Chapter 1. Getting Started with Elasticsearch Cluster

Welcome to the wonderful world of Elasticsearch—a great full text search and analytics engine. It doesn't matter if you are new to Elasticsearch and full text searches in general, or if you already have some experience in this. We hope that, by reading this book, you'll be able to learn and extend your knowledge of Elasticsearch. As this book is also dedicated to beginners, we decided to start with a short introduction to full text searches in general, and after that, a brief overview of Elasticsearch.

Please remember that Elasticsearch is a rapidly changing of software. Not only are features added, but the Elasticsearch core functionality is also constantly evolving and changing. We try to ...

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