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Elasticsearch Server Second Edition by Marek Rogoziński, Rafał Kuć

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Chapter 8. Administrating Your Cluster

In the previous chapter, we learned how node discovery works in Elasticsearch and how to tune it. We also learned about the recovery and gateway modules. We saw how to prepare our cluster for high indexing and querying use cases by tuning some of the Elasticsearch internals and what those internals are. Finally, we used index templates and dynamic mappings to easily control dynamic indices' structure. By the end of this chapter, you will learn the following aspects:

  • Using Elasticsearch snapshotting functionality
  • Monitoring our cluster using the Elasticsearch API
  • Adjusting cluster rebalancing to match our needs
  • Moving shards around by using the Elasticsearch API
  • Warming up
  • Using aliasing to ease the everyday work ...

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