• Important: Update to OpenSearch 1.2.1

    Sat, Dec 11, 2021

    Update Dec 14, 2021: The new CVE-2021-45046 affecting Log4j 2.15.0 was published earlier today, and OpenSearch 1.2.1 includes that version of Log4j. As with the previous issue, the team has not been able to reproduce this issue, nor any patterns thought to trigger this issue. Out of an abundance of caution, and, as indicated in the advisory, we will release...

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  • Connecting to OpenSearch over HTTPS using the Java High-Level REST Client

    Thu, Dec 09, 2021

    If you have ever used OpenSearch with a Java application, you might have come across the OpenSearch Java high-level REST client. The REST client provides OpenSearch APIs as methods, and makes it easier for a Java application to interact with OpenSearch using request/response objects.

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  • Introducing OpenSearch Benchmark

    Wed, Dec 08, 2021

    We would like to introduce OpenSearch Benchmark - a community driven, open source fork of Rally. The mission of the project is to provide a convenient and reliable performance testing framework for OpenSearch. OpenSearch Benchmark intends to be compatible with OpenSearch and Amazon OpenSearch Service. OpenSearch Benchmark is currently in alpha release and will be maintained under the Apache License,...

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  • Building a distributed tracing pipeline with OpenTelemetry Collector, Data Prepper, and OpenSearch Trace Analytics

    Tue, Dec 07, 2021

    Over the past few years, the importance of observability when developing and managing applications has spiked with the spotlight firmly on micro-services, service mesh. Distributed services can be unpredictable. Despite our best efforts, failures and performance bottlenecks in such systems are inevitable and difficult to isolate. In such an environment, having deep visibility into the behavior of your applications is...

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  • Introduction to OpenSearch Plugins

    Thu, Dec 02, 2021

    OpenSearch enables enhancing core features in a custom way via plugins. For example, plugins could add custom mapping types, engine scripts, etc. In this blog post we wanted to unbox how plugins load, install, and run in OpenSearch.

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