Kibana completes the data visualization of the ELK stack. This tool is used to visualize Elasticsearch documents and help developers quickly understand it. The Kibana dashboard provides a variety of interactive charts, geospatial data, and graphs to visualize complex queries. It can be used to search, view, and interact with data stored in the Elasticsearch directory. Kibana can help you perform advanced data analysis and visualize your data in various tables, charts, and maps. In Kibana, there are multiple ways to perform searches on your data. The following section shows a collection of Kibana objects like Kibana dashboards, visualizations and more.

Kibana Dashboards examples

Kibana dashboard example visualizing the results of the Elastic SIEM detection engine

Vega example to show GitHub commits per author per hour of day.

Kibana Dashboard example to visualize osquery performance

A Kibana Canvas dashboard example that visualizes suricata logs collected with Filebeat.

This is a simple canvas dashboard example that analyzes logs created by Filebeat.

Kibana canvas example showing an office screen with weather, news and stock information

A collection of rules based on the Sigma detection rules for web server looks, e.g. apache, nginx or IIS.

Data Table visualization with enhanced features like computed columns, pivot table or filter bar

This is a working clock visualization in UTC time.

More about Kibana Dashboards

With Kibana dashboards you can fulfill many different use cases like

  • Powerful front-end dashboarding which is capable of visualizing indexed information from the elastic cluster
  • Enables real-time search of indexed information and up to peta byte scale
  • You can search, view, and interact with data stored in Elasticsearch
  • Execute queries on data & visualize results in charts, tables, and maps
  • Configurable dashboard to slice and dice logstash logs in elasticsearch
  • Capable of providing historical data in the form of graphs, charts, etc.
  • Real-time dashboards which is easily configurable
  • Kibana ElasticSearch enables real-time search of indexed information

Using e.g. Kibana Canvas dashboards makes it easy to visualize any kind of information in seconds.