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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)

Let's Do a Search!

Data searching is a very important aspect when we want to retrieve relevant information from a dataset. Sometimes, it is also important to understand the context before applying the actual search because if the context is incorrect, then we can return wrong and irrelevant data. Elasticsearch provides us with a variety of ways to tweak the search so that we can return the most relevant search results to the end users.

In this chapter, we will data search using Elasticsearch by delving into the following topics:

  • Introduction to data search
  • Search API