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Elastic URI Search, no field prefix?April 22, 2019

I ran into an situation where an Elastic URI Search with no field prefix gave me decent looking results, but I didn't know how those results we gathered so I did a bit of documentation diving and learned a couple new things!

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Elasticsearch is not just for search!January 02, 2019

Elasticsearch is often described as an open-source, scalable, full-text search and analytics engine. This is true, but this sentence doesn’t really tell you much about what developers actually do with it. So, what do developers do with it? Well, let me tell you!

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3 Reasons not to use the URI SearchJanuary 03, 2018

There are two main ways of querying data in Elasticsearch. The URI Search is simple and convenient, and the Query DSL is verbose but powerful. In this post, we'll look at the pros and cons of each, and I'll tell you why you should just stick to the Query DSL.

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