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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)

Visualizations in action

In this section, we will review the process of creating and editing various visualizations that are available in Redash.

Visualizations are also referred to as widgets, especially in Redash code and documentation.

Creating and editing visualizations

In order to create a new visualization, the query must be Saved. If you didn't save the query in advance, when you start creating the visualization, the query will be saved automatically.

To create a new visualization, press the +New Visualization button:

Each query can have multiple visualizations!

After clicking on +New Visualization, you will enter the Create Visualization menu, which will be covered in detail for every chart type in the following...