Open Distro for Elasticsearch 1.9.0 is now available

Thu, Jul 09, 2020 · Viraj Phanse
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We are pleased to announce the release for Open Distro for Elasticsearch 1.9.0 that introduces Root Cause Analysis Engine in Performance Analyzer, batch actions like start, stop and delete for anomaly detectors in Anomaly Detection, support for remote cluster indexes in Anomaly Detection, and an ability to set index priority action in Index State Management feature. Open Distro for Elasticsearch 1.9.0 can be downloaded here.

The release consists of Apache 2.0 licensed Elasticsearch version 7.8.0, and Kibana version 7.8.0. This distribution also includes alerting, anomaly detection, index management, performance analyzer, security, SQL and k-NN plugins. Other components including SQL Workbench, SQL ODBC and JDBC drivers, SQL CLI client, and PerfTop, a client for Performance Analyzer are also available for download.

Download the latest packages

You can find Docker Hub images Open Distro for Elasticsearch 1.9.0 and Open Distro for Elasticsearch Kibana 1.9.0on Docker Hub. Make sure your compose file specifies 1.9.0 or uses the ‘latest’ tag. If you’re using RPMs or DEBs, see our documentation on how to install Open Distro for Elasticsearch with RPMs and install Open Distro for Elasticsearch with Debian packages. A tarball is also available for testing and other applications. A Windows ready package supporting version 1.9.0 enables users to easily install Elasticsearch and Kibana on Windows. If you’re using Kubernetes, check out the Helm chart to install Open Distro for Elasticsearch. You can find Open Distro for Elasticsearch security, alerting notification and job scheduler artifacts on Maven Central. You can download the latest versions of Open Distro for Elasticsearch’s PerfTop client on, Open Distro for Elasticsearch’s latest SQL CLI client on PyPi. SQL drivers supporting ODBC and JDBC are also available.

Release Highlights

Please take a look at the 1.9.0 release notes or the latest features, enhancements, infra and documentation updates and bug fixes. Upgrade to 1.9.0 to leverage the latest features and bug fixes.

Come join our community!

There are many easy ways to participate in the Open Distro community!

Ask questions and share your knowledge with other community members on the Open Distro discussion forums. Attend our bi-weekly online community meetup to learn more about Elasticsearch, security, performance, machine learning and more.

File an issue, request an enhancement you need or suggest a plugin you need at

Contribute code, tests, documentation and even release packages at If you want to showcase how you’re using Open Distro, write a blog post for If you’re interested, please reach out to me on Twitter. You can find me at @vrphanse.

We also invite you to get involved in ongoing development of new Open Distro for Elasticsearch plugins, clients, drivers. Contribute code, documentation or upcoming features like Kibana Reports, and Historical Workbench in Anomaly detection.

You can also track upcoming features in Open Distro for Elasticsearch by watching the code repositories or checking the roadmap

Thanks again for using and contributing to Open Distro for Elasticsearch and being part of the project’s growing community!