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Elasticsearch 5.x Cookbook - Third Edition by Alberto Paro

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Executing a scrolling query

Every time a query is executed, the results are calculated and returned to the user. In Elasticsearch, there is not a deterministic order for records: pagination on a big block of values can bring inconsistency between results due to added and deleted documents and also documents with the same score. The scrolling query tries to resolve this kind of problem, giving a special cursor that allows the user to uniquely iterate all the documents.

Getting ready

You will need an up-and-running Elasticsearch installation as used in the Downloading and installing Elasticsearch recipe in Chapter 2, Downloading and Setup.

To execute curl via a command line, you need to install curl for your operating system.

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