The APIs for managing a document (index, update, and delete) are the most important after the search ones. In this recipe, we will see how to use them in a standard way and in bulk actions to improve performances.
You need an up-and-running Elasticsearch installation, as we described in the Downloading and installing Elasticsearch recipe in Chapter 2, Downloading and Setup.
You also need the Python installed packages of Creating a client recipe of this chapter.
The full code for this recipe can be found in the
How to do it…
The three main operations to manage the documents are as follows:
index: This operation stores a document in Elasticsearch. It is mapped on the index API call. ...