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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

Exploring the Metric, Top N, Gauge, Markdown, and Table types of TSVB

With TSVB’s intuitive interface and powerful features, analyzing time series data has never been easier. Whether you’re tracking performance metrics, monitoring sensor readings, or studying financial trends, TSVB provides a flexible and efficient solution for visualizing and exploring your data.

By default, TSVB displays the full range of data on the y axis, including zero. However, if you want to focus on specific ranges of values, you can easily modify the y axis scale. To do this, simply navigate to Data | Options | Fill and enter 0 in the Fill field. This will automatically scale the y axis from the minimum to the maximum values of your data.

The Metric type of TSVB offers a feature to create metric visualizations that can be dynamic, as per the recent change in the value of the calculated metrics in the data at any particular moment.

For example, we can calculate two different metrics...