In this section, let's understand how data exploration and analysis is typically performed and how to create visualizations and a dashboard to derive insights about data.
Let's understand user interaction before diving into the core components of Kibana. A typical user interaction flow is as depicted in the following diagram:
The following points will give you a clear idea of the user interaction flow in Kibana:
- Prior to using Kibana for data analysis, the user will have already loaded the data into Elasticsearch.
- In order to analyze the data using Kibana, the user has to first make Kibana aware of the data stored in ES indexes. So, the user will need to configure the indexes on which...