Date histogram facets ... ehm aggregations revisited

Goight through last years blog posts written during GOTO, I found a post terrible out-dated post named Implementing date histogram facets with Elasticsearch and Nest. A lot happened since then. Elasticsearch turned 1.0 and follwing that, aggregrations were introduced. Aggregations is facets on steroids and therefore deprecates facets. Let’…

Elasticsearch migrations with C# and NEST

It should be so easy: NoSQL databases and their schemaless approach to the world. Say goodbye to tables, primary keys, foreign keys, and most importantly – Migration! Unfortunately the reality is not quite as black and white. I’ve been working with NoSQL databases such as Elasticsearch, RavenDB, MongoDB and CouchDB…

Running Elasticsearch on Linux using Vagrant

I have been running Elasticsearch on Windows for almost two years now. As a .NET developer and general happy Windows user, choosing a known environment have some advantages. In fact Elasticsearch runs pretty smooth on Windows, but it’s no secret, that the support for running Elasticsearch on Linux has…

Running ElasticSearch in a cluster on Azure

In this post I will share my experiences setting up Elasticsearch in a clustered setup of virtual machines, running on Windows Azure. I use this approach for hosting Elasticsearch on my SaaS startup elmah.io. Disclamer: this is in no way an official guide on how to setup Elasticsearch in…