• Introducing identity and access control for OpenSearch

    Wed, Jan 18, 2023

    The existing OpenSearch1 access control features included in the Security plugin let administrators apply access control to indexes and cluster actions so that users have the right permissions2 and the cluster is protected from unwanted activity. However, the current access control features do have certain limitations that can make it difficult to use them with other plugins. OpenSearch – A...

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  • Partner Highlight: AWS releases Kendra Intelligent Ranking for self-managed OpenSearch

    Thu, Jan 12, 2023

    OpenSearch partner and contributor AWS recently released Kendra Intelligent Ranking, a new plugin for self-managed OpenSearch deployments that lets users tap into Amazon Kendra’s semantic search capabilities to increase the relevance of search results. With the new plugin, users of open-source OpenSearch version 2.4.0 or later can semantically rerank their search results using Amazon Kendra, which uses machine learning to...

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  • Similar document search with OpenSearch

    Wed, Jan 11, 2023

    This blog is available in Japanese here: OpenSearch を使用した類似文書検索

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  • Fluent Bit 2.0 and OpenSearch

    Thu, Dec 29, 2022

    Earlier this year at KubeCon North America, the Fluent team announced Fluent Bit v2.0. The Fluent Bit project is an open-source Apache 2.0 project that helps users collect, process, and enrich observability data (logs, metrics, and traces) from a variety of sources and send it to downstream analytics engines, such as OpenSearch.

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  • AWS SigV4 support for OpenSearch clients

    Tue, Dec 13, 2022

    OpenSearch clients now support the ability to sign requests using AWS Signature V4. This has been a community request for a while, and we’re happy to announce that we have completed work across all clients, in collaboration with external contributors. Signing requests using native clients has been an essential requirement for accessing the Amazon OpenSearch Service on AWS using fine...

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