visualization ? Packed with insightful real-world use cases ? Addresses the difficulties faced by professionals in the field of big data analytics
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Chapter 6.  Dashboards for Big Data - Tableau

If a picture is worth a thousand words then a dashboard is worth millions.

Visual dashboards that effectively present the results of multiple analysis--sometimes in real time--are invaluable to businesses of all kinds.

In this chapter, we introduce Tableau as a data visualization tool that can be used to construct dashboards, providing working examples demonstrating solutions for effectively presenting results from your big data analysis in a real-time dashboard format.

This chapter is organized into the following main sections:

  • About Tableau

  • Tableau and big data

  • Example 1

  • Example 2