Searching or filtering for a particular term is very frequent. Term queries work with exact value matches and are generally very fast.
The term queries can be compared to the equal "=" query in the SQL world (for not tokenized fields).
You need an up-and-running Elasticsearch installation as we described in the Downloading and installing Elasticsearch recipe in Chapter 2, Downloading and Setup.
curl via the command line, you need to install
curl for your operative system.
To correctly execute the following commands, you need an index populated with the
chapter_05/populate_query.sh script available in the online code.
To execute a term query, we will perform the following steps: