s-Dashboard Overview

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s-Dashboard Overview

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s-Dashboard is a browser based solution to enable business users and analysts to build, edit, and deploy real-time dashboards over streams, views, or tables. These streams, views, and tables may have been created in StreamLab, or otherwise generated in s-Server. Once deployed, these dashboards will update continuously with s-Server data.

Once s-Dashboard is running in your environment, you access it by pointing your browser to a web address along the lines of localhost:5595. Other users may also send you links to dashboards that they have created.

Note: In many cases, s-Dashboard will automatically work with s-Server. See Running s-Dashboard for details on connecting s-Dashboard to s-Server in other cases.

Dashboards are web pages that contain multiple panels, each of which can connect to a different stream, view, or table. You can arrange panels in a variety of flexible layouts. See Working with Dashboard Layouts for more details.

Each panel contains a visualization. These are flexible modes of viewing your data, including simple tables, points on a map, line plots, bar graphs, area maps, and so on. These all use column-row combinations to plot data. Panels can be changed in terms of both layout and data input. Dashboards will be most useful for streaming data, as you will be able to see data changing in real time. See Working with Panels for more details.

The dashboard below, for example, shows a line chart which displays suspect logins to a bank over a shifting window of time.

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By  using adjustable panels, s-Dashboard lets you view multiple such objects at once. Each dashboard can be laid out with multiple panels, in combinations that you can change by adjusting panel layout.

The figure below shows two dashboards side by side showing the same data.

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