Master the intricacies of Elasticsearch 5 and use it to create flexible and scalable search solutionsAbout This BookMaster the searching, indexing, and aggregation features in ElasticSearchImprove users' search experience with Elasticsearch's functionalities and develop your own Elasticsearch pluginsA comprehensive, step-by-step guide to master the intricacies of ElasticSearch with easeWho This Book Is ForIf you have some prior working experience with Elasticsearch and want to take your knowledge to the next level, this book will be the perfect resource for you.If you are a developer who wants to implement scalable search solutions with Elasticsearch, this book will also help you. Some basic knowledge of the query DSL and data indexing is required to make the best use of this book.What You Will LearnUnderstand Apache Lucene and Elasticsearch 5's design and architectureUse and configure the new and improved default text scoring mechanism in Apache Lucene 6Know how to overcome the pitfalls while handling relational data in ElasticsearchLearn about choosing the right queries according to the use cases and master the scripting module including new default scripting language, painlesslyExplore the right way of scaling production clusters to improve the performance of ElasticsearchMaster the searching, indexing, and aggregation features in ElasticsearchDevelop your own Elasticsearch plugins to extend the functionalities of ElasticsearchIn DetailElasticsearch is a modern, fast, distributed, scalable, fault tolerant, and open source search and analytics engine. Elasticsearch leverages the capabilities of Apache Lucene, and provides a new level of control over how you can index and search even huge sets of data.This book will give you a brief recap of the basics and also introduce you to the new features of Elasticsearch 5. We will guide you through the intermediate and advanced functionalities of Elasticsearch, such as querying, indexing, searching, and modifying data. We'll also explore advanced concepts, including aggregation, index control, sharding, replication, and clustering.We'll show you the modules of monitoring and administration available in Elasticsearch, and will also cover backup and recovery. You will get an understanding of how you can scale your Elasticsearch cluster to contextualize it and improve its performance. We'll also show you how you can create your own analysis plugin in Elasticsearch.By the end of the book, you will have all the knowledge necessary to master Elasticsearch and put it to efficient use.Style and approachThis comprehensive guide covers intermediate and advanced concepts in Elasticsearch as well as their implementation. An easy-to-follow approach means you'll be able to master even advanced querying, searching, and administration tasks with ease.