Metabase Up and Running: Introduce business intelligence and analytics in your company and make better business decisions

Metabase Up and Running: Introduce business intelligence and analytics in your company and make better business decisions

English | 2020 | ISBN: 978-1800202313 | 290 Pages | PDF, EPUB | 50 MB

Ask questions of your data and gain insights to make better business decisions using the open-source business intelligence tool, Metabase Metabase is an open-source business intelligence (BI) tool that helps you use data to answer questions about your business. This book will give you a detailed introduction if you’re looking to use Metabase in your organization to get the most value from your data. You’ll start by installing and setting up Metabase. Next, the book shows you how to create different visualizations, charts, and dashboards to gain insights from your data with the help of examples. As you progress, you’ll understand how to share the results with peers in your organization. Later, you’ll be able to handle the administration aspect of Metabase by learning how to configure and deploy Metabase, manage accounts, and execute administrative tasks such as adding users and creating permissions and metadata. In addition to this, you’ll cover production-related aspects such as embedding Metabase, auditing performance, white-labeling, and data sandboxing, before exploring how to deploy and host your own instance of Metabase that the rest of your organization can use. Throughout the book, you’ll explore the entire data analytics journey – from connecting your data sources, visualizing data, and creating dashboards through to daily reporting. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to implement Metabase as an integral tool in your organization. What you will learn
  • Explore different types of databases and how to connect them to Metabase
  • Understand how Segments and Metrics can make data exploration easier for users without a technical background
  • Use Metabase’s user interface (UI) to filter and aggregate data on single and multiple tables
  • Become a Metabase admin by learning how to add users and create permissions
  • Answer critical questions for your organization by using the notebook editor and writing SQL queries
  • Use the search functionality to search through tables, dashboards, and metrics