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Get Started with Amazon Elasticsearch Service: How Many Shards Do I Need?

Welcome to this introductory series on Elasticsearch and Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES). In this and future blog posts, we provide the basic information that you need to get started with Elasticsearch on AWS. How many shards? Elasticsearch can take in large amounts of data, split it into smaller units, called shards, and distribute those […]

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Set Access Control for Amazon Elasticsearch Service

Securing your Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES) domain helps ensure your data cannot be accessed or altered by unauthorized users. Most customers want the security of IP address- or identity-based access policies, but choose open access out of convenience. Because a domain with open access will accept requests to create, view, modify, and delete data […]

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Get Started with Amazon Elasticsearch Service: How Many Data Instances Do I Need?

Welcome to the first in a series of blog posts about Elasticsearch and Amazon Elasticsearch Service, where we will provide the information you need to get started with Elasticsearch on AWS. How many instances will you need? When you create an Amazon Elasticsearch Service domain, this is one of the first questions to answer.

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Indexing Metadata in Amazon Elasticsearch Service Using AWS Lambda and Python

Amit Sharma (@amitksh44) is a solutions architect at Amazon Web Services. You can use Amazon S3 to implement a data lake architecture as the single source of truth for all your data. Taking this approach not only allows you to reliably store massive amounts of data but also enables you to ingest the data at […]

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Implementing Alerting on Amazon Elasticsearch Data

Yash Pant is a solutions architect in Amazon Web Services Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES) customers often ask how to implement alerting on information that is being indexed by their Amazon Elasticsearch domain. In this blog post, I will discuss the steps required to set up an alerting mechanism so that you can send near […]

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