27 May 2010 Engineering

0.8.0 Released

By Shay Banon

ElasticSearch version 0.8.0 has just been released. You can download it here. This release includes several bug fixes and memory footprint improvements, and one major feature, Hadoop integration. This allows to use Hadoop HDFS as elasticsearch gateway storage, and enabling it is as simple as:

Installing the hadoop plugin using bin/plugin -install hadoop.

Changing the configuration to include:

    type: hdfs
        uri: hdfs://host:port
        path: path/to/folder