Articles by Ignacio Vera Sequeiros
Hexagonal spatial analytics in Elasticsearch
Elasticsearch 8.7 can do some very cool geo-spatial aggregations over a hexagonal grid, which has nice advantages over the existing rectangular grid. This feature has been introduced over the last few releases and is now ready for prime time.
Introducing the Elasticsearch vector tile search API
Elasticsearch now delivers geo data in the mapbox vector tile format, greatly improving the speed at which you can display geo-data on a map with Elastic Maps or third party apps. This post walks you through the API and includes a demo.