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Mastering Kibana 6.x

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Mastering Kibana 6.x

Overview of this book

Kibana is one of the popular tools among data enthusiasts for slicing and dicing large datasets and uncovering Business Intelligence (BI) with the help of its rich and powerful visualizations. To begin with, Mastering Kibana 6.x quickly introduces you to the features of Kibana 6.x, before teaching you how to create smart dashboards in no time. You will explore metric analytics and graph exploration, followed by understanding how to quickly customize Kibana dashboards. In addition to this, you will learn advanced analytics such as maps, hits, and list analytics. All this will help you enhance your skills in running and comparing multiple queries and filters, influencing your data visualization skills at scale. With Kibana’s Timelion feature, you can analyze time series data with histograms and stats analytics. By the end of this book, you will have created a speedy machine learning job using X-Pack capabilities.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
Packt Upsell

Timelion help

We have a Help link on the upper right menu of Kibana. We can get the help screen with function reference and keyboard tips options by clicking on the Help link.

Function reference

Under Function reference, we can get help for all the available functions:

Here, we can get the list of Timelion functions. We can scroll down to get more functions and by clicking on any function, we can get more details about that function. This is quite helpful as we can take the function reference from here in order to use it in the Timelion expressions.

Keyboard tips

Under Keyboard tips, we can get keyboard shortcuts, which we can use during Timelion graph creation:

The preceding screen shows the Keyboard tips tab, where we can see keyboard shortcuts and their description. These shortcuts are quite handy as they increase the productivity.