• Documenting our security issue response process

    Fri, Sep 16, 2022

    Today we are taking the next step in our open-source journey by updating our security policy to include a process for how we respond to security issues. In proper open-source fashion, we are creating this as a pull request, and we are inviting everyone to take part in the discussion.

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  • OpenSearch 2.3.0 is ready for download!

    Wed, Sep 14, 2022

    OpenSearch 2.3.0 is here with new capabilities for you to explore! For this release, we prioritized three new features that OpenSearch users have been asking for and that offer significant advances in performance, data durability, and usability. We’re including them as experimental features so that you have the option to deploy them as you wish or stick with the default...

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  • SQL search relevance, selective aggregation, and window functions in OpenSearch

    Mon, Sep 12, 2022

    According to a review by IEEE Spectrum in 2022, SQL is the sixth most popular programming language. IEEE came to this conclusion by pulling and weighting data across GitHub, Google, Stack Overflow, Twitter, and IEEE Xplore. Did you know that OpenSearch offers a way to query OpenSearch using SQL? In recent releases, the SQL plugin included support for search relevance,...

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  • Snapshot Operations in OpenSearch

    Fri, Sep 09, 2022

    In this post, we want to dive deep into snapshot operations in OpenSearch. Snapshots are backups of a cluster’s indexes and state. The state can include cluster settings, node information, index metadata, and shard allocation information. Snapshots are used to recover from failures, such as a red cluster, or to move data from one cluster to another without data loss....

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  • From the editor's desk: OpenSearch and inclusion

    Wed, Aug 31, 2022

    As part of our commitment to providing complete and best-in-class documentation to the OpenSearch community, we want to ensure that you have visibility into how we approach creating bar-raising content. To that end, we will be publishing regular blog posts with tips, guidance, and best practices that will help contributors collaborate with us. Subjects may include technical writing, style, voice...

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