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Redash v5 Quick Start Guide

By : Alexander Leibzon, Yael Leibzon
Book Image

Redash v5 Quick Start Guide

By: Alexander Leibzon, Yael Leibzon

Overview of this book

Data exploration and visualization is vital to Business Intelligence, the backbone of almost every enterprise or organization. Redash is a querying and visualization tool developed to simplify how marketing and business development departments are exposed to data. If you want to learn to create interactive dashboards with Redash, explore different visualizations, and share the insights with your peers, then this is the ideal book for you. The book starts with essential Business Intelligence concepts that are at the heart of data visualizations. You will learn how to find your way round Redash and its rich array of data visualization options for building interactive dashboards. You will learn how to create data storytelling and share these with peers. You will see how to connect to different data sources to process complex data, and then visualize this data to reveal valuable insights. By the end of this book, you will be confident with the Redash dashboarding tool to provide insight and communicate data storytelling.
Table of Contents (10 chapters)

Installing Redash

Once you've decided to go for a self-hosted Redash, it's time to decide which installation you should perform.

This chapter is intended for people with some knowledge of the Linux operating system. If you choose to install Redash on a machine that already contains production services, take extra care when manually executing operations. You will need root privileges on the machine.

The information you'll find in this chapter has been checked for correctness and is accurate regarding the current version and installation procedure of Redash. For up to date data, please refer to the official Redash website!

Although it is technically possible to run Redash on Windows OS, it is highly recommended that you use a Linux machine...