Sub agg depending on length of results

(Islam Elshobokshy) #1

Hello. I have several fields, and I want to put each one as a sub agg of another one.

Say A->subAgg(B)->subAgg(C)->subAgg(D)

But I want them to be put depending on their number of results. If for example D has the most results as an aggregation I want it to be put at first, and the next one is the one containing the second most results, say A... etc like so D->subAgg(A)->subAgg(B)->subAgg(C)

How can I do that?

(Zachary Tong) #2

Afraid that isn't possible. Order of the aggregation in the tree determines which and how documents match the child sub-aggregations. We can't reorder the aggs predominantly for technical reasons, but also because it would break the counts and metrics. The generated counts/metrics are only valid in the order specified.

What are you trying to accomplish?

(system) #3

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