This Week in Elasticsearch and Apache Lucene - Query Profiler and Geopoint Fields
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Elasticsearch 2.2.0 released with a query profiler and supercharged geopoint fields. https://t.co/CKjrpuLKYg Already available on Found
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- The SmbDirectoryWrapper in the Azure plugin is now an elasticsearch package to avoid hiding bugs like calling ensureOpen on the wrong directory.
- The NotSerializableExceptionWrappe
rnow includes the exception class name.
- Upgrade to lucene 5.5.0-snapshot-4de5f1d
- RPM and deb signing is now tested during build.
- Requests that shouldn't be allowed according to CORS settings are now rejected before they are executed.
- The plugin CLI has been refactored to reduce complexity and ambiguity, and to improve exception handling.
- The ingest pipeline adds processor tags to the ingest metadata on failure.
- Catch processor/pipeline exceptions and throw structured exceptions.
- Added the foreach processor to ingest for dealing with arrays.
- Prevent index/delete/flush requests from bouncing between two primary shard copies during relocation.
- Shard failure requests for no longer existing shards3 now generate an exception.
- Clean handoff during primary relocation now ensures that no index/delete requests are lost. This fixes a long standing issue: Delete might returns false `isFound()` while primary is relocated
- Tasks can report their status.
- The settings filter to remove private settings is now immutable.
- Pluggable custom gateways are no longer supported.
- Shard version information is no longer used for shard routing now that we have allocation IDs.
- The bin/plugin script is now called bin/elasticsearch-plugin.
- The TermVector API no longer supports the DFS option as it was very heavy and added little value.
- The cat API now respects the Accepts header instead of the Content-type header, when choosing the response format.
- The IndicesFieldDataCache has been simplified and no longer uses Guice.
- MessageDigest instances are no longer cloned (as some platforms don't support it) but return thread local instances instead.
- The reindex API can be run in the background with the wait_for_completion parameter, which defaults to `true`. It also supports a progress indicator.
- Unify plugin packaging structure across projects.
- Index folders will now include the index UUID (and sanitise the index name to avoid problems with different file systems).
- Work continues on the monumental search refactoring.
- The current plan is to cut the 5.5.0 release branch in a few days and once the 5.5.0 release is done we'll get the 6.0.0 release process underway!
- More progress on the challenging change to push retrying of file deletion down under the
Directoryabstraction, instead of making it the caller's job
- The new postings-based geo point queries are graduating from the experimental sandbox module into the spatial module, and the previous spatial module classes (with optional
spatial4jdependency) are moving to a new
spatial-extrasmodule, as a precursor to nice geo point performance gains added in a backwards compatible way
- Our copyright headers now appear at the very top of all sources, and our IDE configs are now fixed do so for new source files as well
- Randomized tests uncovered a missing try-with-resources in the new
- We don't need to
Files.deleteIfExistswhen creating a new index file, since we already pass the
IndexWriternow logs how long it took to flush each part of a new segment
- Now it's possible to fully wrap another
- More geo math tweaks to avoid exceeding the legal range for latitude and longitude
- A new
expectThrowsutility uses lambda expressions to compactly expect a test to throw a specific exception and fail otherwise, but we still need to somehow cutover numerous tests
BaseMergePolicyTestCaseis now used by more tests, but it caused a reproducible test failure fixed by this issue
TieredMergePolicyhad an extra
=in an exception message
- The new
designed to ensure that copying the same file name from a different index is always detected as corruption, had a scary failure, but it was a simple test bug
- Some more small fixes for the new (coming in 6.0.0) point values:
- Point fields failed to detect some misuse
- 2D point values are also exercised in a few more tests
- We now test
addIndexeswith point values when the field numbers changed, and across different codecs
- The new
ares common code and makes it easy to test new point formats in the future
- Tests that assert two readers are equal now also verify the point values are the same
- Codec level encryption offers fine-grained control over which parts of the index need encryption
- Another corner case geo point test failure
n some cases
- We should standardize on
TimeUnitfor time conversions
- The points based and postings based geo implementations use different encodings with different quantization errors
n one if its sub-collectors throws
- A new utility class runs a
TokenFilteron a string and prints the results to help debugging
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