How-to Install and Getting-Started with Elasticsearch Server on Ubuntu Linux

January 4th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Linux Ubuntu ElasticSearch Server Quick-Start

The Guide Shows You How-to Quick-Start with Elasticsearch Server on Ubuntu 12.04-Precise/12.10-Quantal/13.04-Raring/13.10-Saucy Linux.

The Elasticsearch Service is a distributed Restful Search and Analytics.

To Run the Elasticsearch Server it is Best to Dispose of an Oracle Official Java JDK 6+ Installation on System.

Elasticsearch uses Lucene under the covers to provide the most powerful full text search capabilities available in any open source product.

Ubuntu Elasticsearch Server Quick-Start - Featured
  1. Download Latest Elasticsearch Server for Linux:

    Elasticsearch Server tar.gz Linux
  2. Open a Command Line Session

  3. Extracting Elasticsearch Archive

    tar xvfz elasticsearch*.tar.gz
  4. Relocating Elasticsearch Server

    sudo su -c "rm elasticsearch*.tar.gz"
    sudo su -c "mv elasticsearch* /opt/"
    sudo su -c "chown -R root:root /opt/elasticsearch*"
  5. How-to Install Required Oracle-Sun JDK 7 on Ubuntu Linux:

    Install Oracle JDK for Ubuntu
  6. Starting Elasticsearch Server

    cd /opt/elasticsearch*
    sudo su -c "bin/elasticsearch -f"
  7. How-to Quick-Start with Elasticsearch Server Queries on Linux:

    Elasticsearch Server Quick-Start

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