Kibana: This week in Kibana for December 26, 2017

Welcome to Keeping up with Kibana! This is a weekly series of posts on new developments in the Kibana project and any related learning resources and events.

Hi all,

Well, this is the last post in this series for 2017, and it has been an incredibly productive year for Kibana. Thank you for all of the enhancement requests, PRs, error reports, AMA questions, and forum posts, they help us to make Kibana better for everyone. 

I won't reiterate all of the changes from 2017, but if you haven't upgraded Kibana in a while you should really read these release posts below, there is a lot of value there and we have a packed road map for 2018.

Kibana 5.2.0Heatmaps, Localization, Monitoring Elasticsearch in containers
Kibana 5.3.0 Top hits aggregations, Full screen visualizations, SSL passphrase support
Kibana 5.4.0Create Visualization UX, View/Edit mode for Dashboards, Time Series Visual Builder, Event Context, Geo-Centroid for heat maps, Watcher UI, Cluster Alterts
Kibana 5.5.0Filter Editor, Cross Cluster Search support, Grok Debugger, ML Job Monitoring, Dashboard Cloning, Gauge Charts, Region Maps
Kibana 6.0.0CSV Export, Accessibility improvements, Watcher UI for Threshold Alerts, Full Screen Dashboards, Dashboard Only Mode, Email notifications for Cluster Alerts, Refactor of the Visualizations Code
Kibana 6.1.0Dashboard Input Controls, Kibana Homepage, Monitoring support for Cross Cluster Search, Lab Visualizations, Pie Chart Data Labels, Disconnected Operation for Region Maps, Preserve Dashboard Layout in Reporting, Custom Panel Titles on Dashboards, License Management, Secure Settings Store

That's all for this week, have a great end of 2017, and a happy new year!