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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)

Writing and Executing Queries

After connecting Redash to our Data Sources, we will advance to the next important milestone writing the queries.

The purpose of Redash is to provide the team with a powerful tool to unleash the full potential of data analysis, and being able to quickly and easily write queries for multiple Data Sources across multiple teams and company verticals is a core value to reaching that milestone.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Query listing
  • Query editor overview
  • Query operations (create, edit, fork, archive, and scheduling)
  • Query results and filters
  • Parametrized queries
  • Query snippets
  • Alerts