Noteworthy at Compose : Fresher Elasticsearch


This is your weekly summary of Compose news for those changes and updates which can make your life easier. In this edition, there's an Elasticsearch update for 5.x users, a new API endpoint we hope you'll never use, and a look back at the week in Compose Articles.

Compose Elasticsearch update

For users of Elasticsearch 5.x, we've released Elasticsearch 5.6.9 which includes various minor fixes. This release is to keep in sync with Elastic updates. 5.6.9 was released by Elastic last week.

Upgrading Elasticsearch

Updating your existing Elasticsearch 5.x deployment is just a matter of navigating to Settings view in the Compose console for your deployment and, once you are there, selecting the new version in available versions and clicking Change Version.

New API endpoint

We're introducing a new API endpoint, but it's one we hope you'll rarely need. Say hello to 2016-07/accounts-delete where you can delete your entire account from the API. Note that you'll still need to de-provision every deployment on your account first to finalize the billing for each, just like you have to do when you are deleting an account from the Compose console. Find out more in the API documentation.

Compose Articles

Last week in Compose Articles, we took a deeper look Elasticsearch's Bulk API and Java, talked about failing over and, as always rounded up the database news from around the internet:

That's it for this week's Noteworthy at Compose. Onwards to next week!

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