Articles by Shane Connelly
Principal Solutions Architect, Elastic
Principal Solutions Architect
Shane Connelly is a product manager at Elastic, with a focus on Elasticsearch. Prior to Elastic, he spent the last seven years developing, architecting, and managing search and analytics products, working as the product manager for the enterprise search unit of HP's big data platform.
Elasticsearch 7.0.0 released
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!
Elasticsearch 7.0.0 Beta 1 Released
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.
Elasticsearch 6.5.0 Released
We're excited to share the newest Elasticsearch released with you. Meet version 6.5.0.
Space Savings: A Lesser Known Benefit of Index Sorting in Elasticsearch
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?
Elasticsearch 6.4.0 Released
Today we are pleased to announce the release of Elasticsearch 6.4.0, based on Lucene 7.4.0.
Practical BM25 - Part 1: How Shards Affect Relevance Scoring in Elasticsearch
Find out how similarity ranking (relevancy) is impacted in Elasticsearch by the amount of shards in your index.
Practical BM25 - Part 2: The BM25 Algorithm and its Variables
Learn more about how BM25 works by exploring the equation, variables, and concepts behind the default similarity ranking algorithm in Elasticsearch.