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