Articles By Nik Everett

06 February 2018 Engineering

Elasticsearch: Java 9 and Beyond!

By Nik Everett

Version 6.2 of the Elastic stack will officially support running on Java 9 or Java 8. Your choice. Supporting Java 9 has been a pretty wild ride!

05 October 2016 Engineering

Bootstrap checks: Annoying you now instead of devastating you later!

By Jason TedorNik Everett

Check out the ten new bootstrap checks that are coming along with Elasticsearch 5.0 and how they will help prevent major heartache for you.

17 June 2016 Engineering

Where are my documents?
Refreshing news...

By Nik Everett

How to live and work with the asynchronous process Elasticsearch uses to make documents visible for search called "refresh".

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25 March 2016 Engineering

Reindex is coming!

By Nik Everett

Reindex and update-by-query are coming to Elasticsearch!

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20 February 2016 Engineering

Loading Wikipedia's Search Index For Testing

By Nik Everett

Load Wikipedia's real search index and experiment with it! These instructions have been updated for Elastic Stack 6.3.1.

21 January 2016 Engineering

Elasticsearch Queries, or Term Queries are Really Fast!

By Nik Everett

Comparing the performance of different kinds of queries in Elasticsearch.