Core Elasticsearch for Developer Training (From Elastic Inc.)

Classroom Training/Tutorial

The course starts with an introduction to Elasticsearch and its API, and then moves into detailed concepts like search, aggregations, and much more. Best practices and examples for document design, testing, and other software development design considerations are also covered

(3.7) 80 Learners
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  • 12
    2 Days
    Bangalore, 12-Sep to 13-Sep (Tuesday - Wednesday), Classroom (09:00 AM Start) ₹39,950.00

Course Description


This hands-on, instructor-led in-classroom or virtual classroom course is designed for software developers and engineers who need to develop search and analytics applications using Elasticsearch. Students learn the internals of Elasticsearch from a developer’s perspective, including how to write search queries, perform text analysis, define mappings, perform aggregations, and model data. Upon finishing this course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion.


The course starts with an introduction to Elasticsearch and its API, and then moves into detailed learning on text analysis, search, and aggregations. This will help you gain the knowledge necessary to configure, index, map, query, and execute design modeling. Best practices will be discussed for performance, document design, and testing. RDBMS and NoSQL integrations are also covered.

Duration: 2 Days

Suggested Audience: This course is designed for software developers and engineers who need to build search and analytics solutions using Elasticsearch.


  • No prior knowledge of Elasticsearch is required
  • Students should be software developers familiar with programming concepts
  • Students should be familiar with running commands from a command line or terminal

Course Curriculum

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  • The Story of Elasticsearch
  • The Components of Elasticsearch
  • Documents
  • Indexes
  • Indexing Data
  • Searching Data
  • The Bulk API
  • Hands-on Lab (30 minutes): Index a dataset, then search the data using Elasticsearch.
  • Introduction to the Search API
  • URI Searches
  • Request Body Searches
  • The match Query
  • The match_phrase Query
  • The range Query
  • The bool Query
  • Hands-on Lab (45 minutes): Write various queries that search documents using Search API queries like match, match_phrase, range and bool
  • What is Analysis?
  • Building an Inverted Index
  • Analyzers
  • Custom Analyzers
  • Character Filters
  • Tokenizers
  • Token Filters
  • Defining Analyzers
  • Synonyms
  • How to Choose an Analyzer
  • Segments
  • Hands-on Lab (45 minutes): Perform the steps for configuring text analysis in Elasticsearch; use the Analyze API to see how the built-in analyzers work; define custom analyzers by configuring character filters, tokenizers and token filter
  • What is a Mapping?
  • Dynamic Mappings
  • Defining Explicit Mappings
  • Adding Fields
  • Dive Deeper into Mappings
  • Specifying Analyzers
  • Dynamic Templates
  • Index Templates
  • Hands-on Lab (45 minutes): Define a custom mapping for a new index; use an index template to customize a mapping
  • The Anatomy of a Search
  • Term-based Queries
  • Filters
  • The match_phrase_prefix Query
  • The multi_match_Query
  • Fuzziness
  • Highlighting
  • More Like This
  • Hands-on Lab (45 minutes): See how a terms query works in Elasticsearch; write multi_match and more_like_this queries; see how the fuzziness parameter works and how to highlight search terms
  • Starting a Node
  • Creating an Index
  • Starting a Second Node
  • Shards: Distribution of an Index
  • Distributing Documents
  • Replication
  • Split Brain
  • Other Node Types
  • Development vs. Production Mode
  • Hands-on Lab (30 minutes): Startup a multi-node cluster; see how documents indexed into Elasticsearch are not immediately available for searching.
  • Relevance
  • Boosting Relevance
  • DFS Query-then-fetch
  • Sorting Results
  • Doc Values and Fielddata
  • Pagination
  • Scroll Searches
  • Choosing a Search Type
  • Hands-on Lab (30 minutes): Run queries that involve controlling the results of searches using relevance boosting, sorting, and pagination
  • What are Aggregations?
  • Types of Aggregations
  • Buckets and Metrics
  • Common Metrics Aggregations
  • The range Aggregation
  • The date_range Aggregation
  • The terms Aggregation
  • Nesting Buckets
  • Hands-on Lab (45 minutes): Perform various metrics and bucket aggregations on the products index and also on some stock market trade data
  • Global Aggregation
  • The missing Aggregation
  • Histograms
  • Date Histograms
  • Percentiles
  • Top Hits
  • Significant Terms
  • Sorting Buckets
  • Hands-on Lab (45 minutes): Perform various advanced bucket and metrics aggregations on the stocks index
  • The Need for Data Modeling
  • The Need for Nested Types
  • Nested Types
  • Querying a Nested Type
  • Sorting on a Nested Type
  • The Nested Aggregation
  • Parent/Child Types
  • The has_child Query
  • The has_parent Query
  • Hands-on Lab (30 minutes): Define and use a nested mapping type and a parent/ child mapping type


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