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Bird’s Eye View on ElasticSearch its Query DSL

I’ve copied the whole post into a gist so that you can simply clone, copy and paste the important stuff and even could contribute easily. Several times per month there pop up questions regarding the query structure on the ElasticSearch user group. Although there are good docs explaining this in depth probably the bird view … Continue reading

Jetslide uses ElasticSearch as Database

GraphHopper – A Java routing engine karussell ads This post explains how one could use the search server ElasticSearch as a database. I’m using ElasticSearch as my only data storage system, because for Jetslide I want to avoid maintenance and development time overhead, which would be required when using a separate system. Be it NoSQL, … Continue reading

Introducing Jetslide News Reader

Update: is no longer online. Checkout the projects snacktory and jetwick which were used in jetslide. We are proud to announce the release of our Jetslide News Reader today! We know that there are a lot services aggregating articles from your twitter timeline such as the really nice or But as a … Continue reading

How to backup ElasticSearch with rsync

Although there is a gateway feature implemented in ElasticSearch which basically recovers your index on start if it is corrupted or similar it is wise to create backups if there are bugs in Lucene or ElasticSearch (assuming you have set the fs gateway). The backup script looks as follows and uses the possibility to enable … Continue reading

ElasticSearch vs. Solr #lucene

GraphHopper – A Java routing engine karussell ads I prepared a small presentation of ‘Why one should use ElasticSearch over Solr’ ** There is also a German article available in the iX magazine which introduces you to ElasticSearch and takes several aspects to compare Apache Solr and ElasticSearch. ** This slide is based on my … Continue reading

Why Jetwick moved from Solr to ElasticSearch

I like both technologies Solr and ElasticSearch and a lot work is going into both. So, let me explain why I choose to migrate from Solr to ElasticSearch (ES). What is elastic? ES lets you add and remove nodes [Video] and the requests will be handled from the correct node. Nodes will even do ‘zero … Continue reading

Get Started with ElasticSearch and Wicket

GraphHopper – A Java routing engine karussell ads This article will show you the most basic steps required to make ElasticSearch working for the simplest scenario with the help of the Java API – it shows installing, indexing and querying. 1. Installation Either get the sources from github and compile it or grab the zip … Continue reading

Get more Friends on Twitter with Jetwick

Obviously you won’t need a tool to get more friends aka ‘following’ on twitter but you’ll add more friends when you tried our new feature called ‘friend search’. But let me start from the beginning of our recent, major technology shift for jetwick – our open source twitter search. We have now moved the search … Continue reading