Leverage Elasticsearch to create a robust, fast, and flexible search solution with ease
About This Book
Who This Book Is For
If you are a competent developer and want to learn about the great and exciting world of ElasticSearch, then this book is for you. No prior knowledge of Java or Apache Lucene is needed.
What You Will Learn
ElasticSearch is a very fast and scalable open source search engine, designed with distribution and cloud in mind, complete with all the goodies that Apache Lucene has to offer. ElasticSearch’s schema-free architecture allows developers to index and search unstructured content, making it perfectly suited for both small projects and large big data warehouses, even those with petabytes of unstructured data.
This book will guide you through the world of the most commonly used ElasticSearch server functionalities. You’ll start off by getting an understanding of the basics of ElasticSearch and its data indexing functionality. Next, you will see the querying capabilities of ElasticSearch, followed by a through explanation of scoring and search relevance. After this, you will explore the aggregation and data analysis capabilities of ElasticSearch and will learn how cluster administration and scaling can be used to boost your application performance. You’ll find out how to use the friendly REST APIs and how to tune ElasticSearch to make the most of it. By the end of this book, you will have be able to create amazing search solutions as per your project’s specifications.
Style and approach
This step-by-step guide is full of screenshots and real-world examples to take you on a journey through the wonderful world of full text search provided by ElasticSearch.
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