• OpenSearch 1.3.0 is out now!

    Thu, Mar 17, 2022

    With this latest version of the OpenSearch distribution (OpenSearch, OpenSearch Dashboards, as well as plugins and tools) you can enjoy a number of new features and enhancements as well as improvements to stability and efficiency.

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  • Fine Dining for Indices

    Wed, Mar 09, 2022

    There are a lot of reasons you might want to fine-tune indices on an OpenSearch cluster. Every workflow has different requirements, and the default behavior of OpenSearch might not suit your use case. Before ingesting with reckless abandon to fill an index with data, enjoy some insight on tuning an index.

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  • Auto Backport in OpenSearch

    Fri, Mar 04, 2022

    Backporting is a common process in OpenSearch in order to maintain release branches separate from main and to be ready for a release. This blog post talks about how the team navigated backports manually in OpenSearch and pursued automation to streamline the process and use it across various repos.

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  • Update: OpenSearch Proposed 2022 Release Schedule

    Fri, Feb 25, 2022

    As part of thinking about releases for this year, I’ve been trying to sketch out a schedule of major and minor release dates through 2023. I wanted to share with you what I have so far, and hear your thoughts.

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  • Shard Indexing Backpressure in OpenSearch

    Thu, Feb 17, 2022

    In this post we wish to dive into the Shard Indexing Backpressure feature which got launched with OpenSearch 1.2.0 and how it can improve cluster reliability. The Indexing APIs in OpenSearch such as _bulk allows you to write data in the cluster, which is distributed across multiple shards, on multiple data nodes. However, at times indexing requests may suffer performance...

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