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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)

What this book covers

Chapter 1, Introducing Redash, In this chapter you will get an overview of what exactly Redash is and what kind of problems Redash tries to solve.

Chapter 2, Installing Redash, In this chapter you will be walked through the installation process, there are several options to install Redash, all are covered.

Chapter 3,Creating and Visualizing your First Query, chapter for those who want to get right to the point ASAP; a brief overview of everything you need to get started immediately.

Chapter 4, Connecting to Data Sources, chapter that introduces the reader to all the DataSources that Redash can connect to, and their options.

Chapter 5, Writing and Executing Queries, a chapter that gives a walkthrough of Redash's query editor, that covers everything related to creating, editing and executing queries

Chapter 6, Creating Visualizations, chapter that will show all the possible visualization options in Redash, and guidse you on how to use them.

Chapter 7, Dashboards and Practical Tips, chapter that covers actions on Dashboards, and some useful general tips for Redash users.

Chapter 8, Customizing Redash, Chapter that covers the option to extend and customize Redash for your own specific needs.