Executing a standard search
In the previous recipe, we have seen how to build queries; in this recipe we can execute a query to retrieve some documents.
You need an up-and-running Elasticsearch installation as we described in the Downloading and installing Elasticsearch recipe in the Chapter 2, Downloading and Setup.
A Maven tool, or an IDE that natively supports it for Java programming such as Eclipse or IntelliJ IDEA, must be installed.
The code for this recipe is in the
chapter_14/nativeclient directory and the referred class is the
How to do it...
To execute a standard query, we will perform the following steps:
- We need to import
QueryBuildersto create the query:
import static org.elasticsearch.index.query.QueryBuilders.*; ...