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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)


Sometimes, there is a business need to get notified when certain conditions are met (these can be positive as well as negative notifications).

For example, let's say you want to get notified by email about every deposit of more than USD 100 (we will create an alert for this specific example later on).

To view the existing alerts, simply click on Alerts in the upper left-hand side menu:

You will get to the Alerts list window, where you can see of all the available alerts, including their statuses.

Alerts only work on scheduled queries without parameters.

Alert statuses

Every time a scheduled query is executed, there is a check for an Alert status.

Currently, there are three status types for an Alert: