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Tornado HTTP client for Elasticsearch

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Tornado Elasticsearch Client

Tornado HTTP client for Elasticsearch. Its goal is to provide common ground for all Elasticsearch-related code in tornado and provide a similar api to the official elasticsearch python client (elasticsearch-py). However, this client only works for HTTP (no thrift or memcache) and doesn’t support connection pooling at this time (one client per instance). This allows for you to design your own pooling/handling of callbacks.

Elasticsearch Compatibility

The library is compatible with Elasticsearch 2.X


pip install elasticsearch_tornado


Elasticsearch Tornado also provides a handy cli for interacting with Elasticsearch clusters. Here are a few handy commands:

# indexing

$ cat data.json
{ "index" : { "_index" : "test", "_type" : "type1", "_id" : "1" } }
{ "user" : "foo", "age": 100 }
{ "index" : { "_index" : "test", "_type" : "type1", "_id" : "2" } }
{ "user" : "bar", "age": 99 }

$ cat data.json | et index

# searching

$ et search -q 'age:99'
{"took":5,"timed_out":false,"_shards":{"total":8,"successful":8,"failed":0},"hits":{"total":2,"max_score":1.5108256,"hits":[{"_index":"test","_type":"type1","_id":"2","_score":1.5108256},{"_index":"test","_type":"test_type","_id":"2","_score":1.5108256,"_source":{ "user" : "bar", "age": 99 }}]}}

# cat API

$ et cat master 8 20 0.05 d * Randall Shire

$ et cat nodes 8 20 0.05 d * Randall Shire

$ et cat shards
index    2 p STARTED    0  131b Randall Shire
index    2 r UNASSIGNED
index    4 p STARTED    1 3.7kb Randall Shire
index    4 r UNASSIGNED
index    3 p STARTED    0  131b Randall Shire
index    3 r UNASSIGNED
index    1 p STARTED    0  131b Randall Shire
index    1 r UNASSIGNED
index    0 p STARTED    0  131b Randall Shire
index    0 r UNASSIGNED
test     0 p STARTED    0  159b Randall Shire
test     0 r UNASSIGNED
.scripts 0 p STARTED    1 2.7kb Randall Shire

Example use

Simple use-case:

from __future__            import print_function
from elasticsearch_tornado import EsClient, serialize
from functools             import partial
from tornado               import ioloop, gen
import json

c = EsClient()

def index(doc):
    p = partial(
    res = yield gen.Task(p)
    raise gen.Return(res)

def get(doc_id):
    p = partial(
    res = yield gen.Task(p)
    raise gen.Return(res)

def main_coro():
    res = yield index({"user": "foo", "age": 100})
    doc_id = json.loads(res.body).get('_id', '')
    res = yield get(doc_id)

{"_index":"test_index","_type":"test_doctype","_id":"AVQmGdzo66UC-UgKXqlX","_version":1,"found":true,"_source":{"age": 100, "user": "foo"}

Python Compatibility

Tested with python: 2.6, 2.7, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5 and pypy


Copyright 2014-2016 Daniel Hodges

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