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Elasticsearch 7 Quick Start Guide

By : Anurag Srivastava, Douglas Miller
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Elasticsearch 7 Quick Start Guide

By: Anurag Srivastava, Douglas Miller

Overview of this book

Elasticsearch is one of the most popular tools for distributed search and analytics. This Elasticsearch book highlights the latest features of Elasticsearch 7 and helps you understand how you can use them to build your own search applications with ease. Starting with an introduction to the Elastic Stack, this book will help you quickly get up to speed with using Elasticsearch. You'll learn how to install, configure, manage, secure, and deploy Elasticsearch clusters, as well as how to use your deployment to develop powerful search and analytics solutions. As you progress, you'll also understand how to troubleshoot any issues that you may encounter along the way. Finally, the book will help you explore the inner workings of Elasticsearch and gain insights into queries, analyzers, mappings, and aggregations as you learn to work with search results. By the end of this book, you'll have a basic understanding of how to build and deploy effective search and analytics solutions using Elasticsearch.
Table of Contents (10 chapters)

Installation of Elasticsearch

We will cover the different ways of installing Elasticsearch depending on the operating system we are using. Elasticsearch is the heart of the Elastic Stack, and it is used to store data so that we can perform data analysis and visualization. So, let's start with Elasticsearch installation on Linux-based operating systems.

Installing Elasticsearch on Linux

Follow these steps to install Elasticsearch on Linux:

  1. The first step is to download the Elasticsearch 7.1.1 Linux TAR file, which we can do using the following command:
curl -L -O
  1. After downloading the Linux TAR file, we need to extract it using...