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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

Data Analysis with Machine Learning

Machine learning has revolutionized the way we analyze and interpret data. With its advanced algorithms, it has become easier to uncover patterns and trends that were once hidden. One such tool that harnesses the power of machine learning is Kibana. Kibana provides a free Data Visualizer feature, enabling users to gain deeper insights into their data. If your data is stored in Elasticsearch and includes a time field, Data Visualizer can help you identify potential fields for anomaly detection. Anomaly detection is crucial in today’s rapidly evolving landscape as it allows us to detect unusual or suspicious activities that may indicate cyberattacks, infrastructure problems, or business issues.

By leveraging machine learning algorithms, Kibana’s anomaly detection feature can automatically spot anomalies in your data without the need for extensive human effort. This saves valuable time and resources while ensuring that critical events...