This Week in Elasticsearch - October 09, 2013
Welcome to This week in Elasticsearch. In this roundup, we try to inform you about the latest and greatest changes in Elasticsearch. We cover what happened in the Github repositories, as well as many Elasticsearch events happening worldwide, and give you a small peek into the future of the project.
- Upgrade to Lucene 4.5 (commit, 0.90 & master)
- Elasticsearch now uses HPPC instead of trove (commit, 0.90 & master)
- Better logic ignoring filters when parsing (there is a difference when a filter is empty, one cannot simply do a match all or none filter) (#3838, 0.90 & master)
@Requiredannotation has been removed (commit, 0.90 & master)
- Parsing of completion field content got more strict (commit, 0.90 & master)
- A race condition when indexing and merging mapping updates from master was fixed (#3844, 0.90 & master)
- Warm-up of merged segments can be improved without configuring warm-up queries (#3819, 0.90 & master)
bin/pluginwith wrong parameters could lead to accidental removing of the
bindirectory (#3847, 0.90 & master)
Here's some more information about what is happening in the ecosystem we are maintaining around Elasticsearch, including plugin and driver releases, as well as news about Logstash and Kibana.
- You asked, we answered: All the news you can use about the future of Elasticsearch documentation.
- Check out this interview with Shay Banon about his vision of elasticsearch - both the product and the company.
- An interesting blog post about building an elasticsearch index offline using Hadoop Pig
- A drupal module for managing elasticsearch clients has been released.
- The clojure client Elastisch has been released in version 1.3.0-beta4
- David Pilato delivered two presentations at Open World Forum. He gave an Elasticsearch workshop as well as a introduction how to elastify your app.
- Julien Pivotto gave a nice introduction into logstash
- Luca Cavanna uploaded his slides about what's up with the new percolator
Where to find Us
- Simon Willnauer will speak at GOTO Berlin on "With a hammer in your hand ... Elasticsearch". Simon's talk is scheduled for Friday, October 18th at 11:30 AM and he'll be hanging out with our Community Manager, Leslie Hawthorn in the exhibits hall throughout the conference. Stop by the Elasticsearch stand and say hello!
- The Berlin Elasticsearch User Group will convene for their regular monthly meeting on October 29th.
You can meet almost all of the Elasticsearch, Kibana and Logstash developers tomorrow in Amsterdam at the Elasticsearch Netherlands Meetup and ask us whatever you want to know. In addition to our Q&A session, Drew Raines will talk about running Elasticsearch on bare metal and Costin Leau will talk about our Hadoop integration.
- Uri Boness & Zach Tong will be presenting together at the Washington DC meetup on a very interesting combination of subjects- Elasticsearch's New Aggregations feature and Genomic Sequencing with Elasticsearch. The meetup is scheduled for October 22nd.
- Steve Mayzak will be speaking on Getting Started with Elasticsearch at the second Chicago Elasticsearch meetup, scheduled for October 24th.
- Ralph Meijer from Mailgun will be talking at the San Francisco meetup scheduled for October 25th on The Business End of the [Mail]gun.
Where to Find You
Are you hosting an Elasticsearch meetup or giving a talk about Elasticsearch? We would love to know so we can feature that information in future editions of This Week in Elasticsearch. Just let our Community Manager know what you're up to and we're happy to help promote your efforts.
Oh yeah, we're also hiring. If you'd like us to find you for employment purposes, just drop us a note. We care more about your skill set and passion for Elasticearch, Kibana and Logstash than where you rest your head.
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