Creating Data Views and Introducing Spaces

If you’ve been wondering when we will really start working on Kibana, now is the time!

In the last chapter, we explored the installation, configuration, and starting/stopping of Kibana, along with looking at different ways to add data. Now is the time to start taking a deep dive into how we explore our data in Kibana. The first and foremost step is to create a data view (it was called an index pattern in older versions of Kibana) through Kibana’s UI page. We will see the step-by-step process of how to create them, explore them for fields and field mappings (data types), and make the best sense of our data.

Here are the topics we’ll now start exploring:

  • Exploring data views
  • Creating spaces
  • Understanding ...

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