Kibana - Working With Guage And Goal

A gauge visualization tells how your metric considered on the data falls in the predefined range.

A goal visualization tells about your goal and how your metric on your data progresses towards the goal.

Working with Gauge

To start using Gauge, go to visualization and select Visualize tab from Kibana UI.

Working with Gauge

Click on Gauge and select the index you want to use.

Click on Gauge

We are going to work on medicalvisits-26.01.2019 index.

Select the time range of February 2017

time range of February

Now you can select the metric and bucket aggregation.

metric bucket aggregation

We have selected the metric aggregation as Count.

Metric aggregation Count

The bucket aggregation we have selected Terms and the field selected is Number_Home_Visits.

From Data options Tab, the options selected are shown below −

Data options Tab

Gauge Type can be in the form of circle or arc. We have selected as arc and rest all others as the default values.

The predefined range we have added is shown here −

Gauge default values

The colour selected is Green To Red.

Now, click on Analyze Button to see the visualization in the form of Gauge as shown below −

Visualization of Gauge

Working with Goal

Go to Visualize Tab and select Goal as shown below −

Visualize Tab

Select Goal and select the index.

Use medicalvisits-26.01.2019 as the index.

Select Goal index

Select the metric aggregation and bucket aggregation.

Metric Aggregation

Gauge Metric Aggregation

We have selected Count as the metric aggregation.

Bucket Aggregation

Gauge Bucket Aggregation

We have selected Terms as the bucket aggregation and field is Number_Home_Visits.

The options selected are as follows −


The Range selected is as follows −

Gauge_Range selected

Click on Analyze and you see the goal displayed as follows −

Gauge_goal display
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