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Elasticsearch Server Second Edition by Marek Rogoziński, Rafał Kuć

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Summary

In this chapter, we learned what full text search is and how Apache Lucene fits in there. In addition to this, we are now familiar with the basic concepts of Elasticsearch and its top-level architecture. We used the Elasticsearch REST API not only to index data but also to update it, retrieve it, and finally delete it. Finally, we searched our data using the simple URI query. In the next chapter, we'll focus on indexing our data. We will see how Elasticsearch indexing works and what is the role of primary shard and its replicas. We'll see how Elasticsearch handles the data that it doesn't know or how to create our own mappings—the JSON structure that describes the structure of our index. We'll also learn how to use batch indexing to speed ...

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