VIDEO: Kibana 3 Dashboard – 3 Use Cases Demonstrated

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

Analytics Dashboard – Kibana 3 – a few short quick tips

After you’ve loaded log files into elasticsearch you can start to visualize them using the Kibana web app and build your own dashboard. While using Kibana for a week or so, I found it tricky to find the docs or tutorials to get me up to speed quickly with some of the more advanced/hidden features.

In this Kibana dashboard video:

  1. build TopN automated classification queries
  2. view the TopN values of a particular column from the table panel
  3. manually create multiple queries to appear as series in your charts