Adding a force-directed graph of web hits

As you have seen from the other recipes throughout the book, we have used many of the normal everyday visualizations seen commonly in spreadsheets and presentations. As data intelligence tools such as Splunk push the boundaries of getting data into a user's hands, there is a need to deliver and represent data via new and unique visualizations.

This recipe will show you how to install the Splunk web framework and create a force-directed graph (FDG) of relationships between web page hits that will be populated as a new dashboard in the Operational Intelligence application.

Getting ready

To step through this recipe, you will need a running Splunk Enterprise server, with the sample data loaded from Chapter 1 ...

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