How-to Build Kibana Visualizations


Apr 25, 2017, 11:00 PM – Apr 26, 2017, 2:00 AM


About this event

Join us for our upcoming meetup!  Matt Gruett from TDS Telecom will be leading a how-to presentation on building visualizations in Kibana 5.2. 

Doors will open at 6pm and we'll have the how-to presentation start at 6:30pm. 

Learn what Kibana tricks TDS Telecom has used to show data percentages with Kibana’s pie chart visualization and real-world examples of the split slices and split charts features.  Kibana’s histogram capabilities will get a lot of attention as well including how-tos on splitting histogram bars, building percentage-based histograms, forcing histograms into defined time periods, adjusting the Y-axis scale, using IP networks to create custom filters and creating fill-based histograms for visually plotting network bandwidth.  Other visualizations such as mapping latitude and longitude, creating export tables and showing top 10 and bottom 10 data summaries will be discussed as well.  This time will be largely interactive with plenty of time for Q&A.

Matt Gruett is the manager of the IT Risk Management & Security team at TDS Telecom.  He and his team manage customer-facing and internal enterprise security for TDS Telecom, which is the wireline and cable service provider division of parent company Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS)  While at TDS Telecom, Matt has worked as an architect and network security engineer creating security solutions for TDS Telecom’s residential and commercial customers for both the telephone and cable business units of the company.  Previous to TDS Telecom, he worked in security and system administration/engineering in a number of other industry sectors including printing, entertainment and manufacturing at numerous companies including Big Idea Productions and Rockwell Automation.  He has also done freelance writing including authoring a weekly column for technology blog network



April 25 – 26, 2017
11:00 PM – 2:00 AM UTC


  • Dan Piontek

    Account Executive

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