Elasticsearch provides a helper to build complex span queries that depend on simple preconfigured settings. This helper is called match query.
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.
For executing match queries, we will perform the following steps: