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Discussion on: Explain Elasticsearch Like I'm Five

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Shawn Reisner • Edited

You store a copy of all your data in Elasticsearch that you want to be able to search for. It comes with a very powerful and customizable built-in search algorithm so you don't have to write one on your own, and you interact with it via a built-in REST API. That's the 10,000 foot view!

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Emmanuel Obogbaimhe Author

Great explanation. Thanks!