OpenSearch Project Newsletter - Volume 1, Issue 3

Mon, Apr 10, 2023 · Hannah Uselman

The OpenSearch Project is pleased to present our newsletter. Distributed monthly, the newsletter is a great way to learn more about the latest OpenSearch news, relevant content from the community, and upcoming events that you may be interested in.

What’s New?

OpenSearch Slack Launch: The OpenSearch public slack instance launched and is now live. Join the channel to collaborate with the OpenSearch community.

OpenSearch-Benchmark 0.2.0 with python 3.10, 3.11 support release: This is the first release of OSB since it was forked from ESRally. It includes several fixes and is now available on Docker/ECR as well. After a long hiatus, there is substantial engagement and activity on this project.

OpenSearch 1.3.9 has been released with Debian support.

The College Contributor Initiative (CCI) raised 111 PRs: The first batch of 100 college contributors last week started onboarding the second batch of 190 new college contributors.

OpenSearch SDK integrated a framework to permit plugins and extensions to trigger actions on other extensions: This enables key plugin features such as Job Scheduler executing scheduled jobs on Extensions.

OpenSearch High Level Python Client (opensearch-dsl-py) has been merged into OpenSearch Python Client (opensearch-py) from version 2.2.0 of the opensearch-py client: The opensearch-dsl-py was deprecated from its 2.1.0 release. This will help keep improvements synced across both high-level and low-level clients.

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Upcoming Events & Meetings

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe, April 18th-21st, 2023 - See us in Stand P16 The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s flagship conference gathers adopters and technologists from leading open source and cloud native communities in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Stop by stand P16 to connect with OpenSearch technologists and get a demo of the latest functionality and features. And hear from our partners, Opster), who will showcase latest advancements in their community tools, and explore the cutting-edge Kubernetes trends. We’ll also be at Observability Day before the main event, so stop by and see our team at stand T10! Please reach out to Senior Marketing Manager, Patti Juric, or Developer Advocate, Nate Boot for more details on how to meet up with the OpenSearch team.

Haystack Conference, April 24th, 2023 Reach our to our Developer Advocate, David Tippett, to chat about OpenSearch Project. David will also be presenting at Haystack 2023. Haystack is the conference for organizations where search, matching, and relevance really matters to the bottom line. For search managers, developers, relevance engineers & data scientists finding ways to innovate, see past the silver bullets, and share what actually has worked well for their unique problems.

Open Source Summit, North America, May 10th, 2023 Open Source Summit is the premier event for open source developers, technologists, and community leaders to collaborate, share information, solve problems, and gain knowledge, furthering open source innovation and ensuring a sustainable open source ecosystem. It is the gathering place for open-source code and community contributors. Please reach out to David Tippett to connect with the OpenSearch team at Open Source Summit.

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