Elasticsearch 0.90.8


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Release Notes

Breaking changes:

  • Java client: FilterBuilder and QueryBuilder throw ElasticSearchIllegalArgumentException on similar errors #4199

New features:

  • Stats: Added /_cluster/stats/ API #4460
  • Fieldata: Unwanted loading of field data can now be prevented #4431
  • Fieldata: Geo-Point field data can now be compressed #4386
  • Query: Added support for Lucene's new SimpleQueryParser #4159
  • Query: Term count on search results on a per-field basis #3920
  • Highlighting: The FastVectorHighlighter now suppors combining of fields #3750

Enhancements:

  • Upgrade to Lucene 4.6.0 #4241
  • AllocationDeciders: Refactored ShardRoutings allocation/notification #4459
  • AllocationDeciders: Improve RoutingNodes API visibility/mutability #4458
  • AllocationDeciders: Deciders are executed in improved order, starting at cheap execution and most likely to return no #4454
  • Field data: Configuration changes in field data settings are taken immediately into account #4430
  • Field data: Added a field data based TermsFilter #4209
  • Indices lifecycles: IndicesLifecycle.Listener to support listening for any index shard state change #4413
  • Operation execution: Unify default ack timeout to 30 seconds #4395
  • Mapping performance: Optimize dynamic mapping updates on master by processing latest one per index/node #4373
  • Mapping: Allow field wildcards in the Get Field Mapping API #4367
  • Mapping: Allow to disable sending a refresh-mapping to master node #4342
  • Mapping: Move put mapping api to new acknowledgement mechanism #4228
  • Mapping: Allow to add a date format to an existing mapping #3727
  • Stats: Add IO operation stats to the File System statistics #4344
  • Stats: Add a total section to file system stats #4343
  • Stats: Added mlockall setting to process info output #4233
  • Query: SearchContext pre allocates an exact sized array now #4156
  • Query: Multi_match supports fields parameter as string #4164
  • Query: has_child query can yield in wrong results if parent type has nested inner objects #4341
  • Query: The ignore_indices=missing option also works for indices queries and filters #3428
  • Query: Rename filter param to post_filter #4119
  • Query: Deprecate numeric_range filter, add a field data execution option to range filter #4034
  • Bulk: Bulk request should supports a timeout parameter similar to the index API #4220
  • Scripting: Support primitive arrays as set values in a script #4175
  • Open/Close Index API: Move to new acknowledgement mechanism #4169
  • TransportClient: TransportClient.connectedNodes contains up to date node info#4162
  • Aliases API: Move to new acknowledgement mechanism #4114
  • Settings: Remove unused term_index_interval/divisor setting #3912
  • Installation: Return error if elasticsearch was not built & packaged #2954
  • Cluster management: On node join, evict existing node(s) with the same transport address #4503
  • Testing: Add tests for REST layer #4469
  • Stats: Add a new usage metric to CPU stats #4374
  • Maven plugin updates
    • Upgrade RPM Maven Plugin to 2.1-alpha-3 #4282
    • Upgrade Maven Jar Plugin to 2.4 #4281
    • Upgrade Maven Resources Plugin to 2.6 #4280
    • Upgrade Maven Compiler Plugin to 3.1 #4279
    • Upgrade Maven Assembly Plugin to 2.4 #4278
    • Upgrade Maven Eclipse Plugin to 2.9 #4277
    • Upgrade Maven Source Plugin to 2.2.1 #4276
    • Upgrade Maven Surefire Plugin to 2.16 #4275
    • Upgrade Maven Dependency Plugin to 2.8 #4274
    • Update to shade plugin 2.2 to shade test artifact as well #4266
    • OOM when building with java6 #4293

Bug fixes:

  • Allocation: Don't delete local shard data when its allocation is tried on a non-existing node #4502
  • Allocation: A cancelled allocation fails to reset the state of the source shard when moving #4457
  • Allocation: Fixed accidental ignoring of calculated data in threshold check #4390
  • Field data: Removed IndexFieldData.getHighestNumberOfSeenUniqueValues() as it was not accurate #4426
  • Mapping: Some mappers are missing from MapperBuilders class #4423
  • Mapping: Batch processing mapping updates can cause missed merged mappings when batching multiple types #4410
  • Index templates: Loading templates via templates/ directory is not working #4235
  • Index templates: Fixed loading index templates from config/templates directory using a specific syntax #4411
  • Shutdown: Removed possible node deadlock #4334
  • Boosting: _all field boosting was working only under specific conditions (as the default one) #4315
  • Query: Query string caching could cause a matched filter to not return its name #4361
  • Query: Apply slop correctly if phrase query is wrapped in a filtered query #4356
  • Query: has_parent query could yield wrong results #4313
  • Query: has_child filter and query did not take deleted documents correctly into account #4306
  • Query: min_score is not inclusive #4303
  • Query: AllTermQuery explanations have been corrected #4298
  • Query: has_child query with score_mode=avg could emit infinity as score #4291
  • Query: Fetch/Count operations might fail if executed on a relocated shard #4273
  • Query: Indices filter doesn't support _name parameter #4166
  • Query: Indices filter was applied to query irrelevant indices #2416
  • Query: Return better error message when using key and value field in a range facet #4239
  • Term suggest: Throw exception if different analysis chains (due to querying different indices for example) are tried to be used #3196
  • Startup: During node startup local primaries should be preferred to relocating primaries #4237
  • RobinEngine: Getting a search could result in a NullPointerException in RobinEngine.acquireSearcher() #4232
  • Translog: Fixed possible NullPointerException in FsTranslog when reverting transient log #4223
  • Stats: Running the node stats api while a shard is moving onto the node logs an exception #4203
  • Index warmers: Warmers API breaking when empty Warmup query is created #4196
  • Plugins: Fixed an exception in PluginsService due to not having read permissions to the plugins directory #4186