Installing Elasticsearch 5.0 as Service on Windows

In previous version (example Elasticsearch 1.7 ), we have used service.bat script to create an Elasticsearch windows service.(link) In Elasticsearch 5.0, the same achieved using the script named "elasticsearch-service.bat" which is available inside the bin folder of Elasticsearch package. The following services are available in package elasticsearch-service-x64 - 64 bit elasticsearch-service-x86 - 32 bit Base…

Elasticsearch Cluster settings for Production Deployment

The following settings are needed to set in the configuration in the cluster to achieve high availability and stability. Data and logs path By default, the plugins, logs, and data are placed in the installation path. This can lead to unfortunate accidents, whereby the installation directory¬†is accidentally overwritten by a new installation of Elasticsearch. The…

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