Kibana dashboards, from the Elasticsearch project, can help you visualise activity and incidents in log files. Here I show 3 different types of use cases for dashboards and how each can be used to answer different questions depending on the person. Video and details follow. Continue reading VIDEO: Kibana 3 Dashboard – 3 Use Cases Demonstrated
Graph analytics – is it just hype or is it technology that has come of age? Mike Hoskins, CTO of Actian sums it up well in this article from InfoWorld:
“One area where graph analytics particularly earns its stripes is in data discovery. While most of the discussion around big data has centered on how to answer a particular question or achieve a specific outcome, graph analytics enables us, in many cases, to discover the “unknown unknowns” — to see patterns in the data when we don’t know the right question to ask in the first place.”
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In the remainder of this post I outline a few more of my thoughts on this topic and give you pointers to some more resources to help you understand what to do next.