Articles By Shane Connelly

Releases

Elasticsearch 7.0.0 is now out with faster searching, an all-new cluster coordination algorithm, ease-of-use improvements, new search capabilities, and more!

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Releases

Elasticsearch 7.0 Beta 1 has arrived. Check out all the improvement, like faster queries for top K hits, interval queries, nanosecond precision, and more.

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Releases

We're excited to share the newest Elasticsearch released with you. Meet version 6.5.0.

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Engineering

We introduced index sorting in Elasticsearch 6.0 to help optimize cluster performance. Did you know that in some use cases, it can also help save space?

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Releases

Today we are pleased to announce the release of Elasticsearch 6.4.0, based on Lucene 7.4.0.

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Releases

Today we are pleased to announce the release of Elasticsearch 6.3.0, based on Lucene 7.3.0.

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Engineering

Find out how similarity ranking (relevancy) is impacted in Elasticsearch by the amount of shards in your index.

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Engineering

Learn more about how BM25 works by exploring the equation, variables, and concepts behind the default similarity ranking algorithm in Elasticsearch.

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Engineering

While there are no "best values" for b and k1, there are best practices and research data that should be considered before tuning these BM25 components.

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