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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

Who this book is for

Calling all data curious, analysis enthusiasts, and visualization voyagers! Whether you’re a seasoned data wrangler or a wide-eyed newbie, this book welcomes you with open arms (and dashboards!). This book is your launchpad to unlock the power of Kibana, the interactive data visualization platform that transforms raw numbers into captivating stories. If you’re hungry to explore hidden patterns, unearth trends from your data, and paint vibrant pictures of insights, then this guide is your compass. Whether you’re a marketer charting customer journeys, an IT whiz troubleshooting server logs, or a scientist diving into research findings, Kibana has a seat for you at its analysis table. So, ditch the spreadsheets and dive into the dynamic world of data visualization – we’ll start with baby steps and soon have you dancing with dashboards.