Tune Elasticsearch for data ingestionedit

The Elasticsearch Reference provides insight on tuning Elasticsearch.

Tune for indexing speed provides information on:

  • Refresh interval
  • Disabling swapping
  • Optimizing filesystem cache
  • Considerations regarding faster hardware
  • Setting the indexing buffer size

Tune for disk usage provides information on:

  • Disabling unneeded features
  • Shard size
  • Shrink index