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Redash v5 Quick Start Guide

By : Alexander Leibzon, Yael Leibzon
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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)

Query results and filters

Due to the very dynamic nature of business analysts nowadays, you often want to post-process query results in place, or download them and process them in your other-favorite-tool, or just simply email the results as a csv file to an external client.

Redash's query editor allows you to perform these actions right after the query returns its results.

Query results

It is possible to download the query results in various formats (csv, json, or xslx).

There are several ways to do this.

The first, and most trivial way, is to use the results data menu (element #6), which is located right below the query results window:

Click on the Download Dataset, and then you can select whether you want to download...