What is Kibana?
Kibana is an open source (Apache Licensed), browser based analytics and search dashboard for Elasticsearch. Kibana is a snap to setup and start using. Kibana strives to be easy to get started with, while also being flexible and powerful, just like Elasticsearch.
Kibana is a tool in the Monitoring Tools category of a tech stack.
Why developers like Kibana
Easy to setup
Can search text
Has pie chart
X-axis is not restricted to timestamp
Easy queries and is a good way to view logs