Tilemap - Geolocation doesn't represent all points

(Seth S) #1

When I render a tilemap with geolocation in Kibana 5.4.0, the popular areas outweigh the unpopular areas so much that the unpopular areas are not rendered by Kibana.

####Example: With no Geofilter, you can see that NY is very popular

Yet if I apply a geofilter (seen in red), the unpopular areas are then visible.

What I've Tried:

  • Appliy different Map Types in the options, yet none of them have displayed the less-popular areas.
  • set metrics:max_buckets: 20000000in 'advanced objects' to allow the datasource to return more data

Anything I can do to make this Tilemap more representative of my data?

(Matt Bargar) #2

There aren't many dials we can turn to tune this at the moment. Have you tried the scaled circles type? It might display the data better.

@thomasneirynck let us know if you have any other ideas.

(Thomas Neirynck) #3

yes, we don't have extra options for the heatmap.

there's an outstanding feature request to simplify the heatmap controls. Right now, they are not very intuitive or easy to use: https://github.com/elastic/kibana/issues/11759

(system) #4

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