• Introducing extensions for OpenSearch

    Tue, Jul 25, 2023

    Extensions is a new experimental feature in OpenSearch 2.9 that allows you to extend OpenSearch and independently scale workloads without impacting cluster availability. In this blog post, we will introduce extensions and compare them to plugins. Using a 36-node cluster running a machine learning algorithm that performs high-cardinality anomaly detection, we’ll demonstrate how we have achieved a cost reduction of...

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  • Introducing OpenSearch 2.9.0

    Mon, Jul 24, 2023

    OpenSearch 2.9.0 is ready to download, with new features designed to help you build better search solutions and integrate more machine learning (ML) into your applications, along with updates for security analytics workloads, geospatial visualizations, and more. This release also provides new compression codecs that offer significant performance improvements and reduced index sizes. For developers, an experimental extensions software development...

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  • New for OpenSearch Dashboards: Long-running operation notifications and component templates

    Thu, Jul 20, 2023

    OpenSearch Dashboards now provides two additional UI elements to simplify index management---notifications for long-running operations and component templates. With long-running operation notification, you can subscribe to be notified of a specific task or type of task through any notification channel supported by the Notification plugin. With component templates, you can create a single index pattern that matches multiple indexes. Using...

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  • Correlating security events across different log sources

    Thu, Jul 13, 2023

    All enterprises, large and small, across different industries and geographies, are vulnerable to security threats to their valuable data. To detect and respond to these threats, organizations use commercial security information and event management (SIEM) solutions to gather security-related information and identify potential security issues. With the constantly changing techniques used by adversaries in the evolving threat landscape, it is...

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  • Optimize OpenSearch index shard sizes

    Thu, Jul 06, 2023

    This blog post discusses optimizing the number shards in an OpenSearch index. Optimizing shard sizes helps you get the best performance from OpenSearch.

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