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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

Deep-diving management concepts – RBAC

In the world of freely flowing data and insights, RBAC emerges as the vigilant gatekeeper, ensuring order and security amid the chaos.

Here’s how it orchestrates harmony within your data domain:

  • Roles as blueprints: RBAC defines distinct roles, each outlining a unique set of permissions, such as viewing specific dashboards, creating visualizations, or managing users.
  • Users and roles, linked in harmony: Users are gracefully assigned to roles, aligning their access privileges with their responsibilities, ensuring sensitive information stays within authorized hands.
  • Spaces as fortresses: We studied spaces in our earlier chapters. We can consider spaces as virtual realms where distinct teams or projects can collaborate safely. RBAC safeguards each space, controlling who can enter and what actions they can perform within those boundaries.

With RBAC as your trusty guardian, you can confidently share Kibana with...