Kibana: build your own dashboard

With Kibana it is possible to build custom dashboards to display our data in an appropriate way. There are different types of visualization including pie charts, bar charts and geographic maps. In this tutorial we’ll discover how to build a custom dashboard starting with data entry.

Kibana: let’s explore data

Kibana, ELK Stack’s data visualization tool, offers several methodologies to graphically represent and explore data. Thanks to some example data, you can better understand the potential of this tool. In this tutorial we will discover some of them.

What is Kibana used for?

Data visualization plays a vital role in many activities. There are several tools, both open-source and paid, that allow us to create intuitive representations of our data. Among them we can’t mention Kibana, the data visualization tool by ELK Stack. Let’s find out what are its main features and not slo those dedicated to visualization.

ELK Stack: what it is and what it is used for

ELK Stack, an acronym for Elasticsearch – LogStash – Kibana, is a valuable tool for data ingest and analysis in various application contexts. Initially born to support the textual research, today its functionalities have increased considerably. In fact, it is possible to ingest data using Beats and LogStash and/or create interactive dashboards of analysis using Kibana. Let’s discover its main features.

MongoDB 5: the new features

MongoDB is the most widely used NoSQL database in the world. Its continuous growth is due to the continuous development of new features. Version 5, released at the end of July 2021, introduced some very interesting new features. In this article we will analyze the most relevant and most useful in their daily use.

Neo4j: guide to use a graph database

Neo4j is the leader in graph databases. Through Cypher queries, it is possible to optimally manage a graph representation of our data and discover interesting correlations between them. Let’s find out how to use it with some simple query examples and some advanced use case suggestions.

MongoDB and Docker – How to create and configure a replica set

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Creating a replica set in MongoDB requires several steps that need to be performed accurately. Taking advantage of Docker’s capabilities, you can automate the whole process. We are going to find out step by step how to configure the various components of our project.

Theory of MongoDB replica set

Schema MongoDB replica set con arbitro

Replicata sets allow data to be redundant across different MongoDB instances, thereby increasing fault tolerance and availability to distribute workloads across different data centers. Let’s explore the main features.

MongoDB Compass – extract statistics using aggregation pipeline

MongoDB Compass aggregation pipeline

Unlike relational databases, MongoDB allows you to create pipelines for manipulation and extraction of statistics in a simple and intuitive way. With the latest versions, the aggregation pipeline was introduced, which is based on the idea of creating a data processing framework. Documents in a collection enter a multi-step pipeline that transforms the documents into […]

MongoDB Compass – easily query and analyze a NoSQL database

MongoDB Compass

In this how-to guide on the most common queries in MongoDB we will use the sample datasets provided within the MongoDB Atlas installation. Find all the references on how to create a free account on MongoDB Atlas, configure a cluster and load databases to practice in this article. Cluster connection First you need to decide […]