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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)

Summary

In this chapter, we covered the REST APIs that we can use to interact with Elasticsearch. We looked at how we can handle multiple indices and then moved on to look at the common options for the API response. We also covered the APIs for cluster health, state, and statistics to check the cluster details. After the cluster APIs, we covered the node APIs that we use to check the state and stats of the node. Then, we covered index APIs, learning how to create, delete, and retrieve indices. After looking at index APIs, we learned about document APIs and how we can use them to create, view, update, and delete documents, as well as using them to delete multiple documents using a query.

In the next chapter, we will walk through the details of how full text is analyzed and indexed in Elasticsearch, including a discussion of the various analyzers and filters and how to configure...