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Alerts

Alerts are a way to watch your graph database for specific patterns and be notified when such pattern appears in the data. A simple triage interface let the users navigate through pattern matches and flag them as confirmed or dismissed.

Alerts are a supported only for Neo4j in Linkurious 2.2.2.

If you are interested in alerts from other graph vendors, please get in touch.

How alerts work

To create an alert, an administrator needs to:

  • Write a graph pattern query (e.g. a Cypher query in the case of Neo4j)
  • Configure additional columns to be returned along each match

Using the Run query button, you can preview results for the current query:

Additional columns can be configured using explicitly returned values, as done here with n.length.

Clicking Next, a secondary configuration page will ask for the name of the alert and the frequency at which the query will be run.

After configuring and enabling an alert, it can be accessed by users in the Alerts panel:

Opening an alerts lists all recent matches, sortable by any column:

Clicking on a match opens it for details: