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Elasticsearch 5.x Cookbook - Third Edition by Alberto Paro

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Generating graph with Kibana

X-Pack for Elasticsearch and Kibana 5.x or above provides a graph API to discover relations in your data. The Elasticsearch graph is built in real-time, extracting relations from the indexed data.

Getting ready

You need an up-and-running Elasticsearch installation as we described in the Downloading and installing Elasticsearch recipe in Chapter 2, Downloading and Setup.

You also need a functional Kibana installation as described in the Installing Kibana and X-Pack recipe.

How to do it...

To create a custom graph view, we will perform the following steps:

  1. We access the Graph section of Kibana as shown in the following screenshot:
  2. A graph works on an index pattern, so we need to select the one that is available to start creating ...

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