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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

Query DSL and Management through Kibana

Congratulations! You’ve reached the final frontier of your Kibana journey: mastering Query Domain Specific Language (DSL) and leveraging its power through the intuitive interface. Kibana’s power lies in its ability to sift through mountains of data, and Query DSL acts as your magic shovel. This JSON-based language lets you craft precise queries, from simple keyword searches to intricate Boolean combinations. With Query DSL, Kibana transforms from a data viewer to a data interrogator, empowering you to uncover hidden insights and answer your toughest questions, line by insightful line.

In this closing chapter, we’ll shed the training wheels and delve into the heart of data exploration. We’ll unlock the secrets of Query DSL, crafting precise and nuanced search queries that pinpoint the exact information you crave. Then, we’ll see how Kibana transforms Query DSL into a user-friendly playground, where building...