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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)

To get the most out of this book

No prior experience with the Elastic Stack is required. The steps for installing and running Elasticsearch are covered in the book.

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Conventions used

There are a number of text conventions used throughout this book.

CodeInText: Indicates code words in text, database table names, folder names, filenames, file extensions, pathnames, dummy URLs, user input, and Twitter handles. Here is an example: "Let's take the example of kibana_sample_data_flight data to understand how we can prettify the results using the pretty keyword."

A block of code is set as follows:

PUT index_name
{
"settings": {
"number_of_shards": 1
},
"mappings": {
"_doc": {
"properties": {
"field_number_1": {
"type": "text"
}
}
}
}
}

Any command-line input or output is written as follows:

curl -L -O https://artifacts.elastic.co/downloads/elasticsearch/elasticsearch-7.1.1-linux-x86_64.tar.gz

Bold: Indicates a new term, an important word, or words that you see on screen. For example, words in menus or dialog boxes appear in the text like this. Here is an example: "A manual uninstall must be performed through Add or remove programs."

Warnings or important notes appear like this.
Tips and tricks appear like this.