What's Evolving in Elasticsearch
2,236 pull requests by 333 committers — that's what it took to go from 5.0 to 6.0. Built on top of Lucene 7.0, the latest version of Elasticsearch includes faster restarts with sequence IDs, support for sparse data, and index sorting, with many new features still to come. Learn where the Elasticsearch roadmap is headed with new features and prepare for what's next.
Clinton Gormley was the first user of Elasticsearch and wrote the Perl API back in 2010. He is a co-author of Elasticsearch: The Definitive Guide, and spends most of his time designing the user interface, specifying new features, and triaging GitHub issues. He studied medicine at UCT in Cape Town and now lives in Barcelona.
Simon Willnauer is an Apache Lucene core committer, an Apache Software Foundation Member, and a co-founder of BerlinBuzzwords. Involved with Apache Lucene since 2006, he has contributed to several other open source projects within and outside the Apache Software Foundation, and in recent years led the design and implementation of numerous scalable software systems and search infrastructures.