Log Service provides the visualization feature that displays query and analysis results in charts. You can select different types of charts based on your business requirements and save the charts to dashboards, which are refreshed in real time. In addition, you can connect Log Service to external visualization tools.

Visualization methods

The following table describes the visualization methods that are supported.

Visualization method Description
Dashboard A dashboard provides real-time data analysis results. You can view multiple charts that are generated based on query and analysis results on a dashboard. When you open or refresh a dashboard, the query statement for each chart on the dashboard is automatically executed.
Chart A chart displays the rendered result of data that is returned by query statements. Log Service provides multiple types of charts, including tables, line charts, and column charts. Log Service provides two versions of charts: Pro and standard.
  • Pro: This version can display the results of multiple query statements and allows you to configure personalized display settings for the results of each query statement. For more information, see Overview of charts (Pro).
  • Standard: You can upgrade this version to the Pro version with a few clicks. For more information, see Chart overview.
External visualization tool You can connect Log Service to external visualization tools, such as DataV, Grafana, and Tableau, to display data on dashboards.

Limits

The following table describes the limits of the visualization feature.

Visualization method Description
Dashboard You can create up to 50 dashboards for a project.
Chart You can add up to 50 charts to a dashboard.

Operations

The following table describes the operations that are related to the visualization feature.

Visualization method Operation Description
Dashboard Create a dashboard You can create a dashboard for real-time data analysis.
Manage a dashboard in display mode You can view all charts that are added to a dashboard in display mode. By default, dashboards are in display mode. You can perform the following operations on a dashboard in display mode:
Manage a dashboard in edit mode You can edit a dashboard in edit mode. You can perform the following operations on a dashboard in edit mode:
Chart layouts You can adjust the chart layout on a dashboard.
Subscribe to a dashboard You can subscribe to dashboards in Log Service. After you subscribe to a dashboard, Log Service renders the dashboard into an image on a regular basis and sends the images to specified recipients by using emails or DingTalk group messages.
Add a filter You can add a filter to a dashboard to filter data or replace variables for the query statements of charts on the dashboard.
Embed console pages and share log data You can view dashboards in the Log Service console. You can also embed dashboard pages into your website. This way, you can view and analyze data in a more flexible manner.
Chart (Pro) Add charts to a dashboard You can add charts (Pro) to a dashboard.
Configure query statements You can use a chart (Pro) to display the results of multiple query statements.
Configure a data conversion rule You can configure a data conversion rule to process the results of query statements.
Configure chart attributes You can configure the attributes for a chart (Pro).
Configure a drill-down event You can configure a drill-down event for a chart (Pro) to analyze data from a finer-grained dimension.
Chart Add charts to a dashboard You can add charts to a dashboard.
Configure chart attributes You can configure the attributes for a chart.
Configure a drill-down event You can configure a drill-down event for a chart to analyze data from a finer-grained dimension.
External visualization tool Connect Log Service with DataV You can connect Log Service to DataV to display data on DataV dashboards.
Connect Log Service to Grafana You can connect Log Service to Grafana to display data on Grafana dashboards.