Elasticsearch is one of the most popular tools for distributed open source search and analytics. This book will help you in understanding everything about the new features of Elasticsearch, and how to use them efficiently for searching, aggregating, and indexing data with speed and accuracy, while also helping you understand how you can use them to build your own search applications with ease. You will also acquire a basic understanding of how to build and deploy effective search and analytics solutions using Elasticsearch.
Starting with an introduction to the Elastic Stack, this book will help you quickly get up to speed with using Elasticsearch. Next, you'll learn how to deploy and manage Elasticsearch clusters, as well as how to use your deployment to develop powerful search and analytics solutions. As you progress, you'll also discover how to install, configure, manage, and secure Elasticsearch clusters, in addition to understanding how to troubleshoot any issues you may encounter along the way. Finally, the book helps you explore the inner workings of Elasticsearch and gain insights into queries, analyzers, mappings, and aggregations as you learn to work with search results.