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Elasticsearch Essentials by Bharvi Dixit

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Node upgrades without downtime

To achieve SLAs, you need highly available systems. However, at the same time, you may need to upgrade or downgrade your machines or even upgrade Elasticsearch to its upgraded release. Both cases require some best practices to be followed because one wrong step can incur data loss or a delay in the completion of the required changes. In both the cases, one thing is for sure, nodes must be stopped one by one. While it's easy to stop the client or the master node and perform maintenance tasks, data nodes require special considerations because they might need a higher shard recovery time.

Every time a data node is restarted, shard re-balancing is done by Elasticsearch, which takes too much time because of some unnecessary ...

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