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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)

Dashboard how-tos

In Chapter 3, Creating and Visualizing your First Query, we already saw in brief how to create a basic dashboard, and in this section, we'll take a deeper dive into it.

Creating/editing dashboards

Creating dashboards was already covered in Chapter 3, Creating and Visualizing your First Query.

Clicking on Dashboards in the top-left corner will bring you to the dashboards screen, where you can see your already created dashboards.

To edit a dashboard, simply find the dashboard in the Dashboards screen or use the search box. Click on it to go to the dashboard itself and, from within the dashboard's top-right menu, select Edit. You will enter the Edit Dashboard screen, where you will be able to add...