Discover your dataedit

Using Discover, enter an Elasticsearch query to search your data and filter the results.

  1. Open Discover.

    The shakes* index pattern appears.

  2. To make ba* the current index, click the index pattern dropdown, then select ba*.

    By default, all fields are shown for each matching document.

  3. In the search field, enter:

    account_number<100 AND balance>47500

    The search returns all account numbers between zero and 99 with balances in excess of 47,500. Results appear for account numbers 8, 32, 78, 85, and 97.

    Image showing the search results for account numbers between zero and 99
  4. Hover over the list of Available fields, then click add next to each field you want include as a column in the table.

    For example, when you add the account_number field, the display changes to a list of five account numbers.

    Image showing a dropdown with five account numbers

Now that you know what your documents contain, it’s time to gain insight into your data with visualizations.