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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

Powering Visualizations with Near Real-Time Updates

Time Series Visual Builder (TSVB) is a powerful tool that allows you to create and display a wide range of visualizations on dashboards. With TSVB, you have the flexibility to combine an infinite number of aggregations to effectively display and analyze your data.

One of the key features of TSVB is its ability to annotate time series data with specific attention to timestamped events from an Elasticsearch index. This allows you to easily correlate events with certain points in your data and gain deeper insights. In addition to this, TSVB offers various types of visualizations such as data tables, charts, and Markdown panels, enabling you to choose the most suitable format for presenting your data. Furthermore, TSVB allows you to display multiple data views within each visualization, allowing for comprehensive analysis and comparison. The tool also provides custom functions and math capabilities on aggregations, giving you greater...