When comparing mirage vs ElasticHQ, the Slant community recommends ElasticHQ for most people. In the question“What are the best Elasticsearch GUI clients?” ElasticHQ is ranked 3rd while mirage is ranked 4th. The most important reason people chose ElasticHQ is:
ElasticHQ is easy to install and accessible from your browser. Can be installed in just 2 commands and will remain running until shutdown. Installation docs can be found [here.](https://github.com/ElasticHQ/elasticsearch-HQ)
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Shows docs for any query within the app
Pro Web based
It's available as a hosted app, a chrome extension or ran with docker.
Pro Smart query creation
Uses the index's elasticsearch mappings and the selected field's data type to show only the applicable queries in the dropdown.
Pro Open source
Released under the Apache 2.0 License, users are encouraged to contribute.
Pro Installation is easy
ElasticHQ is easy to install and accessible from your browser. Can be installed in just 2 commands and will remain running until shutdown. Installation docs can be found here.
Pro Most comprehensive set of tools
Can manage and keep track of ES Datasets in real time, is cloud-ready and has been battle-tested by multiple large companies.
Pro Real-Time Monitoring
ElasticHQ allows you to view real-time threads, individual cluster nodes, cluster runtime metrics, and configurations.
Pro Cloud ready
Can be deployed on AWS, Azure and any other cloud service.
Pro Open source
Licensed under Apache 2 can be used and re-distributed without complications.
Pro Cluster management
Complete control over clusters, nodes, indexes, and mappings.
Con Doesn't support specialized queries
Queries such as MoreLikeThis, Template and Script, are not supported.