If you tried to install Magento 2 Elasticsearch on Ubuntu and came across the message Magento 2 Elasticsearch connection failed then this is the article for you. Here we will first discuss thoroughly what is Magento 2 Elasticsearch, and then we will go through the process of installing as well as configuring the Magento 2 Elasticsearch on Ubuntu.
This blog, helps the users to integrate the Elasticsearch engine inside the web store, Magento 2. The Elasticsearch is one highly scalable and open-sourced plus full-text engine for analytics and search.
Moreover, it allows the users to store, plus search, as well as analyze large amounts of data speedily that too in nearly real-time. This is usually used as an underlying engine or technology which powers the applications that possess complex features for search and requirements. Therefore, the benefits of the Elasticsearch for Magento 2 are quite useful.
Some of this most beneficial features of this are mentioned below:
This feature enables the clients to look for the products even if they by mistake enter the wrong name of the product, by suggesting to them all the various products that have nearly the same product name as the one they searched for.
The Admins are able to set the levels of spell correction at 1 or 2. The Elastic Search Engine will automatically correct the typed keywords even when they are incorrectly typed by the Client.
The admins can also add numerous synonyms for various products, plus categories and if the Client searches for either one of these synonyms or words then the search engine’s result page will display all the related results to these synonyms or words.
With this Search suggestion feature, all the clients can search for Categories, and Pages as well as Products only by typing the Keywords.
If the users are coming across slow along with poor fetching of the search results in their e-commerce site, plus are looking for another solution where they can have a quick retrieval, in that case, Elasticsearch is the one solution that will be of use to them. Because Elasticsearch is one such search engine. Moreover, it is highly scalable as well as open-sourced and a full-text engine for search.
Using the module of Magento 2 Elasticsearch, one can render his/her customers with a sound and smooth experience of search. This module will narrow down the search results. Plus it will allow the users to search, as well as analyze the immense amount of data in no time.
Follow the given steps to install the Elasticsearch.
sudo apt update
sudo apt install apt-transport-https
sudo apt install openjdk-8-jdk
Now you need to verify the Java installation with the help of the command mentioned below and the output would something like the one shown in the image.
wget -qO - https://artifacts.elastic.co/GPG-KEY-elasticsearch | sudo apt-key add -
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb https://artifacts.elastic.co/packages/7.x/apt stable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/elastic-7.x.list'
If needed change the 7.x with the version you are using.
sudo apt update
sudo apt install elasticsearch
sudo systemctl enable elasticsearch.service
sudo systemctl start elasticsearch.service
curl -X GET "localhost:9200/"
The result will be:
sudo journalctl -u elasticsearch
Now you have successfully installed the Magento 2 community Elasticsearch successfully on the Ubuntu server.
So above we discussed what exactly is Magento 2 Elasticsearch, what are its features and how is it useful. Therefore, you must have a clear understanding of this by now. Further, we understood the installation and configuration procedure for Magento 2 Elasticsearch on Ubuntu. Hence, you can easily install and use it now.
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