How do I use doc_count in an aggregations range query in ElasticSearch 1.0?

(Axel Dahl) #1

I have a bunch of user generated events in my ES cluster. Each event
contains the user's UUID.

I'm trying to write a query that buckets users into low, medium and high
activity based on the number of events each user generates.

I'm using this query to get the number of events generated by each user:

"aggs" : {
"users" : {
"terms" : { "field" : "user_id.raw" }

This works fine, but I need to further bucket the results into a range
query using the previous results "doc_count", so that I can sort each user
into a low, med, high activity bucket. The buckets are fixed (at least for
now). so low=0-5, med=5-10 high=10+

I tried a bunch of ways to access the doc_count field using a
sub-aggregation but never manage to get it work. I figured this would be a
fairly common use case, but can't seem to crack it, so any help would be
much appreciated.

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(system) #2