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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)

Creating and Visualizing your First Query

This chapter is intended for the readers out there who are willing to go hands-on as soon as possible, and produce their first insights right away.

In this chapter, we will have a quick walk through the basic query visualization dashboard flow, to help you get started immediately.

This chapter's purpose is to do a quick overview of the common way to create queries and give you the necessary tools to digest data right away.

An in-depth overview of all the possible Data Sources / queries, and their creation and visualizations (as well as alerts), will be covered in the chapters that follow.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

    • Creating and testing the Data Source
    • Creating your first query
    • Creating your first visualization
    • Creating your first dashboard