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Elasticsearch Indexing

By : Huseyin Akdogan
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Elasticsearch Indexing

By: Huseyin Akdogan

Overview of this book

Beginning with an overview of the way ElasticSearch stores data, you’ll begin to extend your knowledge to tackle indexing and mapping, and learn how to configure ElasticSearch to meet your users’ needs. You’ll then find out how to use analysis and analyzers for greater intelligence in how you organize and pull up search results – to guarantee that every search query is met with the relevant results! You’ll explore the anatomy of an ElasticSearch cluster, and learn how to set up configurations that give you optimum availability as well as scalability. Once you’ve learned how these elements work, you’ll find real-world solutions to help you improve indexing performance, as well as tips and guidance on safety so you can back up and restore data. Once you’ve learned each component outlined throughout, you will be confident that you can help to deliver an improved search experience – exactly what modern users demand and expect.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Elasticsearch Indexing
About the Author
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Introducing analysis

As mentioned in Chapter 1, Introduction to Efficient Indexing, a huge scale of data is produced at any moment in today's world of information technologies on various platforms, such as social media and medium and large-sized companies, which provide services in communication, health, security, and any other areas. Moreover, initially, such data is in an unstructured form.

We can see that this point of view on the big data takes into account three basic needs/concerns/forms:

  • Recording of data by high performance

  • Accessing of data by high performance

  • Analyzing of data

Big data solutions are mostly related to the aforementioned three basic needs.

Data should be recorded with high performance in order that data can be accessed with fully high performance benefits; however, it is not enough alone. To get the real meaning of data, data must be analyzed.

Thanks to data analysis, the well-established search engines like Google and many social media platforms like Facebook/Twitter are...