Apache Superset is a web platform for creating data visualizations and telling stories with data using dashboards. Packing visualizations in a dashboard is fun, and dashboards render updates to the visualizations in real time.
The best part is that Superset has a very interactive user experience. Programming knowledge is not required for using Superset.
Superset makes it easy to share and collaborate on data analytics work. It has user roles and permission management built into it as core components. This makes it a great choice for data analysis work collaboration between a cross functional team of data analysts, business professionals, and software engineers.
There all sorts of charts to make on Superset. Many common analytical questions on data can be addressed using the charts, which are easy to use. In this book, we will do data exploration and analysis of different types of datasets. In the process, we will try to understand different aspects of Superset.
In this chapter, we will learn about the following:
- Installing Superset
- Sharing Superset
- Configuring Superset
- Adding a database
- Adding a table
- Creating a chart
- Uploading a CSV file
- Configuring a table schema
- Customizing the visualization
- Making a dashboard