• 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.

    Read More
  • 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.

    Read More
  • 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...

    Read More
  • A Quick OpenSearch Primer

    Tue, Feb 15, 2022

    OpenSearch is an open-source project built on top of Apache Lucene, a powerful indexing and search library. Even if you’ve never heard of an indexing library before, you’re still probably more familiar with indexing than you think.

    Read More
  • Getting started with Fluentd and OpenSearch

    Thu, Feb 10, 2022

    The OpenSearch project is, a community-driven open-source search and analytics suite derived from Apache 2.0 licensed Elasticsearch 7.10.2 and Kibana 7.10.2. In order to get started with OpenSearch you will need to get data into OpenSearch. A new method, built through a partnership of Calyptia and the OpenSearch project, is native plugins for Fluentd. Fluentd is an open-source log and...

    Read More