• How To: Upgrade from Open Distro to OpenSearch

    Thu, Jul 08, 2021

    As general availability for OpenSearch and OpenSearch Dashboards is fast approaching, we wanted to provide some guidance on upgrading Open Distro for Elasticsearch (Open Distro) 1.13 to OpenSearch 1.0, along with some steps to help you prepare for the upgrade. While most of you will already have the experience of upgrading Elasticsearch clusters, we wanted to provide a refresher on...

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  • Introducing the community projects page

    Wed, Jun 30, 2021

    Many open source projects benefit from the ecosystem of software created on top of or for the project. As an example, the Node Package Manager (NPM) makes JavaScript more approachable. It hosts a variety of modules that solve problems people face during the development of JavaScript software. Users can quickly search for these modules install them and incorporate them directly...

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  • OpenSearch Reporting 101

    Tue, Jun 29, 2021

    The OpenSearch Reporting feature helps users generate reports from Dashboards, Visualizations, and the Discover panel and export them to PDF, PNG, and CSV file formats to easily share. In this blog post we talk about how to use the reporting feature, how it is implemented and how it was built with numerous contributions from the open source community. Last, we...

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  • How do you plan on getting data into OpenSearch?

    Mon, Jun 21, 2021

    I expect very few people will only use OpenSearch and OpenSearch Dashboards. Sure, you might do a little testing with the sample data in OpenSearch Dashboards, but really you’re going to be using something to help you get some data into that cluster. There is a ton of existing, compatible software that can help you do just that - agents,...

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  • OpenSearch 1.0 Backwards Compatibility FAQ

    Wed, Jun 09, 2021

    In introducing OpenSearch we said: The Amazon OpenSearch Service APIs will be backwards compatible with the existing service APIs to eliminate any need for customers to update their current client code or applications. Additionally, just as we did for previous versions of Elasticsearch, we will provide a seamless upgrade path from existing Elasticsearch 6.x and 7.x managed clusters to OpenSearch....

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