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Mastering Elasticsearch 5.x - Third Edition

By : Bharvi Dixit
Book Image

Mastering Elasticsearch 5.x - Third Edition

By: Bharvi Dixit

Overview of this book

Elasticsearch is a modern, fast, distributed, scalable, fault tolerant, and open source search and analytics engine. Elasticsearch leverages the capabilities of Apache Lucene, and provides a new level of control over how you can index and search even huge sets of data. This book will give you a brief recap of the basics and also introduce you to the new features of Elasticsearch 5. We will guide you through the intermediate and advanced functionalities of Elasticsearch, such as querying, indexing, searching, and modifying data. We’ll also explore advanced concepts, including aggregation, index control, sharding, replication, and clustering. We’ll show you the modules of monitoring and administration available in Elasticsearch, and will also cover backup and recovery. You will get an understanding of how you can scale your Elasticsearch cluster to contextualize it and improve its performance. We’ll also show you how you can create your own analysis plugin in Elasticsearch. By the end of the book, you will have all the knowledge necessary to master Elasticsearch and put it to efficient use.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Mastering Elasticsearch 5.x - Third Edition
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback


This chapter was written to give you an overview of the complete Elastic Stack, which contains Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, and Beats as its components. We started with the overview and then covered how to do setup and configuration of Logstash, Beats, and Kibana. We also tried to explain the components of Kibana as much as the scope of this chapter allowed us.

And now we've reached the end of the book, and we wanted to write a small summary and say a few words to the brave reader who has managed to get to the end. We decided to write Mastering Elasticsearch 5.x, Third Edition, because the previous edition of this book was based on Elasticsearch version 1.4.x and since then so many things have been changed in this technology. We wanted to keep you updated with all the concepts around this awesome search server along with letting you know about the major changes which took place across major releases of Elasticsearch. Although you will see this book covers Elasticsearch 5.0.0 in...