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Kibana 8.x – A Quick Start Guide to Data Analysis

By : Krishna Shah
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Kibana 8.x – A Quick Start Guide to Data Analysis

By: Krishna Shah

Overview of this book

Unleash the full potential of Kibana—an indispensable tool for data analysts to seamlessly explore vast datasets, uncover key insights, identify trends and anomalies, and share results. This book guides you through its user-friendly interface, interactive visualizations, and robust features, including real-time data monitoring and advanced analytics, showing you how Kibana revolutionizes your approach to navigating and analyzing complex datasets. Starting with the foundational steps of installing, configuring, and running Kibana, this book progresses systematically to explain the search and data visualization capabilities for data stored in the Elasticsearch cluster. You’ll then delve into the practical details of creating data views and optimizing spaces to better organize the analysis environment. As you advance, you'll get to grips with using the discover interface and learn how to build different types of extensive visualizations using Lens. By the end of this book, you’ll have a complete understanding of how Kibana works, helping you leverage its capabilities to build an analytics and visualization solution from scratch for your data-driven use case.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
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Part 1: Exploring Kibana
Part 2: Visualizations in Kibana
Part 3: Analytics on a Dashboard
Part 4: Querying on Kibana and Advanced Concepts

ES|QL and Advanced Kibana Concepts

Elasticsearch Query Language (ES|QL) stands at the forefront of Elasticsearch 8.11, offering a powerful and intuitive means to interact with and extract valuable insights from your data. This query language is designed to provide users with a flexible and expressive way to formulate complex queries and searches. With ES|QL, users can seamlessly navigate and explore their Elasticsearch indices, harnessing their capabilities to filter, aggregate, and sort data efficiently. The latest version introduces enhancements to the query language, emphasizing its role in simplifying the querying process while maintaining the scalability and speed that Elasticsearch is renowned for.

Whether you are a seasoned Elasticsearch user or a newcomer, ES|QL’s user-friendly syntax and advanced features empower you to delve into your data with precision, making it a cornerstone of efficient data exploration and analysis.

It is time to take a deep dive into how...