Search engine

What is Elasticsearch?.

Elasticsearch is a search engine based on Lucene. It provides a distributed, multitenant-capable full-text search engine with an HTTP web interface and schema-free JSON documents. Elasticsearch is developed in Java and is released as open source under the terms of the Apache License.

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ES masters. Apache License 2.0 elastic.co/support/ Java
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Solr,Mongo DB elasticsearch-stress-test ES masters. github.com/elastic/elasticsearch

  • Scalability by sharding.
  • Full-text search, aggregations.
  • Schema flexibility.
  • Searching by dates seems a bit complicated.
  • Elasticsearch can struggle if you’re trying to create too many new indexes at the same time.