re:dash with TreasureData

re:dash is a open source data collaboration and visualization platform. User can visualize own data from TreasureData with re:dash. This article introduces how to build own dashboard by re:dash and TreasureData.


Table of Contents

1. Set up re:dash

  • Environments

    • re:dash v0.10.1 by using AMI Image
    • TreasureData account
  • Choose AMI Image from docs

  • Lauch redash-0101b1834.1-us-east-1 - ami-52c3373f (ami-52c3373f) or later

  • Open http://(Address)/login as admin/admin

logpage toppage

2. Set up TreasureData Plugin

2.1. Add TreasureData Plugin

To add TreasureData plugin as datasource, Fill the following parameters.

  • Name: Any
  • Type: TreasureData
  • APIKEY: Any (Required)
  • Database Name: Any (Required)
  • Endpoint: (Default)
  • Auto Schema Retrieval: Off (default) — If you turn on this feature, TreasureData’s table schema is appeared in Query Editor. But, if you have a lot of schema in TreasureData, this feature might affect the performance.
  • Type: hive (Default) / presto (Paid Plan)


2.2. Try New Query

After added TreasureData plugin, you can select it as DataSource on New Query page. And, you can see the table schema in the right. After issuing new query, you can see the results on bottom. Optionally, you can select Refresh Interval to collect data automatically.

new query

Also, you can see the job issued from re:dash on TreasureData Console.


2.3. Visualize collected data

Let’s set the following query, you can get Page View.

TD_TIME_FORMAT(time, 'yyyy-MM-dd HH:00:00') as hour,
count(1) as pv
FROM www_access


To visualize the above data, click + New Visualization button, and then you can edit graph.

edit page

To save your graph, change title on top.

Page view

2.4. Build own Dashboard

After visualized collected data, you can build own dashboard.

Move to dashboard page, and you can add your graph by Add widget.

add widget

Then, you can see Page View on your dashboard.


3. Conclusion

You can collect data to TreasureData easily and visualze data on TreasureData by re:dash!


Last modified: Jul 09 2016 12:07:12 UTC

If this article is incorrect or outdated, or omits critical information, please let us know. For all other issues, please see our support channels.